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Visiting Assistant Professor, Education Studies

Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 9, 2024

Job Details


The Education Studies Department of Skidmore College, a selective liberal arts college in Saratoga Springs, New York, invites applications for a full-time, one-year Visiting Assistant Professor beginning September 2024.


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) for the academic year. Candidates with expertise in elementary education, including elementary science and social studies instruction, 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, 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 April 30th, 2024 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.


No Visa Sponsorship is available for this position


Skidmore College

Skidmore College is a highly ranked, liberal arts college in Saratoga Springs, New York, where Creative Thought Matters. 

We're a four-year private, nonsectarian, coeducational school that invites 2,700 undergraduate students to engage in 44 majors, 19 varsity athletics teams, and more than 100 student clubs. They also benefit from award-winning dining and residential halls and lifelong connections with some of the smartest and most dedicated and passionate faculty in the industry.

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