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Searches active as of July 29, 2014

Assistant Professor of Economics

Neuroscience Lab Instructor

Assistant Professor of Statistical and Data Sciences

Other Academic/Course Support Positions


Assistant Professor of Economics

The Smith College Department of Economics invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting July 1, 2015. Candidates should have strong foundations in public economics, preferably with a demonstrated interest in pursuing empirical research in the field, and in statistics, and a commitment to undergraduate teaching. A Ph.D. by the time of appointment is required.

Tenure-track faculty members teach two courses each semester and enjoy a generous sabbatical policy; teaching responsibilities for this position will regularly include public economics, Introduction to Statistics and Econometrics, and microeconomics and/or macroeconomics at the introductory level, with the possibility of other courses depending upon the faculty memberís interests. Details about the Department of Economics may be found at http://www.smith.edu/economics.

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. 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.

Submit applications at http://apply.interfolio.com/25480 with a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a copy of the graduate transcript, a job market paper, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin November 21, 2014. Interviews with semifinalists will be held at the Meetings of the American Economic Association in Boston, MA (January 3-5, 2015), or by video conference if attendance at the Meetings is impracticable.

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/25480


Neuroscience Lab Instructor

Neuroscience Lab Instructor The Neuroscience Program at Smith College invites applications for a lab instructor to begin August 15st, 2014. This is a half-time, benefit-eligible course support position. We seek a candidate with either a graduate degree in neuroscience or a related field, or equivalent experience. The successful candidate will have strong teaching skills, facility with experimental design, and should be eager to engage in teaching undergraduate students.

Teaching responsibilities will include taking a key role in development of new approaches in the neuroscience experimental methods lab course focused on behavioral neuroscience, as well as teaching laboratories in advanced courses on developmental biology (fall) and neuroendocrinology (spring). Our courses include an inquiry-based approach that seeks to involve students in hands-on student-initiated research. Supervision of student research projects will require flexibility in scheduling at times. The ideal candidate will have experience with use of mice and zebrafish, or in working with other model organisms.

Submit applications at http://apply.interfolio.com/25093 with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for 2 individuals from whom we can request confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin June 15, 2014.

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire, and Mount Holyoke Colleges and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Smith College is an equal opportunity employer encouraging excellence through diversity.

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/25093


Assistant Professor of Statistical and Data Sciences

The Program in Statistical and Data Sciences at Smith College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2015. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, or closely related field by time of appointment, and must provide evidence of excellence in teaching applied and mathematical statistics and of an active research program. The candidate will be expected to participate in the teaching of statistics, especially at the elementary and intermediate levels, to teach other courses in statistics and/or data science, and to participate in building a strong interdisciplinary program in statistical and data sciences at 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. If you have questions about the position or the Program, please email Charles Staelin, the chair of the search committee, at cstaelin@smith.edu.

Submit applications at http://apply.interfolio.com/25478 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. Applications received by November 15, 2014, will receive full consideration.

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/25478

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