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Assistant Professor of Environmental Anthropoloy

Assistant Professor of Architecture

Assistant Professor of Art: Painting

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Chemistry

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Open-Rank Positions in Computer Science

Claire Boothe Luce Assistant Professorship in Computer Science and Statistical and Data Sciences

Assistant Professor of Economics

Assistant Professor of English and the Study of Women & Gender

Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor of Exercise and Sport Studies: Coaching Education

Lecturer in Latin American Cultural Geography

Assistant Professor of Music

Assistant Professor of Indo-Asia-Pacific Politics

Assistant Professor of Statistical and Data Sciences


Assistant Professor of Environmental Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology at Smith College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 2017. We seek scholars in the field of Cultural Anthropology with a focus on the relationship of human communities to their physical environment. A Ph.D. in Anthropology or a related field is expected by the time of appointment.

The position requires teaching four courses a year, including one section of introductory cultural anthropology. We seek candidates whose research is ethnographically grounded with an emphasis on spatial analysis, and whose teaching can incorporate the use of quantitative data and/or digital technology such as Geographical Information Systems (GIS). Areas of particular interest may include but are not limited to: environmental justice or anthropogenic climate change, with a focus on such topics as water rights and resource politics, impacts of pollution, desertification, wild habitat fragmentation, strategies for the mitigation of environmental risk, human/animal relationships, the effects of sea level rise, and socio-cultural resiliency in the face of future environmental change. We welcome applications from scholars whose expertise lies in applied anthropology.

Successful candidates will help to integrate the college’s excellent resources in spatial analysis, environmental studies and sustainable design into our humanistically-oriented anthropology curriculum, as well has having a demonstrated record of excellent teaching and a clear trajectory for research and publication.  Geographical focus is open, though preference will be given to areas that do not overlap significantly with the work of current department faculty. Details about the Department of Anthropology can be found at https://www.smith.edu/anthro/.

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. Tenure-track faculty members teach two courses each semester, mentor and advise undergraduates, 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.

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/37503 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three confidential letters of recommendation.  Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2016.  Interviews with semifinalists will be held at the American Anthropological Association Meetings in Minneapolis, MN (November 17-19, 2016), and by video conference for those select applicants unable to attend.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is crucial to the 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/37503


Assistant Professor of Architecture

The Smith College Department of Art invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Architecture, at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 2017. We seek an architect with the vision and skills to lead and develop an architecture track in the curriculum of a liberal arts college. Along with strong design skills, we seek candidates whose work addresses and reflects upon pressing spatial and social issues (e.g., climate change, displacement and migration, global/local tensions and relationships, and/or intersectional socio-economic inequities in the built environment). M. Arch is required, as well as at least two years of post-graduate school teaching experience.

Teaching duties include developing and offering a suite of studio classes in Architecture from introductory to advanced levels, including thematic courses related to the successful candidate’s expertise and interests. Candidates must be fluent with physical and digital means of production, as well as current debates and projects related to sustainability. A track record of engaging issues of inclusion in the discipline is expected. Because this position is anchored in the Department of Art, which includes studio practitioners and historians, candidates sensitive to histories of design and the built environment are especially encouraged to apply.

Tenure-track faculty members teach two courses each semester and enjoy a generous sabbatical policy. Along with teaching and research, faculty in the Department mentor and advise undergraduates, contribute to Departmental and college committees, and may be involved in interdisciplinary programs.

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, including a program in Architectural Studies. Smith College hosts a robust digital studio for architecture and a Spatial Analysis lab, programs in Landscape Studies, Environmental Studies and Policy, and Design Thinking, and a Center for the Environment, Ecological Design and Sustainability, all of which offer sites of collaboration for the successful candidate. Further details about the Department of Art at Smith may be found at https://www.smith.edu/art/.

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/39521 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, multi-page .pdf with 3-5 representative examples of professional projects (for collaborative projects, indicate role), 12 examples of student work, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin January 13, 2017.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is crucial to the 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 a http://apply.interfolio.com/39521


Assistant Professor of Art: Painting

The Smith College Department of Art invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Painting, at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 2017. We seek a painter who has an expansive and interdisciplinary approach to teaching and practice. Candidates should have fluency with historical and contemporary art discourses and an active exhibition record. Teaching duties include Painting and Drawing at all levels, at least one introductory-level course per year [either Drawing I or Studio Foundations (a cross-disciplinary course)], and responsibility for teaching an advanced senior course in rotation with other studio faculty. MFA is required, as well as at least two years of post-graduate school teaching experience.

The Smith faculty is committed to developing excellence in teaching and maintaining an active artistic practice. Tenure-track faculty members teach two courses each semester and enjoy a generous sabbatical policy. Along with teaching and research, faculty in the Department mentor and advise undergraduates, contribute to departmental and college committees, and may be involved in interdisciplinary programs.

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. Further details about the Department of Art at Smith may be found at https://www.smith.edu/art/.

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/37776 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, 20 examples of professional work, 20 examples of student work, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2016.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is crucial to the 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 a http://apply.interfolio.com/37776


Post-Doctoral Fellow in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Smith College invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship in chemistry beginning July 1, 2017. The initial term of appointment is for two years, with the possibility of an additional reappointment for up to one year, conditional on performance and the needs of the College. Under the supervision of Professor Kevin Shea, this postdoctoral fellowship offers a combined teaching and research position at a selective liberal arts college. The successful candidate will conduct independent research with the focus aligned to Prof. Shea’s research programs in synthetic organic chemistry and chemical education. One area of research is focused on expanding the scope of transformations involving cobalt-complexed alkynes. His group also synthesizes novel anesthetics and neurolenin analogs used in collaboration with two colleagues in Smith’s Biological Sciences Department. Chemical education research centers on the use of technology and current literature in intro organic lecture and implementation of semester-long course-based research projects in intro organic labs.

Teaching responsibilities include two courses per year at the intermediate and/or advanced level of organic chemistry. A commitment to excellence in teaching and undergraduate research is essential. A Ph.D. in organic chemistry or a closely related field is required by time of appointment.

The Department of Chemistry has state-of-the-art facilities and instrumentation, and its faculty is dedicated to active research programs with undergraduate students. Our chemistry and related faculty have expertise across a wide range of chemistry disciplines including bioorganic, bioinorganic, organic materials, environmental, and surface science among others. Details about the Smith Department of Chemistry are available at http://www.smith.edu/chemistry.

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 advisers, 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 your application at http://apply.interfolio.com/39317 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement addressing how your own research interests converge with Prof. Shea’s scholarship, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is crucial to the 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/39317


Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at Smith College invites applications for a non-tenure-track, full-time position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, to begin July 2017. The initial term of appointment is for two years, with the possibility of an additional reappointment for up to one year, conditional on performance and the needs of the College. The successful candidate will be prepared to offer a total of five courses per year in areas suited to the candidate's field of expertise. Specializations may include but are not limited to: General, Organic, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, as well as Biochemistry and Environmental Chemistry. A Ph.D. in Chemistry is expected by the time of appointment and candidates with postdoctoral experience are encouraged to apply.
 
We seek a colleague engaged in learning, developing, and maintaining a dynamic curriculum that is responsive to the needs of Smith’s diverse and talented student body. The Department of Chemistry has state-of-the-art facilities and instrumentation, and its faculty is dedicated to active research programs with undergraduate students. Research and mentoring of students is not required for visiting faculty, but visitors are welcome to participate. Details about the Department of Chemistry at Smith may be found at http://www.smith.edu/chemistry.

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. 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/39001 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2016.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is crucial to the 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/39001


Open-Rank Positions in Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at Smith College invites applications for one or more open-rank, full-time permanent or tenure-track faculty positions in computer science, to begin July 2017. Candidates should demonstrate the potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and the capacity to develop and maintain an active research program. Candidates with a demonstrated ability to work with and inspire diverse student populations are especially encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. in computer science is expected by time of appointment.
 
Tenured and tenure-track track faculty members teach two courses each semester and enjoy a generous sabbatical policy. The department is housed in a recently constructed, LEED® certified, 400,000 square foot science and engineering building with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities. Details about the Department of Computer Science can be found at http://www.cs.smith.edu.

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. 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/36902 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements on research and teaching interests, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin November 14, 2016.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is crucial to the 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/36902


Claire Boothe Luce Assistant Professorship in Computer Science and Statistical and Data Sciences

The departments of Computer Science and of Statistical and Data Sciences at Smith College invite applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2017. The appointment will be joint between the two departments. Please note that the supporting grant requires that the candidate to be a female U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
 
Candidates should demonstrate the potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and the capacity to develop and maintain an active research program. Candidates with a demonstrated ability to work with and inspire diverse student populations are especially encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. in computer science, statistics, or a closely related field, is expected by time of appointment. Tenured and tenure-track track faculty members teach two courses each semester and enjoy a generous sabbatical policy. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach courses in both departments, often cross-listed for either major. Details about the two departments can be found at http://www.cs.smith.edu and https://smith.edu/statistics/.

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. 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. In particular, Smith College is an institutional member of the Five-College Statistics Program, which supports a vibrant statistical community.
 
Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/39152 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 December 15, 2016.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is crucial to the 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/39152


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 https://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 English and the Study of Women & Gender

The Program for the Study of Women and Gender (SWG) and the Department of English Language & Literature at Smith College invite applications for an equally shared joint tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 2017. We seek a scholar working at the intersection of questions of race, gender, and sexuality in literary and/or visual texts in the contemporary United States.

Successful candidates will demonstrate command of key methodological and theoretical perspectives in both gender studies and literary studies. We are particularly interested in candidates who work in women of color feminisms, Native and indigenous studies, Arab American and Latin@/x Studies; comparative work is welcome. Desirable additional fields or areas of strength include critical race theory, queer theory, drama and performance. We expect the successful candidate to have excellent preparation in literary texts from the twentieth century (and after), and interdisciplinary graduate training and teaching experience in women and gender studies. A Ph.D. in a relevant field is expected by the time of appointment.

The new hire would teach two courses each year in SWG (http://www.smith.edu/swg/) and two in English (http://www.smith.edu/english/). Both programs offer considerable freedom in curricular design. In SWG the successful candidate must be prepared to teach SWG 150, the major’s interdisciplinary, team-taught introductory course. In English, the successful candidate would teach a balance of introductory, intermediate, and advanced seminar level courses.

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. 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 at http://apply.interfolio.com/37193 with a letter of application, CV, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2016. Interviews with semifinalists will be held via video conference in early January 2017.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is crucial to the 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/37193


Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor of Exercise and Sport Studies: Coaching Education

The Department of Exercise and Sport Studies at Smith College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, to begin July 2017. Candidates should be prepared to teach the equivalent of four 4-credit courses annually, including a graduate course in motor learning (skill acquisition and performance) in our graduate coaching education program; develop a curriculum in sport technology and performance analysis; and teach related exercise and sport studies disciplines, such as biomechanics or sport psychology, at both the graduate and undergraduate level.

The Department of Exercise and Sport Studies is a small department offering a wide range of undergraduate performance courses and a variety of theoretical courses in exercise and sport. Our department prides itself on our top-rated graduate program in coaching education, blending applied classroom instruction with coaching experience. The successful candidate is an individual who has multiple talents, is knowledgeable about sport, and has the ability to apply classroom learning to coaching. The candidate should be a scholar with a defined research agenda, a substantial body of publications, and a successful track record of mentoring independent research of undergraduate and graduate students. As our department plans for the future, we anticipate increased interest and need in sport technology, metrics, and performance analysis,; thus we seek a colleague with a track record of curricular development and research in these areas. The colleague joining Smith hired in this role will join a faculty community actively engaged in exploring critical analysis with data in multiple fields, such as sports econometrics, statistical and data sciences, and spatial analysis.

Minimum Qualifications include a doctorate in a relevant field by the time of appointment; a substantial body of high quality research in leading peer-reviewed academic publications; and a successful track record of teaching at the college level in a relevant field.

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 interacts 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 Exercise and Sport Studies at Smith may be found at http://www.smith.edu/ess

Submit applications at http://apply.interfolio.com/38739 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three confidential letters of recommendation.  Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016. 

Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is crucial to the 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/38739


Lecturer in Latin American Cultural Geography

The Program in Latin American and Latino/a Studies at Smith College invites applications for a one-year full-time Lecturer position in Latin American Cultural Geography beginning July 1, 2017. We seek candidates whose scholarly work addresses issues that have both historical and contemporary resonance (e.g., environmental policy, social justice, immigration, urban ecology, and/or the creation of gendered and racialized landscapes). While we encourage applications from scholars working in the Amazon, we are open to any region of Latin America and the Caribbean broadly defined.

Candidates must be ABD or hold a Ph.D. in Geography or a related field by the time of appointment, and have at least one year of teaching experience beyond the level of Teaching Assistant. Expertise in diverse methodologies and a commitment to inclusion are especially welcome.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach five undergraduate courses across the year. This includes courses for the Latin American and Latino/a Studies major and classes related to the candidate’s field of specialization. Smith College has a robust GIS lab which may be used for teaching and/or research. In addition, programs in Landscape Studies, Environmental Science and Policy, and related fields offer key points of collaboration. The successful candidate can also expect mentoring support from colleagues in Latin American and Latino/a Studies.

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, including a program in Latin American Studies. Further details about the Department of Art at Smith may be found at https://www.smith.edu/las/.

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/39620 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, a sample of scholarly work (of no more than 35 pages); a sample syllabus for a course in the cultural geography of Latin America; and three confidential letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses teaching. Review of applications will begin January 30, 2017.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is crucial to the 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/39620


Assistant Professor of Music

The Department of Music at Smith College invites applications for a tenure-track, full-time position in Musicology at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 2017. Specialization is open, but the successful candidate will be expected each year to teach a one-semester introductory level undergraduate course on music historical methods. Other courses will depend on the successful candidate’s area(s) of specialization and the needs of the department. A Ph.D. in Musicology or a closely related field is expected by the time of appointment.

Candidates who specialize in Western art music of any period are encouraged to apply.  Additionally, we welcome applications from those who approach the study of musicology from an interdisciplinary perspective, who incorporate in their work current methodologies such as sound studies or disability studies, or whose work emphasizes such issues as the role of music in promoting social justice or the intersection of music-making and listening with matters of race, class, gender, and sexuality.

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 interacts 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 College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students may cross-enroll and faculty may teach across the Five Colleges. More information about the Department of Music can be found at: http://www.smith.edu/music.

Submit your application at http://apply.interfolio.com/37005 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a writing sample (article or chapter length), and three confidential letters of recommendation.  Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2016. 

Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is crucial to the 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/37005


Assistant Professor of Indo-Asia-Pacific Politics

The Department of Government at Smith College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2017. Applicants may specialize in international relations or comparative politics relating to any part of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, although the ability to teach courses in Chinese Politics is essential. Candidates who also have expertise in quantitative methods and/or Russian Politics are encouraged to apply. The position involves teaching four semester courses over the academic year, and will have a formal teaching commitment to the college’s program in East Asian Studies. Ph.D. or ABD status in Political Science or related discipline required by time of appointment.

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. Tenure-track faculty members teach two courses each semester, mentor and advise undergraduates, and enjoy a generous sabbatical policy. The Five College Consortium, comprising Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, and Hampshire Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, provides a rich intellectual and cultural life. Details about the Department may be found at http://smith.edu/gov/about.php.

Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/37429 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of courses taught, statement of research and teaching interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin October 17, 2016.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is is crucial to the 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/37429


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 https://www.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


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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