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Assistant Professor of English: British Romanticism/Long 18th Century

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Posting Number
FPA00158P

Position Title
Assistant Professor of English: British Romanticism/Long 18th Century

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

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Job Summary

The Department of English at Skidmore College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in transatlantic Romanticism and British literatures of the long 18th century. We are particularly interested in candidates who can add to the diversity and excellence of our academic community through their research, teaching, and service. The successful candidate should be able to teach a range of courses, including introductory and capstone classes and theme-based seminars in addition to courses in the field of specialization. We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in Africana and global studies.

Normal teaching load is five courses per year, including one writing-intensive course each semester and regular participation in Skidmore's First Year Experience program. All professors are expected to participate fully in the life of the college, including advising, faculty governance, and department activities. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship, as well as a strong commitment to undergraduate education at a liberal arts college. Ph.D. is required at the time of employment.

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.

To learn more about and apply for this position, please visit us online at: careers.skidmore.edu

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. at time of employment.

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/2093

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