Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor in Intergroup Relations
Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, New York)
October 1, 2017
Starting Date: 
September 3, 2018
Post date: June 6, 2017

Skidmore College invites applications for a five-year renewable non-tenure track position (with the prospect of future conversion to tenure-track), at the rank of Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor. This is an open discipline position, but the successful candidate must have formal training in Intergroup Dialogue (IGD) and will contribute to Skidmore's Intergroup Relations (IGR) minor courses. The position carries a teaching load of five courses, three of which must be taught in IGR, in addition to administrative responsibilities within the program. Ph.D. required at time of appointment, beginning in September 2018. Faculty rank commensurate with experience. (For additional information about this position, see the website.)

Skidmore's student population is 24 percent domestic students of color and 12 percent international students; in the letter of interest, applicants should include information about how they will effectively engage with issues of diversity in the classroom, on campus, and in the broader community. Applicants should also demonstrate excellence in teaching, active scholarship, and a strong commitment to undergraduate education at a liberal arts college.

Skidmore offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and their qualified dependents including domestic partners and same sex spouses. In keeping with Skidmore's strategic initiatives to enhance the diversity of our campus community, we particularly encourage applications from underrepresented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations.

To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by October 1, 2017. Interested candidates should submit online a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Additional materials may be requested of applicants prior to interview. Inquiries may be directed to: Jennifer Mueller, Director of IGR ( or Kristie Ford, Skidmore IGR Program Founder (

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 2,400 talented undergraduate men and women from some 47 states and 46 countries.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To learn more about and apply for this position please visit us online.

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.


Application Instructions 

Please apply online.

Review Begins: 
October 1, 2017

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