Visiting Assistant Professor
Posting Number: 0001666
Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Department: Art History
Position Status: Full-Time
Position Type: Regular
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:
Job Summary: The department of Art History at Skidmore College invites applications for a full time, one-year position in the history and theory of African, African diaspora, African-American, or Latin American visual/material culture. Position is for the 2017-18 academic year. Independent teaching experience is required; teaching range should include introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses. Skidmore College values a strong commitment to teaching excellence in a liberal arts environment, along with an ongoing and rich research program. Those from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply, as well as individuals who have experience teaching and mentoring diverse student populations. The teaching load is six courses or not less than 20 credits.
Review of applications will begin June 26 and continue until position is filled.
Minimum Qualifications: PhD and independent teaching experience (sole responsibility for courses)
Required Applicant Documents: Cover Letter
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, two sample syllabi, preferably for courses already taught scanned into one pdf file before attaching, a teaching statement emphasizing applicant's teaching experience, range, philosophy, and approaches; please provide specific examples. Additionally, the application system will prompt you to submit a three email addresses for letters of recommendation. All referee's will be emailed once you've completed the application process.
Interfolio Users: visit the link below for instructions to acquire email addresses from Interfolio to enter into our application system for your referee's. http://help.interfolio.com/entries/24062742-Uploading-Letters-to-an-Online-Application-System
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Quicklink for posting: careers.skidmore.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58186
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