Hampshire is Hiring

Saffron Turner

Hey, did you know you can work at Hampshire College? Well, maybe not you, but surely you know someone with a PhD or Bachelor’s degree, right? Here’s a selection of the current positions Hampshire College is looking to hire out for. Find out more information by logging in at jobs.hampshire.edu. Application review for current faculty applications begins November 1, 2016. Students and other community members are invited to be a part of the selection process for most Hampshire staff and faculty positions through campus visits by finalists. The Howler will keep you in the loop about these and other opportunities.


Assistant Professor of Native American Studies and Environmental Justice (CSI)

The successful candidate will demonstrate deep understanding of the connections between environmental degradation and intersecting systems of oppression based in race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, etc., with a particular focus on Native American Studies.”

Posted on October 10, 2016.

Assistant Professor of Diasporic Youth Cultures (CSI)

“We seek scholars with experience investigating young people’s cultural, social, and political engagements in and across community, national, and/or transnational spaces … Successful candidates will have experience with teaching and research related to critical ethnic studies, critical race studies, and possibly additional critical perspectives such as feminist studies, critical urban education, and/or queer studies…”

Posted on September 6, 2016. Position to begin in fall 2017.

Assistant Professor of US Foreign Policy and Empire Studies (CSI)

“We are particularly interested in a candidate whose research demonstrates knowledge of non-traditional approaches to US foreign policy, such as the dynamics of empire and decolonization; the cultures of US foreign policy; gender and security; political violence and revolution and/or sources of conflict in the global south. The geographic focus is open, but candidates focusing on Latin America and/or the Caribbean are particularly welcome.”

Posted on September 13, 2016.

Assistant Professor of African American Literature and Culture (HACU)

“The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong record of research and teaching in the field of African American literature, with interdisciplinary grounding in African American historical, intellectual, and cultural traditions. Desired subfields include Black/Africana feminism/womanism, diaspora studies, queer of color studies, Caribbean studies, Black European studies, and/or Digital Humanities.”

Posted on September 29, 2016. Position to begin in July 2017.

Assistant Professor of Plant Science (NS)

Applicants pursuing research questions that bridge multiple scales in the plant sciences such as ecophysiology, forestry, agriculture, horticulture, and botany are encouraged to apply.

Posted on July 20, 2016. Position to begin in July 2017.

Staff and Administration

Director of Wellness Promotion (Office of Student Affairs)

“[T]he director of wellness promotion provides leadership for comprehensive and evidence-based health education and wellness promotion programs, including but not limited to strategies to promote students’ resilience and overall integrated health and wellness, relaxation and stress reduction, alcohol and substance abuse prevention initiatives, and other related topics.”

Posted on August 23, 2016.

Survivor Support Coordinator and Violence Prevention Educator (Office of Student Affairs)

“The survivor support coordinator and violence prevention educator is responsible for providing confidential survivor support to students and educational violence prevention services for the Hampshire College community related to sexual violence, sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking.”

Posted on August 16, 2016.

Assistant Director of Career Options Resource Center

“The assistant director of CORC provides individual and group career counseling for students and alumni covering a range of topics that include finding direction, applying for internships, jobs, and graduate programs, making meaning of experiences, and managing transitions.”

Posted on September 2, 2016.

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