The Department of Political Science at Skidmore College invites applications for a one-year, Visiting Assistant Professor position in American Government and Politics with a specialization in political behavior beginning fall 2023. The successful candidate will teach an introductory course in American politics and courses in political behavior that could include campaigns and elections, voting behavior, public opinion, media and politics, research methods, and political parties. Candidates able to teach courses in women and politics and/or race, ethnicity and politics are particularly encouraged to apply. The teaching load for a Visiting Assistant Professor at Skidmore is five courses per year for a total of 18-20 credits. Applicants from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply, as well as individuals who have experience teaching diverse student populations.
Education: A Ph.D. in political science by the time of appointment is strongly preferred.
Required documents to apply:
- on-line application,
- cover letter,
- curriculum vitae,
- appropriate transcripts,
- evidence of teaching effectiveness.
- contact information of three references
Application Deadline: April 7, 2023
Pay Range: Commensurate with experience
In order to prevent or significantly reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission at Skidmore College and protect all members of the College community from infection, successful candidates will be required to submit proof of full vaccination as a condition of employment, unless exempted as a reasonable accommodation of a medical condition or sincerely religious belief or practice.
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.
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