Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor, Skidmore College

Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor

Skidmore College invites applications for a three-year, full-time, contingent (non-tenure track) position in Sociology at the Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor level, beginning September 2018. We seek applicants to teach courses on introduction to sociology, sexualities, gender, social psychology, deviance and/or medical sociology as well as other substantive areas that complement our departmental offerings.

ABD with Ph.D. preferred at time of appointment. Applicants should demonstrate excellence in teaching. Skidmore is on a semester system, and the teaching load will be five courses per year.

Skidmore offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and their qualified dependents including domestic partners and same sex spouses.

In keeping with Skidmore’s strategic initiatives to enhance the diversity of our campus community, we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Skidmore’s student population is 25 percent of color or international, and applicants should include in their letter of interest information about how they will effectively engage with issues of diversity in the classroom.

For more information about our curriculum, go to: http://catalog.skidmore.edu/preview_entity.php?catoid=17&ent_oid=1001&hl=%22sociology%22&returnto=search#

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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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 gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, military or marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.