Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor

Location
Saratoga Springs, NY
Posted
Mar 02, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Number
FPA00048P

Position Title
Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor

Department
Sociology

Position Status
Full-Time

Position Type
Temporary

Months per Year
Other

Work hours

3 year

Start Date (For temporary positions only)
September 2018

End Date (For temporary positions only)
May 2021

Position Band/Level
Faculty

Pay Range

Ad Text

Job Summary

Skidmore College invites applications for a three-year, full-time, contingent (non-tenure track) position in Sociology at the Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor level, beginning September 2018. We seek applicants to teach courses on introduction to sociology, sexualities, gender, social psychology, deviance and/or medical sociology as well as other substantive areas that complement our departmental offerings.

Ph.D. preferred at time of appointment. Applicants should demonstrate excellence in teaching. Skidmore is on a semester system, and the teaching load will be five courses per year.

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 members of historically underrepresented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Skidmore's student population is 25 percent of color or international, and applicants should include in their letter of interest information about how they will effectively engage with issues of diversity in the classroom.

For more information about our curriculum, go to:

http://catalog.skidmore.edu/preview_entity.php?catoid=17&ent_oid=1001&hl=%22sociology%22&returnto=search#

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualifications

ABD

Preferred Qualifications

PhD at time of employment

EEO Statement

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.

CREATIVE THOUGHT MATTERS.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Candidates for this position should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter and a list of three references.

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: csawyer@skidmore.edu or 518 580.5802

Posting Information

Posting Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

Closing Date

Quicklink for Posting
http://careers.skidmore.edu/postings/1476

Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • Inside Higher Education
    • LinkedIn
    • New York State Department of Labor
    • Saratoga Chamber of Commerce
    • Saratogian
    • Scholarly Hires
    • Skidmore Website
    • Times Union
    • Twitter
    • Career Fair
    • Invited by Department to Apply
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by Skidmore Employee
    • Other
  2. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PhD or ABD
  3. Will you have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment or an advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?
    • Yes
    • No


Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of Three References
Optional Documents


    Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
    Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result
    CREATIVE THOUGHT MATTERS.

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