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TT Food Studies Position

2014 October 12
by Paul Mabrey


Middlebury College seeks a scientist working in Food Studies to spearhead the development of a Food Studies program that incorporates both curricular and co-curricular components. Hiring will be at the associate or full professor rank.  We seek a leader in the field who will contribute to the establishment of a Food Studies curriculum that addresses food systems at local, regional, and global scales. The successful candidate will teach an introductory, interdisciplinary course in Food Studies, and upper-level courses in his or her area of expertise.  Successful candidates must be eager to engage the unique learning opportunities available at a liberal arts college, including incorporating undergraduate students in research. Areas of focus of teaching and/or research may include (but are not limited to): agroecology, aquaculture, soil science, biotechnology and food, food production and nutrition, landscape-level processes in agricultural ecosystems, sustainable food systems, sustainable agricultural practices (organic agriculture, integrated pest management), and agricultural adaptations to global change.

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. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Middlebury College uses Interfolio<> to collect all job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio, please submit a letter of application addressed to Chair, Food Studies Search Committee, along with a C.V., a teaching statement that provides an overview of the candidate’s approach to teaching and teaching interests, a statement of research interests that addresses opportunities for undergraduate involvement in research, and three letters of recommendation.  More information on the position can be found at<>

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