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Assistant Professor of Economics

Assistant Professor of Statistical and Data Sciences

Lecturer in Arabic Language


Assistant Professor of Economics

The Department of Economics at Smith College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2017.  Candidates should have a strong foundation in the economies of East Asia, with particular interest in the economy of China.  Teaching responsibilities for this position will regularly include courses in the Chinese economy, along with a selection of microeconomics, macroeconomics and/or statistics at the introductory level or intermediate level.  Other courses may be taught depending upon the candidate’s field of specialization. Ph.D. in Economics or relevant field is required by the time of appointment. Faculty from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts.  A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges. Details about the Department of Economics may be found at http://www.smith.edu/economics/.

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/36181 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a graduate transcript, a job market paper, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three confidential letters of recommendation.  Review of applications will begin on November 18, 2016.  Interviews with semifinalists will be held at the Meetings of the American Economic Association in Chicago, IL (January 6-8, 2017), and by video conference for those select applicants unable to attend.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff and curriculum lie at the heart of the college’s mission. We are committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in the application process for individuals with disabilities and encourage applicants to request any needed accommodation(s). We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures, including, but not limited to, those based on ability, age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, and veteran status.

Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Women, underrepresented racial groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/36181


Assistant Professor of Statistical and Data Sciences

The Program in Statistical and Data Sciences at Smith College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2017. Within statistics, this is an open-field position. A Ph.D. in statistics or a closely-related field is required.

The successful candidate will be prepared to teach statistics at all levels, advise and mentor students, and must provide evidence of excellence in teaching and of an active research program. Candidates with statistical consulting experience are especially encouraged to apply. As Smith is one of the first liberal arts colleges to offer a major and minor in statistical and data sciences, the new hire will be expected to participate in its growing dynamic interdisciplinary program, with an ability to involve undergraduate students in research, and a willingness to participate in research efforts across the College.

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest independent women's college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Tenure-track faculty members teach two courses each semester and enjoy a generous sabbatical policy. The Five College Consortium, comprised of Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, and Hampshire Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, provides a rich intellectual and cultural life and broad collegial opportunities. Smith College is an institutional member of the American Statistical Association and the Five-College Statistics Program, which supports a vibrant statistical community. Details about the Program in Statistical and Data Sciences at Smith may be found at http://smith.edu/statistics/.

Submit applications at http://apply.interfolio.com/36190 with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, description of research, statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and three confidential letters of recommendation addressing both teaching and research. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2016.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is at the heart of our mission and vision for the College. We are committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in the application process for individuals with disabilities and encourage applicants to request any needed accommodation(s). We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures, including, but not limited to, those based on ability, age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, and veteran status.

Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/36190


Lecturer of Arabic Language

The Five College Arabic Language Initiative and the Program in Middle East Studies at Smith College invite applications for a full-time one-year lecturer position in Arabic Language, which will be based at Smith College beginning July 2016. Applicants must have native or near-native fluency in Modern Standard Arabic, English, and at least one Arabic dialect. Master’s degree or above in Arabic Language, Literature, Linguistics, Culture, Arabic Studies, or a relevant field is required.

The successful candidate will teach five courses each academic year, typically teaching on at least two campuses. Candidates should have demonstrated experience and excellence in teaching Arabic language with the proficiency-communicative approach at all levels at the college level.

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women's college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The Five College Consortium, comprised of Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, and Hampshire Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, provides a rich intellectual and cultural life. Details about the Five College Arabic Language Initiative can be found at https://www.fivecolleges.edu/arablanguage.  Details about the Middle East Studies Program at Smith can be found at http://www.smith.edu/mes/index.php.

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/36046 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, three recent teaching evaluations, and contact information for three references (formal letters will be required at the finalist stage). In addition, we will request samples of teaching materials (e.g. syllabus, teaching plans, exams, handouts, etc.) from selected finalists. Review of applications will begin July 11, 2016.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is at the heart of our mission and vision for the College. We are committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in the application process for individuals with disabilities and encourage applicants to request any needed accommodation(s). We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures, including, but not limited to, those based on ability, age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, and veteran status.

Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Women, underrepresented racial groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/36046


Smith College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or veteran status in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations.

In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Smith College will attempt to provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with a disability in completing the application form or with the interview process. Please notify the Office of Human Resources at (413) 585-2270 in advance so necessary arrangements can be made.

 


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