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. Since its founding in 1871, Smith has provided women of high ability and promise an education of uncompromising quality. A world-class faculty of scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects, fully engaging with their students' intellectual development across all spectrums of endeavor. Smith College is a member of the Five College Consortium, comprised of Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, and Hampshire Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Smith College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status in the recruitment and in the recruitment and admission of students, 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, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.