Mar 10, 2020

Visiting Assistant Professor

  • Skidmore College
  • Saratoga Springs, NY, USA
Full time Perception Statistics Other

Job Description

Job Summary: The Department of Psychology at Skidmore College invites applications for two full-time Visiting Assistant Professors for the 2020-2021 academic year. One position is open to applicants in any sub-discipline and one position is open to applicants with expertise in perception. Both positions will involve teaching core courses (e.g., Introduction to Psychological Science, Statistics and Research Methods I and II) and a course in the candidate’s area of specialty. The position involves a teaching load of 18-credits per year that will be decided in conjunction with the department chair.

Skidmore seeks to attract an academically and culturally diverse faculty, especially those who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the community. Enthusiasm for teaching a diverse population of students is essential.
Skidmore is a liberal arts institution of approximately 2,500 students, with 21% students of color, and 248 full-time faculty members, located in upstate New York.

Candidates should submit all materials online, including a cover letter, vita, teaching evaluations/materials, and name and email of three letter of recommendation wiriters. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in psychology or, if ABD, will complete the Ph.D. by Fall 2020.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience.

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

The college encourages candidates from under-represented groups and individuals who have demonstrated experience with diverse populations who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service to apply.

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



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