Mellon Visiting Assistant Professor in Public Discourse in the Disciplines

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, November 9, 2018
Archive Date: 
Friday, December 7, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (visiting and non-tenure)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Smith College
Street Line 1: 
10 College Hall Rm 206
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

Smith College invites applications for five non-tenure track, three-year, non-renewable positions at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2019. We seek candidates in the following areas:  American Studies; Astronomy/Physics; Biological Sciences/Biochemistry/Neuroscience; Environmental Science & Policy; Exercise & Sport Studies; French Studies/Comparative Literature; German Studies; Government/Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies; History; Philosophy; Religion; Statistical & Data Sciences; and Study of Women & Gender. Candidates should have a strong foundation in their discipline and experience teaching writing within the discipline and across an array of the platforms that figure in contemporary intellectual discourse. Teaching responsibilities for this position will regularly include teaching a writing-intensive first-year seminar and four other writing-attentive courses with a public writing component in the home department; at least two of these courses will be team taught. Which courses the candidate teaches will depend on their field of specialization and the needs of the home department or program. A Ph.D. is expected by the time of appointment. Faculty from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. For more information and to apply, visit Review of applications will begin on December 3, 2018. EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. 

Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 7, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, December 7, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Lorraine Hedger