Visiting Assistant Professor, Social Work

Skidmore College
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 3, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Teacher Education, Humanities, English & Literature, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services
Employment Type
Full Time

Skidmore College invites applications for a 9-month, full-time position in social work at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, to begin September 2022. The College seeks to attract an academically and culturally diverse faculty, especially those who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the community through their teaching and service to our students. Enthusiasm for teaching and mentoring a diverse population of students is essential and candidates from underrepresented backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

The annual teaching load is 18 credits (5-6 courses, depending on credit allocation per course taught).

Education: Candidates must have an MSW with two years post-MSW experience, and those with a doctorate are preferred. We seek candidates with recent teaching experience, preferably who have taught in the past two years.

Experience: Flexibility and the ability to teach courses across our CSWE-accredited program is strongly preferred, as is experience with student-centered practices. Applicants must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education, experience with inclusive practices both in and out of the classroom and demonstrate teaching excellence through evidence such as teaching evaluations, peer evaluations, and sample course materials.


C andidates for the position must provide a cover letter describing teaching experience, teaching interests, experience mentoring and working with a diverse population of students, experience utilizing inclusive practices, and scholarly interests; the names and contact information of three references; and a curriculum vitae. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Pay Range: Commensurate with experience

In order to prevent or significantly reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission at Skidmore College and protect all members of the College community from infection, successful candidates will be required to submit proof of full vaccination as a condition of employment, unless exempted as a reasonable accommodation of a medical condition or sincerely religious belief or practice.


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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