Lab instructor/technician position at Smith College

Jack Loveless jloveles at
Thu Apr 8 18:39:16 UTC 2021

Dear colleagues,

The Department of Geosciences at Smith College invites applications for a
3-year, benefits eligible position at the rank of Lab Instructor coupled
with a half-time curricular and technical support position to begin July 1,
2021.  Teaching responsibilities for this position will regularly
include teaching
introductory level Geology and Oceanography laboratory sections that may
include teaching in the field. The technical and curricular support
expectations are to provide support for the Department of Geosciences’
instructional programs including assisting students and faculty in the use
of specialized scientific equipment, maintaining equipment, arranging
logistics of student field trips, maintaining teaching collections and
displays, and assisting in the classroom. A Master’s degree in geosciences
or related field is required. Applicants with experience in the support of
geoscience research, including technical expertise in geoscience equipment
and teaching experience are especially encouraged to apply, as are
candidates from groups underrepresented in Geosciences.

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in
the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across
the liberal arts.  A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students
in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research
projects. Smith College offers opportunities to foster faculty success at
every career stage, such as those listed here
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College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire
and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts
Amherst.  Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five
Colleges. Details about the Department of Geosciences may be found at

Submit applications at with a cover
letter, curriculum vitae, a diversity statement, and three confidential
letters of reference. Review of applications will begin on May 1.

Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, staff,
faculty, and administration are crucial to the mission and values
<> of Smith College.
We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and do not
discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national
origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or
veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and
the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all
applicable laws and regulations. Women, historically underrepresented
minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to

Please feel free to contact me (jloveless at with any questions
about the position.

Jack Loveless
Associate Professor, Department of Geosciences
Smith College
44 College Lane
Northampton, MA 01063, USA
(413) 388-4974
Pronouns: he/him/his
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