Assistant/Associate Professor of Creative Writing: Fiction

Location
Saratoga Springs, NY
Posted
Jun 13, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Number
FPA00159P

Position Title
Assistant/Associate Professor of Creative Writing: Fiction

Department
English

Position Status
Full-Time

Position Type
Regular

Months per Year
9 Months

Work hours

Start Date (For temporary positions only)

End Date (For temporary positions only)

Position Band/Level
Faculty

Pay Range

Ad Text

Job Summary

The Department of English at Skidmore College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in creative writing/fiction. We are particularly interested in candidates who can add to the diversity and excellence of our academic community through their research, teaching, and service. Normal teaching load is 4-5 courses per year depending on credit hours. All professors are expected to participate fully in the life of the college, including advising, faculty governance, department activities, and periodic teaching in the college's First Year Experience program.

Ph.D., M.F.A., or equivalent required. Desired qualifications include a significant record of publication with major independent, university, or commercial presses and a range of reputable journals. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching fiction workshops at the college level as well as a commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education.

To ensure full consideration, application should be received by October 15, 2018.

All applications will be acknowledged; interviews will be held via video conferencing in early January. Individuals from underrepresented groups and who have experience teaching students from a diverse range of backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

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 undergraduates from some 47 states and 46 countries.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D., MFA, or equivalent

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

Posting Information

Posting Date
06/12/2018

Open Until Filled
No

Closing Date
10/15/2018

Quicklink for Posting
http://careers.skidmore.edu/postings/2094

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. * 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. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. List of Three References
  6. Additional Materials
  7. Portfolio
  8. Writing Sample
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Research Statement
  3. Sample Syllabi
  4. Teaching Evaluations
  5. Diversity 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.

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