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
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.