Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor IGR

Saratoga Springs, NY
Jun 07, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Number: 0001663

Job Title: Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor IGR

Department: DOF - Intergroup Relations

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Type: Temporary

Months per Year: Other

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Start Date (For temporary positions only): September 2018

End Date (For temporary positions only):

Position band/level: Faculty

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Job Summary: Skidmore College invites applications for a five-year renewable non-tenure track position (with the prospect of future conversion to tenure-track), at the rank of Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor. This is an open discipline position, but the successful candidate must have formal training in Intergroup Dialogue (IGD) and will contribute to Skidmore's Intergroup Relations (IGR) minor courses. The position carries a teaching load of five courses, three of which must be taught in IGR, in addition to administrative responsibilities within the program. Ph.D. required at time of appointment, beginning in September 2018. Faculty rank commensurate with experience. (For additional information about this position, see:

Skidmore's student population is 24 percent domestic students of color and 12 percent international students; in the letter of interest, applicants should include information about how they will effectively engage with issues of diversity in the classroom, on campus, and in the broader community. Applicants should also demonstrate excellence in teaching, active scholarship, and a strong commitment to undergraduate education at a liberal arts college.

Skidmore offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and their qualified dependents including domestic partners and same sex spouses. In keeping with Skidmore's strategic initiatives to enhance the diversity of our campus community, we particularly encourage applications from underrepresented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations.

Skidmore is a highly selective liberal arts college that fosters creative approaches to teaching and learning. With its relatively small size and student-faculty ratio, the College is a close-knit academic community. Skidmore's faculty of teacher-scholars are devoted to the instruction and mentoring of approximately 2,400 talented undergraduate men and women from some 47 states and 46 countries.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by October 1, 2017.

Minimum Qualifications: Formal training in IGD and PhD at time of appointment

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

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Special Instructions to Applicants: Interested candidates should submit online a faculty profile and attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Additional materials may be requested of applicants prior to interview. Inquiries may be directed to: Jennifer Mueller, Director of IGR ( or Kristie Ford, Skidmore IGR Program Founder (

The system will only support Word or PDF files up to 1.9MB. 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

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