Prospective Faculty

Faculty Stories:  Meet some of the remarkable people who make up our faculty and learn about the diverse paths that have led them to Middlebury.  

Employment at Middlebury

  • Faculty and staff employment opportunities are posted online. 
  • Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.  You can find a link to the policy in the menu on the left. 
  • Middlebury College offers an extremely competitive benefits package.  Links to documentation and summaries of the benefits plans are available on the HR website.  The Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) provides confidential counseling and referral services for employees.  
  • Prospective faculty may find it useful to peruse the resources for new faculty.
  • The Faculty Handbook includes our rules for appointment and tenure.  More information on the review process, including an FAQ and advice from former members of the Council on Reviews, is available on the Academic Affairs website
  • The Office of the VPAA and Human Resources collaborate to support faculty with spouses/partners seeking employment.  

Being a Faculty Member at Middlebury

Living in Middlebury.  The majority of Middlebury faculty live in and around Middlebury, but many faculty also choose to live in or near Burlington (35 miles to the north) or Rutland (just over 30 miles to the south).  Public transportation within Addison County and between Middlebury/Burlington and Middlebury/Rutland is provided by the Addison County Transit Resources

  • The Charles P. Scott Center serves as a focal point for spiritual and religious life on campus, and there is a diverse array of local congregations and faith communities
  • Child care options include a number of child care centers, as well as smaller, in-home options.   
  • Most towns in Vermont have their own elementary school providing K-6 education.  Middle schools and high schools are organized into union districts that draw students from multiple towns.  These include the Addison Central School district, serving students in Middlebury and Addison County, the Chittenden South Supervisory Union, serving students in the Burlington area and Chittenden County, and the Rutland Central Supervisory Union, serving students in the Rutland area.   The Vermont Agency of Education provides a list of approved/recognized independent (private) schools.
  • Vermont, as an agricultural state, has a vibrant food culture, which includes a rich array of community-supported agriculture, farmer’s markets, and a Vermont Fresh Network of restaurants.  The Rutland/Middlebury/Burlington area has a variety of options for food shopping, ranging from local food co-ops to large grocery stores.  Burlington has a number of specialty food stores, including grocery stores specializing in Indian, Himalayan/Nepali, and other Asian cuisines. 
  • There is an informal LGBTQ faculty/staff group that meets socially.  The contact person is Professor Roman Graf ( Local resources for LGBTQ community members are summarized here
  • There is an informal group of faculty and staff of color that meets socially.  The contact person is Professor Miguel Fernandez (  Information resources regarding diversity and inclusion can be found here

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