Tenure Track Assistant Professor
American Studies, Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, NY)
October 1, 2019
Starting Date: 
September 1, 2020
Post date: July 23, 2019

AMERICAN STUDIES. The Department of American Studies at Skidmore College, a highly selective liberal arts college in Saratoga Springs, New York, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning September 2020.

Strong commitment to interdisciplinary undergraduate education and teaching experience. A demonstrated interest in contributing to broader cross-disciplinary and emerging areas in our liberal arts curriculum, particularly the Black Studies Program. Applicants should be able to demonstrate their ability to teach diverse student populations.

Teaching load of five courses a year (18 credit hours). Candidates should be able to teach courses that cover a broad historical range and have the following specializations: race/ethnic studies and material culture.

Skidmore College is on a semester calendar and offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and their qualified dependents, including domestic partners and same-sex spouses. In keeping with Skidmore’s strategic plan to enhance the diversity of our campus community, we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented groups.

Ph.D. at the time of appointment is required.

Ph.D. in American Studies preferred.

Application Instructions 

To apply, please fill out an online application at https://careers.skidmore.edu/postings/3380 and attach the following required documents: a cover letter, C.V., three letters of support, and statement of teaching and research interests, by October 1, 2019.

This system can support attachments up to 1.9MB. All “required” documents must be attached through the online application system to complete the application process. If you have questions please contact Breann Oswald, Employment Coordinator in Human Resources at: boswald@skidmore.edu or (518) 580-5802.

The department will interview candidates via Skype and/or Zoom in November 2019.

Review Begins: 
October 1, 2019

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