The Department of English at Skidmore College invites applications
for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with specialization in
medieval literature. We seek a colleague with research and teaching
expertise in the field of premodern critical race studies. Strong
preference will be given to candidates who also bring a global
and/or intersectional approach to the study of race in the medieval
The teaching load is 18 credits (typically five courses) per year,
including one writing-intensive course each semester and regular
participation in Skidmore’s First Year Experience program. All
professors are expected to participate fully in the life of the
college, including advising, faculty governance, and department
Applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship,
as well as a strong commitment to undergraduate education at a
liberal arts college. Ph.D. is expected at the time of
To ensure full consideration, applicants should submit a cover
letter, cv, writing sample, and teaching statement by October
. The names and contact information for three
references will be requested at a later stage.
All applications will be acknowledged; interviews will be held via
video conferencing in early January. Skidmore College continually
strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are
especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the
diversity of our academic community, and candidates are encouraged
to speak directly to this issue in their application
To learn more about and apply for this position, please visit us
online at: http://careers.skidmore.edu
$75,000 - $85,000
The hiring rate for the successful candidate will be determined
considering the following criteria:
About Skidmore College:
- Prior relevant work or industry experience.
- Education level to the extent education is relevant to the
- Academic discipline (faculty pay ranges reflect 9-month annual
- Unique applicable skills.
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 3,000
talented undergraduates 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
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.
CREATIVE THOUGHT MATTERS.