All faculty recruiting is done at the department level. If you have questions about a particular position, please contact the department chair or coordinator.

Middlebury provides several resources to help prospective faculty find housing, child care and spousal employment information. Please contact the Vice President for Academic Affairs/Dean of the Faculty’s office if more assistance is needed.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check.

Tenure Track Position Openings (beginning Fall 2021)

Open-Rank Professor of Black Studies (Black European Studies)

The Program in Black Studies at Middlebury College invites applications for a full-time position, open rank, with a focus in Black European Studies (open discipline). The successful candidate should demonstrate knowledge of Black German Studies and will contribute one course per semester to the German Department to be taught in German, including introductory language instruction. Therefore, candidates should demonstrate experience and strong commitment to teaching German-language courses at all levels  and have C1/C2 proficiency in German. The other course each semester will be taught in English and in the candidate’s area of expertise or in the Black Studies core curriculum. All candidates are expected to conduct cutting-edge research that also enriches course offerings in the growing Black Studies Program. As a new program, the hired candidate will have substantial input into the program’s curricular development and direction. The successful candidate will be expected to also contribute regularly to the college-wide curriculum, including the first-year seminar program and winter term curriculum. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and scholarly potential or accomplishment, commensurate with experience. Ability to conduct work in an African language is a plus. 

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. Women, people of color, veterans, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community are encouraged to apply. The teaching load for this position is 2-2 and 2-1-2 in alternating years.

Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. With your application materials, please provide a separate, one-page statement on inclusion that addresses how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service demonstrate a commitment to and/or evidence of engaging with issues of diversity and inclusion. Through Interfolio, send to Professor Daniel F. Silva, Director of Black Studies: a letter of application; a curriculum vitae; a sample of scholarly or artistic production; a statement of teaching philosophy; a statement of research; statement on inclusion; and 3 confidential letters of recommendation, one of which should comment on the candidate’s German language instruction. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2020 and will continue until the position has been filled.

Assistant Professor of History (African American History)

The Department of History invites applications for an assistant professorship in African American history before 1830, to begin Fall 2021. The successful applicant will demonstrate an ability to teach a variety of pre-1830 courses of their own design as well as chronologically broader courses including a survey of African American history.  Expected teaching load will include 2 courses each fall and spring term, as well as a 4-week winter term course in alternating years, with an overall average of 90 students/year. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to contribute to a vibrant new Black Studies Program and the First Year Seminar Program. 

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The position is open to applicants who will complete the PhD no later than September 2021.  Consideration of applications will begin on December 7, 2020, with preliminary online interviews in January 2021.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body.

Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio submit: 1. a letter of application addressed to the History Department Search Committee that addresses your philosophical approach to teaching, your interests and your goals as an educator.  The letter should also explain your scholarly agenda; 2. graduate transcripts; 3. A one-page statement on inclusion that addresses how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service demonstrate a commitment to and/or evidence of engaging with issues of diversity and inclusion; 4. curriculum vitae; 5. three letters of recommendation, at least one of which speaks to teaching experience and ability. Applications will be accepted beginning immediately and all application materials must be received by December 7, 2020.

Term Positions (Academic Year 2021-22)

Assistant in Instruction in Computer Science (1 year term)

The Department of Computer Science at Middlebury College invites applications for a 1-year Assistant in Instruction position in computer science, beginning in Fall 2021. A B.A. or B.S. degree in computer science or a related discipline is required. The appointment will be made for 11 months. Responsibilities include teaching lab sections, holding tutoring sessions, coordinating student TAs, assisting faculty with course and lab preparation and grading, and system administration support. Knowledge of the Middlebury College computer science major is beneficial. Ability to work with students, both in the classroom and individually, is essential.

Applications must be submitted electronically through Interfolio. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. In your application materials, we encourage you to address how you might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Through Interfolio, submit to Matthew Dickerson Department Chair: resume, transcript, and three letters of reference. Apply

Review of applications will begin April 1, 2021, and will continue until the position has been filled.

Assistant in Instruction, Film and Media Culture (11-month position)

The Film and Media Culture Department invites applicants for a full time, 11-month appointment with possibility of renewal for a following year, beginning August 2021. The successful candidate will be expected to serve as a teaching assistant for Sight & Sound 1 video production, to manage the Film & Media equipment room, to support other courses and projects as needed and to provide training and mentoring for students to use video and audio equipment. Ability to work with students, both in the classroom and individually, is essential. Experience with Middlebury’s Film & Media department is preferred. B.A. or B.F.A. in Film and Media or a related discipline is required, with strong experience in video and audio production.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. 

Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. In your application materials please address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Through Interfolio submit: a letter of application addressed to Jason Mittell, Department Chair; resume; and three names of reference. More information. Review of applications will begin March 15 and will continue until the position has been filled. Submit application materials.

Assistant in Instruction in Geography (11-month position)

The Department of Geography invites applicants for an Assistant in Science Instruction. The successful candidate will work closely with faculty in the Geography Department. The main responsibilities include assistance in the preparation and instruction of classes in geographic information systems and cartography. Additional responsibilities include support and maintenance of GIS databases and software, supporting GIS activities in other areas of the curriculum and faculty research, maintenance and enhancement of the departmental website, general maintenance of the labs and student work areas, and mentoring and supervising student lab monitors. The 11-month position is based on a 40-hour work week and will begin on or about August 1, 2021. The work schedule will be coordinated with the department chair and the faculty teaching GIS or cartography courses.

Applicants are required to have a B.A. or B.S. in Geography, Environmental Studies or closely related field. Ability and desire to work with students, both in the formal classroom environment and individually, is essential. The position requires the ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently. The applicant must have strong computer skills with demonstrated experience working with desktop GIS software (e.g. ArcGIS and QGIS) and related extensions and plugins for spatial analysis with vector, raster, and network data models. Experience working with the Adobe Suite of graphic software (e.g. Illustrator and Photoshop), RStudio, web-based GIS and cartography platforms (e.g. Google Earth Engine, ArcGIS Online, StoryMaps, Mapbox, and Leaflet), and educational software (Canvas) is preferred. The successful candidate will have demonstrated interest in learning and teaching new technologies for spatial analysis, data visualization, and education.

Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. In your application materials please address how your assistance to instruction outlined above might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Through Interfolio submit a letter of application addressed to the Department Chair, Guntram Herb, along with a current curriculum vitae that includes all qualifications. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Hebrew plus admin responsibilities (1 year with possible renewal)

The Middlebury Language Schools seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor (PhD required; candidates at the ABD level will be considered) for a one-year renewable term position beginning September 2021. The successful candidate will have administrative responsibilities in the Language Schools, Middlebury School of Hebrew and will teach courses in Modern Hebrew language and culture in Middlebury College during the academic year. Courses beyond the language will focus on Israel Studies, broadly defined (Hebrew literature and culture, Israeli society and politics, etc.). Native or near-native fluency in Hebrew is required. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and of scholarly potential.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body.

Review of applications will begin May 1, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names of three academic references. More information.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian (2-year term)

The Department of Russian invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian, two-year term position to begin in Fall 2021. Research specialization is open. Applicants should demonstrate an ability to teach Russian literature and culture, native or near-native fluency in Russian and English, and interest and experience in teaching language at the undergraduate level. The position entails teaching Russian at all levels and courses in English on Russian culture and literature.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. 

Applications must be received by March 19. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces differences, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to undergraduate teaching and scholarly potential. Please submit a letter of application through InterFolio, including a statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability. Please include in your letter reference to how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. More information. Review of applications will begin on March 19 and continue until the position is filled.