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Visiting Assistant Professor of Data Science, MassMutual Faculty Fellow

Lecturer in Korean Studies

Janet Wright Ketcham 1953 Professorship in Middle East Studies

Other Academic/Course Support Positions


Visiting Assistant Professor of Data Science, MassMutual Faculty Fellow

The Program in Statistical and Data Sciences at Smith College invites applications for a four-year, non-tenure-track position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Data Science, MassMutual Faculty Fellow, to begin July 1, 2015. This full-time appointment comes with competitive salary and benefits, access to research funding, and a reduced teaching load, and is offered in collaboration with MassMutual as part of a new Women in Data Science initiative. The Faculty Fellow will participate in the teaching of data science and in building a strong interdisciplinary program in statistical and data sciences at the College (http://smith.edu/statistics/).

Ph.D. in computer science, statistics, biostatistics, or closely related field required; candidates must provide evidence of excellence in teaching and of an active research program. Possible specialties include, but are not limited to, machine learning, data mining, databases, parallel and distributed computing, and high performance computing.

The Faculty Fellow will teach four courses annually: three courses in data science at Smith and one continuing education course for MassMutual data scientists at the company's nearby Amherst, MA, premises. Faculty Fellows may also have opportunities to engage with MassMutual in sponsored research.

One of the nationís top liberal arts colleges and largest womenís college, Smith College has a faculty of outstanding scholars who are also dedicated teachers. Faculty members interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Located in Northampton, MA, the College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Smith is an institutional member of the American Statistical Association and the Five-College Statistics Program, which supports a vibrant statistical community.

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/29381 with a cover letter, 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 immediately.

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/29381


Lecturer in Korean Studies

The Program in East Asian Studies at Smith College invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Korean Studies. This is a two-year, non-tenure-track, benefits-eligible appointment, beginning July 2015.

We seek someone trained in the humanities or social sciences to teach surveys of pre-modern and modern Korea, and advanced Korean Studies courses (other than language and literature) from interdisciplinary and comparative perspectives. The normal teaching load is five courses per year.

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 Program in East Asian Studies at Smith may be found at http://www.smith.edu/eas/.

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/28339 with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, unofficial transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin February 15, 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/28339


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


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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