Associate or Assistant Professor

Saratoga Springs, NY
May 20, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Number: 0001656

Job Title: Associate or Assistant Professor

Department: Social Work

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Type: Regular

Months per Year: Other

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Position band/level: Faculty

Tenure Track Status: Tenure Track

Job Summary: The Social Work Department at Skidmore College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Social Work at the rank of Associate or Assistant Professor to begin September 2018. The area of expertise is open but the program is especially interested in candidates with an expertise in research methods, health/public health, mental health, gender studies, child welfare, addictions, or criminal justice who are able to teach across our CSWE-accredited program (e.g., research, HBSE, micro and macro practice, and social policy) as well as courses in their area of expertise. Within the context of a five-course teaching load, the position also occasionally includes teaching a first-year interdisciplinary seminar (topic open) and supervising students doing community service and independent research.

Skidmore seeks to attract an academically and culturally diverse faculty, especially those who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the community through their teaching, scholarship, and service. Enthusiasm for advising, teaching, and mentoring a diverse population of students is essential.

Candidates must have an M.S.W. and two years post-M.S.W. practice experience, a doctorate, prior experience teaching at the college-level, and the potential to develop an active scholarly/research program. The successful applicant will have a strong commitment to undergraduate education, familiarity with CSWE standards, and demonstrated teaching excellence through evidence such as teaching evaluations. The department encourages applications from experienced motivated to teach in a small BSW program within the context of a vibrant, selective liberal arts college. Rank negotiable.

Skidmore College offers a robust and comprehensive benefits package to benefit eligible employees and their families including domestic partners.

Skidmore is a liberal arts institution of approximately 2,400 students, with 21% students of color, and 248 full-time faculty members, located in upstate New York. The Social Work program is a strong, growing department that was re-accredited in June 2015.

Minimum Qualifications: M.S.W., PhD., two year post M.S.W practice experience, prior teaching at college - level.

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

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Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates for the position should fill out an online faculty profile and attach the following documents: curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing teaching philosophy and how the candidate will contribute to institutional diversity and excellence, express the profession's concern for social justice and plans for future research, along with teaching evaluations (please scan teaching evals into one pdf file before attaching), the names and contact information of three references.

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