Assistant or Associate Professor of Gender Studies - Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs New York

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Skidmore College

Saratoga Springs, New York

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Skidmore College is a highly regarded, selective, independent, coeducational, residential, liberal arts College. Located in beautiful Saratoga Springs, New York, Skidmore sits on a pristine campus of over 750 acres near the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. Saratoga Springs is a not-so-well-guarded secret of rich tradition accented with an abounding youthful feeling. The college's unique location makes it the perfect place for those who desire the peace of country-like living as well as the excitement and activity accessible in nearby larger cities. Skidmore College offers its employees opportunities for professional and personal growth, a very competitive benefits package, and the ability to positively impact the community.

The Skidmore College community awaits your arrival, so if you welcome challenges and are interested in making a difference, come join us!

Job Summary

Assistant / Associate Professor of Gender Studies. Begins Fall 2016. The Gender Studies Program at Skidmore College seeks a candidate for a tenure-track position in Gender Studies beginning Fall 2016 at the assistant or associate professor level. A highly selective, liberal arts college located in Saratoga Springs, New York with a student population of 2,400, 21% of whom are students of color, Skidmore College is committed to fostering an environment in which faculty, staff and students from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. The position entails teaching core courses in Gender Studies (Introduction to Gender Studies, Feminist Theory and Methods, Senior Seminar in Gender Studies) as well as electives in Gender Studies (particularly in the area of sexuality studies and/or queer theory). In addition, faculty are expected to contribute to the College's interdisciplinary first-year seminar program and to actively engage in student advising and mentoring. The normal teaching load is 5 courses per year. The successful applicant will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and research, experience with and dedication to working with a diverse body of students, and demonstrated potential for leadership within the Gender Studies program and the Skidmore College community. The College offers support for faculty development including pre-tenure sabbaticals and internal research grants.
We encourage applications from historically underrepresented populations, as well as individuals who have experience with diverse student populations.

Requirements: Ph.D. in Gender, Women's or Sexuality Studies strongly preferred. Please include: Cover letter; Curriculum Vitae; Teaching portfolio including teaching philosophy and sample syllabi; Additionally the application system will prompt you to submit three email addresses for letters of recommendation.

Review of applications begins October 10, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualifications

Requirements: Ph.D. in Gender, Women's or Sexuality Studies strongly preferred.  

Required Applicant Documents

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Philosophy
Sample Syllabi

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 gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, military or marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or prior arrest or conviction record or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


Keyword Phrases

  • DOF- Gender Studies
  • Assistant or Associate Professor of Gender Studies
  • Creative Thought Matters
  • Fostering a Diverse & Inclusive Community
  • Country-style living; big city access
  • GLBT Studies
  • Women's Studies
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: See Job Description