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Searches active as of August 15, 2014

Assistant Professor of Economics

Assistant Professor of Engineering

Assistant Professor of Statistical and Data Sciences

Assistant Professor of the Study of Women and Gender: Queer Studies

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 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


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


Assistant Professor of the Study of Women and Gender: Queer Studies

The Program for the Study of Women and Gender at Smith College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of queer studies broadly defined. The successful candidate will be prepared to offer courses at the intermediate and advanced levels in queer studies, including courses in theory and in topics related to the candidate's field of specialization, and will teach in the Program’s interdisciplinary introductory course.

Candidates should demonstrate research and teaching commitments to understanding the intersection of sexuality with gender, race, and class. Candidates must have prior interdisciplinary teaching experience, including an introductory course in the study of women and gender. A Ph.D. is required by the time of appointment.

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. In addition, the Pioneer Valley has the highest concentration of faculty in gender and sexuality studies in the country, providing broad collaborative opportunities and resources such as participation in the new Five College Queer & Sexuality Studies Certificate (https://www.fivecolleges.edu/queerstudies). Details about the Program for the Study of Women and Gender at Smith may be found at http://www.smith.edu/swg/.

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/25698 with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin October 10, 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/25698

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