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Visiting Assistant Professor, Philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Skidmore College

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Ancient Philosophy
AOS categories Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
Start date Fall 2022
Job description

The Department of Philosophy at Skidmore College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning in Fall 2022. AOS: Ancient Philosophy, AOC: Open. The teaching expectation will be 18-credit hours per year, divided among five courses (a 3-2 load). Ph.D. in philosophy is desired, although strong ABD applicants will be considered.

Requirements: Candidates should submit all materials online, including a cover letter, a current CV, graduate transcripts, evidence of effective teaching, a sample syllabus for a course in ancient philosophy, a writing sample, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin on March 21, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

We encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups as well as individuals who have experience working with diverse student populations and who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, scholarship, and service.

The Department of Philosophy at Skidmore emphasizes active engagement with philosophical texts, with the histories and traditions of human thought, and with current issues of deep significance. The department welcomes a variety of philosophical traditions and approaches. For more information about the department, please visit our website at:http://www.skidmore.edu/philosophy.

Skidmore College is a coeducational liberal arts institution in upstate New York that fosters creative approaches to teaching and learning. Skidmore’s faculty are devoted to the instruction and mentoring of approximately 2,500 undergraduate students from 44 states and 67 countries.

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.


How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply http://jobs.skidmore.edu
Hard deadline April 21, 2022, 11:59pm EST
Web address for more information https://skidmore.edu
Contact name Larry Jorgensen
Contact email
Time created February 22, 2022, 2:43am UTC
Scheduled expiry date April 21, 2022, 11:59pm EST
Expired on April 23, 2022, 12:46am EST
Last updated April 23, 2022, 4:46am UTC
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