The Department of Psychology at Skidmore College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Clinical Psychology beginning Fall 2020. The faculty member in this position will teach core courses (i.e., Statistics and Research Methods I and II, Introduction to Psychological Science) and courses in their area of expertise, and will supervise undergraduate research. Within the context of an 18-credit teaching load (generally five courses), the position also occasionally includes teaching a first-year interdisciplinary seminar (topic open).
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/or service. Enthusiasm for advising, teaching, and mentoring a diverse population of students is essential. We seek candidates who are firmly committed to undergraduate education, including the involvement of undergraduates in research programs that are theoretically and methodologically sophisticated. Excellent teaching and research facilities support faculty/student collaborative work in the classroom, lab, and field.
Skidmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college in Saratoga Springs, New York that fosters creative approaches to teaching and learning. With its relatively small size and low student-faculty ratio, the College is a close-knit academic community. Skidmore's faculty of teacher-scholars are devoted to the instruction and mentoring of approximately 2,400 talented undergraduate students from almost 50 states and over 40 countries.
Candidates should submit all materials online by September 10, 2019, including cover letter, vita, selected reprints, research statement, teaching statement, and teaching evaluations. Applicants should describe in their cover letter how they will teach to diverse students and how they will enhance the diversity of offerings and educational experiences at Skidmore College through their teaching, research, and/or service. The application system will prompt you to submit three email addresses for letters of recommendation. All referees will be emailed once you have completed the application process.
All documents must be attached through the online application system to complete the application process and to receive your confirmation code. If you have questions please contact Human Resources at: email@example.com or (518) 580-5800.
To be considered, candidates must have teaching experience and a Ph.D. in psychology by Fall 2020.
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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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.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 "one 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.The Skidmore College community awaits your arrival, so if you welcome challenges and are interested in making a difference, come join us!