2 Lecturers or Visiting Assistant Professors in Sociology

Skidmore College

Skidmore College invites applications for two full-time, contingent (non-tenure-track) positions in Sociology at the Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor level, beginning September 2013 for the 2013 – ’14 Scademic Year. We seek applicants to teach introductory courses and those in any combination of: criminology, deviance, education, medical, media, family and culture. Applicants should also demonstrate excellence in teaching. Skidmore is on a semester system and the teaching load will be six courses per year. Skidmore offers comprehensive benefits packages to employees and their qualified dependents, including domestic partners and same sex spouses.

Ph.D.s preferred at time of appointment.

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 letters of interest information about how they will effectively engage with issues of diversity in the classroom.

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Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

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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 undergraduate men and women from some 47 states and 46 countries.

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 prior arrest or conviction record or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

*Gender identity and expression, while protected under Skidmore College policy, are not currently protected under federal, state or local laws.

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