Visiting Assistant Professor of Health & Human Physiological Sciences
February 16, 2018
Saratoga Springs, New York
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
Skidmore College invites applications for a full-time, two-year faculty replacement position in the Health and Human Physiological Sciences Department for the academic years 2018-2019 and 2019-2020. We are particularly interested in candidates from underrepresented backgrounds who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community and have experience teaching and mentoring a diverse student body.
Qualifications: A Ph.D. is preferred (A.B.D. considered); prior teaching experience is desired. The successful candidate will be able to teach several courses from among the following: human nutrition, exercise testing and prescription, exercise physiology, human anatomy lab, and introduction to public health. 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.
Skidmore is a liberal arts institution of approximately, 2,450 students, with 22% students of color, and 259 full-time faculty members, located in upstate New York. Enthusiasm for teaching a diverse population of students is essential.
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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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.
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About Skidmore College
Skidmore is a highly selective liberal arts college with a reputation for its creative approaches to just about everything. With its relatively small size and student-faculty ratio, the College is a close-knit academic community. Skidmore is known for its faculty of teacher-scholars devoted to the instruction and mentoring of undergraduates; approximately 2,400 talented men and women from some 47 states and 46 countries.
In the universe of selective, private liberal arts colleges, Skidmore’s distinctiveness is expressed in the statement that “Creative Thought Matters”. This idea reflects not only the historical strength of the College’s programs in the fine and performing arts but also the understanding that creativity is required for achievement in any area of human endeavor. For more information on Skidmore, its people and programs, please visit www.skidmore.edu.
The city of Saratoga Springs is widely recognized as one of America’s great communities. It is located in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, within a three-to-four-hour drive from New York City, Boston or Montreal. Travel & Leisure calls Saratoga Springs one of “America’s Greatest Main Streets” as well as “on...e of the best college towns in the nation,” Money Magazine says it’s one of the nation’s top 100 places to live, and Princeton Review describes it as a “perfect college town.” It’s a community rich in history and tradition. Famed mineral waters, a Revolutionary War battlefield, and the nation’s oldest thoroughbred racetrack represent portions of that history. Also, it’s a community of arts and culture. The Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) is the summer home to the New York City Ballet, Philadelphia Orchestra, and a performing venue for top rock and jazz musicians.