Visiting Assistant Professor
Posting Number: 0001553
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Department: Health & Exercise Sciences
Position Status: Full-Time
Position Type: Temporary
Months per Year: 9 Months
Start Date (For temporary positions only): September 2017
End Date (For temporary positions only): May 2018
Position band/level: Faculty
Tenure Track Status: Non-Tenure Track
Job Summary: Skidmore College invites applications for a one year full-time, faculty replacement position in health and exercise sciences for the academic year 2017-2018. We are particularly interested in candidates from underrepresented backgrounds who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community and have experience teaching and mentoring a diverse student body. Qualifications: A Ph.D. is preferred (A.B.D. considered); prior teaching experience is desired. The successful candidate will be able to teach several courses from among the following: human nutrition, exercise testing and prescription, introduction to exercise science; exercise physiology, and introduction to public health. Collaborative research opportunities will be available and encouraged. Additional responsibilities may include advising senior thesis projects. The successful candidate will join an energetic and collegial department that is passionate about teaching and deeply engaged with research.
For full consideration, please submit online your faculty profile, curriculum vitae, a brief description of teaching experience and graduate transcripts. Additionally, the application system will prompt you to submit three email addresses for letters of recommendation addressed to Dr. T.H. Reynolds, Chair, Health and Exercise Sciences. All referees will be emailed once you've completed the application process.
Skidmore is a liberal arts institution of approximately 2,400 students, with 22% students of color, and 259 full-time faculty members, located in upstate New York. Enthusiasm for teaching a diverse population of students is essential.
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Minimum Qualifications: A.B.D. considered
Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D.
Required Applicant Documents: Cover Letter
Optional Applicant Documents:
Special Instructions to Applicants: For full consideration, please submit online your faculty profile, curriculum vitae, a brief description of teaching experience and graduate transcripts. Additionally the application system will prompt you to submit three email addresses for your letters of recommendation addressed to Dr. T.H. Reynolds, Chair, Health and Exercise Sciences. All referees will be emailed once you've completed the application process.
Interfolio Users: visit the link below for instructions to acquire email addresses from Interfoilio to enter into our application system for your recommenders. http://help.interfolio.com/entries/24062742-Uploading-Letters-to-an-Online-Application-System
This system can support attachments up to 1.9MB. All documents must be attached through the online application system to complete the application process. If using original transcripts from an educational institute please re-scan them to remove watermarks before attaching which will eliminate error messages when attaching the file. If you have questions please contact Clarissa Sawyer, Employment Coordinator in Human Resources at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 518 580.5802
Posting Date: 02-01-2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Quicklink for posting: careers.skidmore.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=57741
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