Visiting Assistant Professor (2-year)

Location
Saratoga Springs, NY
Posted
Mar 14, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Number
FPA00073P

Position Title
Visiting Assistant Professor (2-year)

Department
Music

Position Status
Full-Time

Position Type
Temporary

Months per Year
9 Months

Work hours

tbd

Start Date (For temporary positions only)
08/20/18

End Date (For temporary positions only)
05/31/20

Position Band/Level
Faculty

Pay Range

Ad Text

Job Summary

The Skidmore College Music Department invites applications for a two-year appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor. We seek an imaginative, engaging, and energetic teacher with good communication and interpersonal skills and an inclination toward collaboration. The successful applicant will contribute to the core music theory sequence and to other courses in musicology, ethnomusicology, and general education, according to the needs of the Department and the strengths of the applicant. The Department is especially interested in candidates whose teaching experience, goals, and approaches will support and contribute to the growing diversity of our academic community; individuals from underrepresented groups, or with experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds, are especially encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin on 3/26 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications will be submitted online and should consist of: 1) cover letter; 2) current cv; 3) email addresses for three referees. (Letters of reference are required for completed applications.) The cover letter should address: the applicant's interest in, and experience with, teaching in a liberal arts environment; the applicant's interest in, and experience with, teaching a diverse student population; and the applicant's teaching strengths, including proposed courses and topics to teach at Skidmore. PhD preferred; ABD considered. Questions may be referred to Jeremy Day-O'Connell, Chair (jdayocon@skidmore.edu).

Skidmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college of approximately 2700 students from some 47 states and 46 countries. With its relatively small size and 9:1 student-to-faculty ratio, the College is a close-knit academic community; its faculty of teacher-scholars are devoted to the instruction and mentoring of undergraduates. Housed in the renowned Arthur Zankel Music Center, the Music Department embodies the best of Skidmore's rich artistic heritage.

Minimum Qualifications

ABD

Preferred Qualifications

PhD

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

Applications will be submitted online and should consist of: 1) cover letter; 2) current cv; 3) email addresses for three referees. (Letters of reference are required for completed applications.) The cover letter should address: the applicant's interest in, and experience with, teaching in a liberal arts environment; the applicant's interest in, and experience with, teaching a diverse student population; and the applicant's teaching strengths, including proposed courses and topics to teach at Skidmore.

Interfolio Users: Visit your Interfolio account to acquire email addresses to enter into our applicant tracking system for your referees. https://www.interfolio.com

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/1659

Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PhD or ABD
  2. 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


Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
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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