JOB – 3 yrs. – Visiting Asst. Prof. – Skidmore College

The Environmental Studies Program at Skidmore College seeks a visiting assistant professor for a three-year appointment beginning 1 September 2012. The successful candidate will be able to teach our interdisciplinary Environmental Studies foundation course, courses focused on issues related to sustainability, and upper-level courses in the candidates areas of expertise, including environmental ethics and philosophy.  In addition, the candidate will have the opportunity to team-teach the senior capstone seminar for our interdisciplinary, undergraduate Environmental Studies program.  Interest in conducting undergraduate collaborative research in Environmental Studies is highly desirable. 

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Environmental Studies or related field.  Ph.D. to be complete by time of hire.  College teaching experience. Research, and publication.

For more information about the Environmental Studies Program at Skidmore, please visit

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

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

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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. Skidmores 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.