Teaching Associate
Skidmore College - Saratoga Springs, NY

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The Geosciences Department invites applications for a full-time, one-year, Teaching Associate to begin Fall 2013. This position requires teaching four sections of GE 101: Earth Systems Science laboratories in the Fall Semester, three sections of GE 102: The History of Earth, Life, and Global Change laboratories, and three sections of GE 112: Introduction to Oceanography in the Spring (20 contact hours for the academic year). We prefer a candidate with strong teaching skills who will engage students in the laboratory classroom and in the field and who will be engaged in the affairs of the Department.

We are especially interested in candidates from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Skidmore College is a liberal arts institution of approximately 2,400 students and 200 full-time faculty, located in upstate New York. Preference will be given to those candidates with teaching experience who have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in the geosciences or related field.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualifications:
BA or BS and teaching experience

Preferred Qualifications:
MA or MS and teaching experience

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Required Applicant Documents:
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Teaching Philosophy / Sample Syllabi

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Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be considered for this position, please fill out an online faculty profile and attach the following documents: cover letter, cv, transcripts for most current degree, evidence of excellence in teaching. You have four areas to attach your documents, please combine multiple documents in any given category into one word doc or pdf before trying to attach. The application system will also prompt you to submit a THREE email addresses for letters of recommendation. Your recommenders will be emailed once you've completed the application process.

Interfolio Users: visit the link below for instructions to acquire email addresses from Interfoilio.

This system can support attachments up to 1.9MB. All "required" documents must be attached through the online application system to complete the application process. If you have questions please contact Clarissa Sawyer, Employment Coordinator in Human Resources at: csawyer@skidmore.edu or 518 580.5802

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