Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor of Elementary Education at Skidmore College

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  • Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor of Elementary Education
  • Education Studies
  • http://cms.skidmore.edu/education_studies/
  • Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Open until filled
  • Sep. 1, 2013
  • Assistant Professor
  • Elementary Education
    Childhood/Youth Education
    Education – General

The Education Studies Department of Skidmore College, a selective liberal arts college in Saratoga Springs, New York, invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor position, beginning September 2013.

Premised on a constructivist approach to teaching and learning, faculty in the Education Studies Department prepare students for initial certification in New York State, grades 1-6. In addition, the Department’s on-campus lab school, the Early Childhood Center, provides a resource for teaching and research projects.

Preferred qualifications for this position include a strong commitment to social justice, teaching experience at the college and/or elementary school level, a robust commitment to undergraduate education within a liberal arts context, and the experience or ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds. A Ph.D. or Ed. D. degree is desirable, althoughABDs are encouraged to apply.

The teaching load for this position is 5 courses each academic year. Specialties in Child Development/Special Education are preferred.

We encourage applications from historically under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse student populations; women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. The college is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service.

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit online a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement and copies of selected publications or manuscripts, to Susan Lehr, Professor and Chair of the Department of Education Studies. In your letter of application, please describe how your experience would contribute to the college’s goal of building a diverse educational environment

To learn more about and apply for this position please visit us online at:


Skidmore is a highly selective liberal arts college that fosters creative approaches to teaching and learning. With its relatively small size and 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 men and women from some 47 states and 46 countries.

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 gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, military or marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or prior arrest or conviction record 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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