The Anthropology Department at Skidmore College invites applications for a two-year, full-time visiting assistant professor position in Archaeology beginning September 2018. The College is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the academic community through their inclusive teaching, scholarship, and service.
We seek candidates with scholarly expertise outside of North America, and we are particularly interested in candidates with research experience in Mesoamerica, South America, the Middle East, or East Asia. The successful candidate will have proven excellence in teaching with theoretical and regional expertise that will complement existing department offerings.
The position requires teaching 18-credits per academic year, including an introductory course in archaeology and human evolution, as well as upper-level geographic and topical courses. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching, active scholarship and fieldwork, and a strong commitment to undergraduate education at a liberal arts college. Individuals from underrepresented groups, or who have experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds, are encouraged to apply. PhD required at time of appointment.
Skidmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college with a reputation for putting academic theory and creative expression into practice. With its relatively small size and 9:1 student-to-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 students from some 47 states and 46 countries. Additional information about the Anthropology Department can be found at skidmore.edu/anthropology.
Review of applications will begin March 15, 2018 and 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.
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PhD required at time of appointment.
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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.