The Program in Black Studies at Middlebury College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor. The search is open to specialization, discipline, and field. All candidates are expected to conduct cutting-edge research that also enriches course offerings in the growing Black Studies Program. As a new program, the hired candidate will have substantial input into the program's curricular development and direction; and will be expected to teach core courses in the program in addition to courses in area of specialization. The successful candidate will be expected to also contribute regularly to the college-wide curriculum, including the first-year seminar program and winter term curriculum. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and scholarly potential.
Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. Women, people of color, veterans, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community are encouraged to apply. The teaching load for this position is 2-2 and 2-1-2 in alternating years.
Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. With your application materials provide a separate, one-page statement on inclusion that addresses how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service demonstrate a commitment to and/or evidence of engaging with issues of diversity and inclusion. Through Interfolio, send to Professor Daniel F. Silva, Director of Black Studies: a letter of application; a curriculum vitae; a sample of scholarly or artistic production; a statement of teaching philosophy; a statement of research; statement on inclusion; and contact information of 3 recommenders who can later submit confidential letters of recommendation. Please apply here:http://apply.interfolio.com/80163. Review of applications will begin on November 20, 2020 and will continue until the position has been filled.
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