Visiting Assistant Professor - Earth & Climate Sciences
Location: Middlebury, Vermont
Type: Full Time
Years of Experience:
Less than 2
Internal Number: 4795830
The Department of Earth and Climate Sciences at Middlebury College invites applications for a two year visiting position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning fall 2024. We seek a climate scientist who studies Earth's hydrosphere, cryosphere, atmosphere, or other environmental systems with approaches that might include, but are not limited to, numerical modeling, spatial analysis, or data science. The successful applicant will be expected to teach the equivalent of 4.5 courses per year including introductory courses and upper-level courses in their area of expertise. The ideal applicant will also be prepared to involve undergraduate students in an active research program. The department has a wide array of analytical instrumentation (e.g.: SEM, XRD, XRF, ICP-MS) and temporary laboratory space available.
Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in both faculty teaching and research. It is also committed to fostering a truly inclusive, open, and supportive learning, teaching, and working environment. The College hires faculty from around the world and a myriad of life experiences, cultures, frames of reference, social identities, and learning perspectives?to help cultivate and advance innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our talented and distinguished student body. To that end, Middlebury College seeks applications from people who would contribute to our increasingly diverse educational community not only through their backgrounds and interests, but in age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, national origin, religion, and physical ability.
Review of applications will begin on January 1st, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/136222), submit: (1) a letter of application addressed to Will Amidon, Search Committee Chair; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching plans including a list of introductory and upper-level courses you are prepared to teach; (4) a statement of research plans including how you plan to involve undergraduates in your work, (5) please provide a one-page statement on inclusivity that addresses how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service engages with issues of diversity and inclusion.; and (6) the names and contact information of 3 potential references. More information on the position is available at http://apply.interfolio.com/136222 and our department page, https://www.middlebury.edu/college/academics/earth-climate-sciences . Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information on our background check policy can be found here: http://go.middlebury.edu/backgroundchecks.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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.