Middlebury College — Endowed Associate Professor of Black Studies

Endowed Associate Professor of Black Studies

The Program in Black Studies at Middlebury College invites applications for an endowed professorship with tenure at the Associate Professor rank. We seek an interdisciplinary scholar who can situate the epistemological frameworks that have shaped Black Studies within our liberal arts curriculum. Beyond evidence of teaching excellence, applicants should demonstrate a commitment in programmatic and curricular development. The search is open in specialization, discipline, and field, as well as region and geographic area focus. All candidates are expected to conduct cutting-edge research that enriches the course offerings in the growing Black Studies Program. The successful candidate will be expected to teach core courses in the program and those in their area of specialization. In addition, they will contribute regularly to the college-wide curriculum, including the first-year seminar program and winter-term curriculum.

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/96064. Review of applications will begin on November 10, 2021 and will continue until the position has been filled.


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