Visiting Assistant Professor

Saratoga Springs, NY
Mar 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Number: 0001615

Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor

Department: Music

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Type: Temporary

Months per Year: 9 Months

Work Hours:

Start Date (For temporary positions only): September 2017

End Date (For temporary positions only): May 2018

Position band/level: Faculty

Tenure Track Status:

Job Summary: The Skidmore College Music Department invites applications for a one-year appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor. Teaching responsibilities include a combination of core music theory courses and ethnomusicology courses; performance- and ensemble-based teaching may also be possible, given the applicant's skills and interest. The Department is especially interested in candidates whose teaching experience, goals, and approaches will support and contribute to the growing diversity of our academic community. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated professional commitment to both music theory and ethnomusicology.

Skidmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college of approximately 2400 students from some 47 states and 46 countries. With its relatively small size and 9:1 student-to-faculty ratio, the College is a close-knit academic community; its faculty of teacher-scholars are devoted to the instruction and mentoring of undergraduates. Housed in the renowned Arthur Zankel Music Center, the Music Department embodies the best of Skidmore's rich artistic heritage.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD preferred; ABD considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

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Required Applicant Documents: Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
List of Three References

Optional Applicant Documents:

Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates for the position should fill out an online faculty profile and attach the following documents: letter of application, CV and a list of three references with contact information. The cover letter should address: 1) the applicant's teaching strengths, including proposed courses to teach at Skidmore; 2) the applicant's interest in, and experience with, teaching a diverse student population; and 3) the applicant's interest in, and experience with, teaching in a liberal arts environment.

Questions about the position should be directed to Jeremy Day-O'Connell, Chair ( Review of applications will begin on April 3 and will continue until the position is filled.

The system will only support Word or PDF files up to 1.9MB. If you receive an error message while uploading, please make sure your document meets the requirements above. You may have to reduce the size of your document to attach. All documents must be attached through the online application system to complete the application process and to receive your confirmation code. If you have questions please contact Clarissa Sawyer, Employment Coordinator in Human Resources at: or 518 580.5802

Pay Range:

Posting Date: 03-08-2017

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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