Visiting Assistant Professor

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number FPA00061P
Position Title Visiting Assistant Professor
Department Health and Human Physiological Sciences
Position Status Full-Time
Position Type Temporary
Months per Year 9 Months
Work hours
Start Date (For temporary positions only) September 2018
End Date (For temporary positions only) May 2020
Position Band/Level Faculty
Pay Range

Ad Text

Job Summary

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.

Minimum Qualifications

A.B.D. considered

Preferred Qualifications


EEO 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 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.


Special Instructions to Applicant

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. T. H. Reynolds, Chair, Health and Human Physiological Sciences. All referees will be emailed once you’ve completed the application process.

Interfolio Users: visit your account to acquire email addresses from Interfoilio to enter into our application system for your referees.

All documents must be attached through the online application system to complete the application process. If using original transcripts from and educational institute please re-scan them to remove watermarks before attaching which will eliminate error messages when attaching the file. If you have questions please contact Clarissa Sawyer, Employment Coordinator in Human Resources at: or 518 580-5802

Posting Information

Posting Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you have a Ph.D. in hand by the date of appointment or an advanced ABD by the date of the appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Education
    • LinkedIn
    • New York State Department of Labor
    • Saratoga Chamber of Commerce
    • Saratogian
    • Scholarly Hires
    • Skidmore Website
    • Times Union
    • Twitter
    • Career Fair
    • Invited by Department to Apply
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by Skidmore Employee
    • Other

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Transcript
Optional Documents