Visiting Assistant Professor

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Position Information

Posting NumberFPA00376PPosition TitleVisiting Assistant ProfessorDepartmentHistoryPosition StatusFull-TimePosition TypeTemporaryMonths per Year9 MonthsWork hours

3/3 work load

Start Date (For temporary positions only)September 2020End Date (For temporary positions only)May 2021Position Band/LevelFacultyPay RangeWill Letters of Recommendation be required from references?Yes Ad Text

Job Summary

Middle East and/or African History. Skidmore College’s Department of History invites applications for a full-time, one-year faculty position in the history of the Middle East and/or Africa for academic year 2020-2021. Sub-field and time-frame are open. Three-three course teaching load. The successful candidate will be able to offer survey and upper-division undergraduate classes in area of expertise. Preference will be given to those candidates who provide evidence of effective teaching. PhD preferred, but qualified ABDs will be considered. Review of applications will begin in December 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Please submit a letter of application, C.V., two letters of reference that speak to your teaching experience, and evidence of teaching effectiveness

Minimum Qualifications

Prior teaching experience.

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.


Special Instructions to Applicant Posting Information

Posting Date10/18/2019Open Until FilledYesClosing DateQuicklink for Posting 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)
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • 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. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PhD or ABD
Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Sample Syllabi
  2. Teaching Evaluations
  3. Teaching Statement




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Posted: 10/19/2019
Application Due: 3/13/2020
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