Visiting Assistant Professor - 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

Skidmore College invites applications for a full-time, two-year faculty replacement position in health and exercise sciences for the academic years 2016-2018. Qualifications: A Ph.D. is preferred (A.B.D considered); prior teaching experience is desired. We are particularly open to candidates from under-represented groups who have experience with diverse populations and are able to contribute to the diversity and excellence of Skidmore's academic community. The successful candidate will be able to teach several courses from among the following: introduction to exercise science; nutrition; introduction to public health; anatomy and physiology. Collaborative research opportunities will be available and encouraged. Additional responsibilities may include advising senior thesis projects. The successful candidate will join an energetic and collegial department that is passionate about teaching and deeply engaged with research.

For full consideration, please submit online your faculty profile, curriculum vitae, a brief description of teaching experience and graduate transcripts. Additionally the application system will prompt you to submit three email addresses for letters of recommendation addressed to Dr. Patricia Fehling, Chair, Health and Exercise Sciences. All referees will be emailed once you've completed the application process.

Skidmore is a liberal arts institution of approximately 2,400 students, with 21% students of color, and 248 full-time faculty members, located in upstate New York. Enthusiasm for teaching a diverse population of students is essential.

Review of applications begins April 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualifications

A.B.D. considered  

Preferred Qualifications


Required Applicant Documents

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Statement

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

  • Health & Exercise Sciences
  • Visiting Assistant Professor
  • Creative Thought Matters
  • Fostering a Diverse & Inclusive Community
  • Country-style living; big city access
  • Kinesiology & Exercise Science
  • Physical Education
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: See Job Description