Visiting Assistant Professor

Location
Saratoga Springs, NY
Posted
Mar 21, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Number
FPA00090P

Position Title
Visiting Assistant Professor

Department
Psychology

Position Status
Full-Time

Position Type
Temporary

Months per Year
9 Months

Work hours

Start Date (For temporary positions only)
9/1/18

End Date (For temporary positions only)
5/31/19

Position Band/Level
Faculty

Pay Range

Ad Text

Job Summary

The Department of Psychology at Skidmore College invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2018-2019 academic year. The position is open to applicants in any sub-discipline and will involve teaching core courses (e.g., Introduction to Psychological Science, Research Methods I and II) and a course in the candidate's area of specialty. The position involves a teaching load of 18-credits per year that will be decided in conjunction with the department chair.
Skidmore seeks to attract an academically and culturally diverse faculty, especially those who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the community. Enthusiasm for teaching a diverse population of students is essential. 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. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience who have a Ph.D. in psychology or, if ABD, will complete the Ph.D. by Fall 2018. Candidates should submit all materials online, including a cover letter, vita, teaching evaluations/materials. Additionally, the application system will prompt you to submit three email addresses for letters of recommendation.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
To learn more about and apply for this position please visit us online at:

Minimum Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience who have a Ph.D. in psychology or, if ABD, will complete the Ph.D. by Fall 2018.

Preferred Qualifications

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 online a cover letter, vita, teaching evaluations/materials. Additionally, the application system will prompt you to submit three email addresses for letters of recommendation. All referees will be emailed once you have completed the application process. 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/1772

Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * 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
  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
  3. Teaching Evaluations
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Teaching Statement
  6. Sample Syllabi
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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