Visiting Assistant Professor

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Posting Number FPA00314P Position Title Visiting Assistant Professor Department Philosophy Position Status Full-Time Position Type Temporary Months per Year 9 Months Work hours Start Date (For temporary positions only) Sept. 2019 End Date (For temporary positions only) May 2021 Position Band/Level Faculty Pay Range Will Letters of Recommendation be required from references? Yes Ad Text

Job Summary

The Department of Philosophy at Skidmore College invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor beginning in Fall 2019. The department has needs in both ethics and feminist philosophy—candidates should have AOS in either ethics or feminist philosophy (or both) with an AOC in the other. The teaching expectation will be 18 credit hours per year, divided among five courses (a 3-2 load). Ph.D. in philosophy is desired, although strong ABD applicants will be considered.

Candidates should submit all materials online, including a cover letter, a current CV, graduate transcripts, evidence of effective teaching, a sample syllabus for a course in ethics and a course in feminist philosophy, a writing sample, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin May 27, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

We encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups as well as individuals who have experience working with diverse student populations and who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, scholarship, and service.

The Department of Philosophy at Skidmore emphasizes active engagement with philosophical texts, with the histories and traditions of human thought, and with current issues of deep significance. The department welcomes a variety of philosophical traditions and approaches. For more information about the department, please visit our website at: http://www.skidmore.edu/philosophy.

Skidmore College is a coeducational liberal arts institution in upstate New York that fosters creative approaches to teaching and learning. Skidmore’s faculty are devoted to the instruction and mentoring of approximately 2,500 undergraduate students from 44 states and 67 countries.

Minimum Qualifications

ABD in Philosophy

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 should submit all materials online, including a cover letter, a current CV, graduate transcripts, evidence of effective teaching, a sample syllabus for a course in ethics and a course in feminist philosophy (as one PDF), a writing sample, and enter the contacts of three references for letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin May 27, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Posting Information

Posting Date 05/01/2019 Open Until Filled Closing Date Quicklink for Posting http://careers.skidmore.edu/postings/3183 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
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    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
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    • Indeed.com
    • Inside Higher Education
    • LinkedIn
    • New York State Department of Labor
    • Saratoga Chamber of Commerce
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    • Scholarly Hires
    • Skidmore Website
    • Times Union
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    • Career Fair
    • Invited by Department to Apply
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    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by Skidmore Employee
    • Other
  2. * Will you have a PhD or ABD in Philosophy at the time of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Sample Syllabi
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Transcript
  6. Writing Sample
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Evaluations
  2. Additional Materials

 

 

 

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