Visiting Assistant Professor, Education Studies

Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Feb 26, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


The Education Studies Department of Skidmore College, a selective liberal arts college in Saratoga Springs, New York, invites applications for a full-time, two-year Visiting Assistant Professor beginning September 2021.

Premised on a constructivist approach to teaching and learning, faculty in the Education Studies Department prepare students for initial certification in New York State, grades 1-6. In addition, the Department’s on-campus lab school, the Early Childhood Center, provides a resource for teaching and research.

The teaching load for this position is 5 courses (18 credits) each academic year. Candidates with expertise in elementary education, including child development, curriculum and instruction, and multicultural education are encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. or Ed.D. in the field of Education is preferred; however, ABD candidates will be considered.

Preferred qualifications for this position include a strong commitment to social justice, teaching experience at the college and/or elementary school level, a robust commitment to undergraduate teacher education within a liberal arts context, student teaching supervision experience and the ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds. Skidmore is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching and/or service.

Required materials include a letter of application and a curriculum vitae. In your letter of application, please describe how your experience would contribute to the college’s goal of building a diverse educational environment and the department’s goal of preparing elementary teachers. Additionally, the application system will prompt you to submit email addresses for three references to be contacted for letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on March 8th, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

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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