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Searches active as of November 25, 2014

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Architectural History

Postdoctoral Fellowship in History of Photography

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Assistant Professor of Economics

Assistant Professor of Engineering

Lecturer in French Studies

Lecturer in Latin American History

Lecturer in Mathematics and Statistics

Janet Wright Ketcham 1953 Professorship in Middle East Studies

Assistant Director of Choral Activities and Lecturer in Music

Assistant Professor of Statistical and Data Sciences

Other Academic/Course Support Positions


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Architectural History

The Department of Art at Smith College invites applications for a three-year postdoctoral fellowship in Architectural History, to begin July 1, 2015. We seek candidates working in architectural traditions of North America (Canada, the United States, Mexico, or the Caribbean); time period open. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand or all requirements for the degree fulfilled by the start of the appointment.

The successful candidate will teach one course per semester, conduct research, and participate in faculty development projects at Smith College and in the Five College Consortium. The Fellowship includes full benefits, mentoring, and research support.

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, while Smith College resources include the Hillyer Art Library, the Imaging Center, and the Smith College Museum of Art (http://www.smith.edu/art/).

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/27996 with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three confidential references, and a writing sample (approximately 25 pages: an article, dissertation or book chapter). Review of applications will begin January 8, 2015.

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/27996


Postdoctoral Fellowship in History of Photography

The Department of Art at Smith College invites applications for a three-year postdoctoral fellowship in the History of Photography, to begin July 1, 2015. We welcome candidates working in any region of the world and photographic medium. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand or all requirements for the degree fulfilled by the start of the appointment.

The successful candidate will teach one course per semester, conduct research, and participate in faculty development projects at Smith College and in the Five College Consortium. The Fellowship includes full benefits, mentoring, and research support.

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, while Smith College resources include the Hillyer Art Library, the Imaging Center, and the Smith College Museum of Art (http://www.smith.edu/art/).

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/27997 with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three confidential references, and a writing sample (approximately 25 pages: an article, dissertation or book chapter). Review of applications will begin January 8, 2015.

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/27997


Assistant Professor of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at Smith College invites applications for a tenure-track, full-time position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 2015. Candidates should demonstrate the potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and the capacity to develop an active research program, preferably within the areas of data science, mobile computing, and/or software engineering. A Ph.D. in a relevant field is required by the time of appointment. Candidates with postdoctoral or other experience and the ability to work with diverse student populations are especially encouraged to apply.

Tenure-track faculty members teach two courses each semester and enjoy a generous sabbatical policy. The Department is housed in a newly constructed, LEED® certified, 400,000 square foot science and engineering building with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities. Further details about the department may be found at http://www.cs.smith.edu.

Located in the vibrant community of 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 and broad collegial opportunities.

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/26507 with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements on teaching and research, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin November 21, 2014.

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/26507


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 member’s 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


Assistant Professor of Engineering

The Picker Engineering Program at Smith College invites applications for a tenure-track, full-time Assistant Professor of Engineering to begin July 2015. Responsibilities include teaching four engineering courses per year, developing an active research program within engineering, and advising student research. Teaching responsibilities include one or more of our core courses (mass and energy balances, statics, circuits, thermodynamics, and fluid mechanics) in addition to our introductory and capstone experiences and developing electives in the candidate's area of specialty.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in engineering or a closely related discipline by the time of appointment and a commitment to excellence in teaching and research. Candidates with postdoctoral or other substantial experience and demonstrated ability to work with diverse student populations are especially encouraged to apply.

Smith College's ABET-accredited Picker Engineering Program is situated within a liberal arts college and is the nation's first such program at a women's college. The Program, which is located in a newly constructed, LEED® certified, 400,000 square foot science and engineering building with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, strives to prepare our diverse engineering student body, from 33 U.S. states and 24 countries, for global citizenship and a sustainable future. Graduates have gone on to leadership positions in industry, non-profit, government, and higher education. Faculty and student research currently addresses contemporary issues in engineering with applications in energy, the environment, human health, and education. Details about the Program may be found at http://www.smith.edu/engin/.

Located in the vibrant community of 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 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.

Submit applications to http://apply.interfolio.com/25545 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements on teaching and research, and the names and contact information for three confidential references. Review of applications will begin on November 14, 2014.

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/25545


Lecturer in French Studies

The Department of French Studies at Smith College invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position beginning July 1, 2015. The initial appointment will be for three years, with the possibility of renewal. The normal teaching load is five courses per year.

We seek an energetic generalist to teach language courses at all levels as well as introductory literary and cultural analysis. The successful candidate will participate in the development of the French undergraduate curriculum, advise students informally, and engage in the cultural, academic, and scholarly life of the Department.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in French Studies or a directly related field by the time of appointment, native or near-native fluency in French and English, and experience with current pedagogical practices for teaching French as a second language. Candidates familiar with online learning and the digital humanities are especially 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 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. Details about the Department of French Studies may be found at http://www.smith.edu/french.

Submit applications at http://apply.interfolio.com/26285 with letter of application, C.V., teaching statement, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Applications received by December 1, 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/26285


Lecturer in Latin American History

The Department of History and the Program in Latin American and Latino/a Studies invite applications for a two-year, non-tenure track joint position as Lecturer in Latin American history. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible appointment with a five-course annual teaching load, beginning fall 2015.

Period, region, and specialization open. The successful candidate must be prepared to teach semester-long colonial and national history surveys that form the basis of the Latin American Studies major, but will also have the opportunity to teach more specialized courses related to her/his research interests. Ph.D. or ABD status required.

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.

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/27981 with a letter of application, CV, unofficial graduate transcripts, 2 syllabi (one for either the colonial or national survey), a writing sample of approximately 40 pages (an article, dissertation chapter, or book chapter), and 3 confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2015.

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/27981


Lecturer in Mathematics and Statistics

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Smith College invites applications for a full-time, benefits-eligible position at the rank of Lecturer, to begin Fall 2015. The initial term of appointment is two years, with the possibility of renewal. The normal teaching load is five courses per year. Additional short-term positions may be available.

We seek someone particularly interested in working with pre-calculus and calculus students. Responsibilities include teaching and coordinating these offerings, working with the College's quantitative skills center, and participating in the Masters of Arts in Teaching (Mathematics) program. Evidence of excellent teaching is essential. Successful applicants will have both an interest and expertise in math education broadly defined and an ongoing research and scholarship program. A Ph.D. in the mathematical sciences is required by the time of appointment.

The Department has broad interests in theoretical and applied mathematics. In addition to the Mathematics Major and Minor and the Masters of Arts in Teaching program, the Department offers a Biomathematical Sciences Concentration and a Postbaccalaureate Program in Mathematics, while the NSF-funded Center for Women in Mathematics at Smith offers opportunities to work with women heading toward graduate school in the mathematical sciences. Further details may be found at http://www.math.smith.edu.

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.

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/26281 with a letter of application describing your interest in this position, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, a description of research, and three confidential letters of recommendation covering both your teaching and your scholarly activities. Applicants should indicate if they intend to attend the AMS/MAA meetings in San Antonio, TX, January 2015. Applications received by November 17th, 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/26281


Janet Wright Ketcham 1953 Professorship in Middle East Studies

The Program in Middle East Studies at Smith College invites applications from senior scholars to serve as the inaugural occupant of the Janet Wright Ketcham '53 Chair in Middle East Studies, beginning July 2015. This appointment will be at the associate or full professor level with tenure. We seek a distinguished scholar of the Middle East with a focus on issues in the contemporary Arab world. Scholarly proficiency in Arabic is required; knowledge of other regional languages is desirable. Candidates for this appointment must have a track record of intellectual leadership in the field and a passion for undergraduate teaching. Applications are encouraged from broadly trained scholars of the region, as well as those with comparative training in Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Palestine, and/or Turkey.

The successful candidate will be a scholar-teacher trained in the history, economics, politics, societies, and/or cultures of the region, and will be able to teach across disciplines. The successful candidate will be expected to offer both undergraduate seminars in her/his fields of specialization and intermediate courses that address the contemporary geopolitical and cultural landscape of the Middle East in a global context, and to contribute to the development of a broad interdisciplinary introduction to Middle Eastern Studies. We are particularly interested in applicants whose specializations enhance the existing strengths of our Program in Middle East Studies (www.smith.edu/mes).

Tenured faculty at Smith teach two courses each semester, interact with students in small classes, and actively advise independent undergraduate research. The College's commitment to research is supported by a generous sabbatical policy and faculty development funding, and faculty benefit from the rich intellectual, cultural, and creative atmosphere supported by the Five College Consortium, comprised of Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke and Hampshire Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Located in the vibrant college town of Northampton, Massachusetts, Smith College is among the nation's leading liberal arts colleges and its largest women's college, and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts.

Applications may be submitted online only at http://apply.interfolio.com/26948 with a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research, and three confidential letters of recommendation from fellow scholars of Middle Eastern Studies. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014.

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/26948


Assistant Director of Choral Activities and Lecturer in Music

The Department of Music at Smith College invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Choral Activities and Lecturer in Music, to begin fall 2015. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, two-year position, with the possibility of renewal for a third and final year. A Master's degree or equivalent professional experience is required by the time of appointment.

The successful candidate will conduct an introductory-level choral ensemble that provides artistic experience for incoming students and preparation for the Glee Club, the principal vocal ensemble at the college. Responsibilities include teaching musicianship sections associated with theory courses and a combination of other tasks (to be determined) such as giving private voice lessons and/or teaching choral literature or fundamentals of music. The position carries significant administrative responsibility and requires the ability to work effectively with colleagues and student leaders.

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 Department of Music at Smith may be found at http://www.smith.edu/music/.

Submit applications at http://apply.interfolio.com/27536 with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, web links to a performance and 10 minutes of a rehearsal, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2014. 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/27536


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


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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