Visiting Assistant Professor
Skidmore College - Saratoga Springs, NY

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The Department of English at Skidmore College invites applications for two full-time, one-year positions in expository writing, to begin Fall 2013. Renewal is possible for up to three years (inclusive). Requirements include Ph.D. at time of appointment and demonstrated excellence in teaching college-level expository writing.

Position #1: 5 sections a year of EN 105: Writing Seminar II, which is a theme-based course in the analytical essay. Instructors choose their own theme; examples can be found on our website:

Position #2: 4 sections a year, plus 1 in the summer, including a rotation of HE 100 (a summer transition course offered by our Higher Education Opportunity Program), EN 103 (a course for those students not yet ready for the challenges of EN 105?see above) and EN 105. Expertise and experience working with ESL students (both international and domestic) and underserved populations required.

We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as from individuals who have experience with diverse populations; women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin immediately; positions open until filled.

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To be considered for this position, please fill out an online faculty profile and attach the following documents: cover letter and CV. Please indicate which position you're applying for, or whether you wish to be considered for both positions.

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: or 518 580.5802

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