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Lecturer in Education and Child Study

Job description

The Department of Education and Child Study at Smith College invites applications for a three-year, full-time, benefits-eligible position at the rank of Lecturer, to begin July 1, 2018.  Teaching responsibilities for this position will regularly include three courses in Educational Psychology/Learning Sciences and Early Childhood/Elementary Education.  The other two courses will be decided in consultation with the department. Excellent opportunities to collaborate with the Smith College Center for Early Childhood Education and the Smith College Campus School. Candidates should hold an ABD or earned doctorate (PhD or EdD) in Education or Psychology by time of appointment. Candidates from groups underrepresented in Education and Child Study are encouraged to apply.


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. The 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 Education and Child Study may be found at https://www.smith.edu/education/.




Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/49484 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and three confidential letters of recommendation.  Review of applications will begin on April 2, 2018. 


Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum is crucial to the mission of and vision for the College. We are committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in the application process for individuals with disabilities and encourage applicants to request any needed accommodation(s). We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures, including, but not limited to, those based on ability, age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, and veteran status.




Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Women, underrepresented racial groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.





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Posted: 3/8/2018
Application Due: 4/2/2018
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