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Dean of the Faculty and Provost
Colgate University is seeking a Dean of the Faculty and Provost. Information about the position, critical leadership skills, the search process and the university are available through this link: Colgate DOF/Provost Position Specification. The Dean of the Faculty/Provost Search Committee is being assisted in the search process by Spencer Stuart, and welcomes comments, questions, and nominations, or expressions of interest. To contact the Committee with comments, nominations, or expressions of interest, please send an e-mail with any supporting materials to the confidential address: ColgateDOF@spencerstuart.com

1/16/17
Art and Art History: Digital/Studio (tenure-stream position)
Studio Art, Digital Artist.

The department of Art and Art History at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure stream position at the rank of assistant professor, beginning fall 2017.

Teach beginning and advanced courses in digital art as a studio practice, which could include emerging forms, physical computing, interactive art, social practice, performance, sound art, virtual reality, 3D animation or experimental game design. Other teaching responsibilities include the introductory studio course that spans theory and practice across media. The successful candidate will occasionally teach upper level interdisciplinary studio courses, including the junior seminar and senior capstone, and advise senior projects in digital art. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to Film and Media Studies.

All Colgate faculty are expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Five course load. Responsible for management of the digital studios.

MFA or equivalent terminal degree expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. Previous teaching at the college or university level is a plus.

Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching, scholarship and service might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Letter of application, c.v., three current letters of recommendation, and examples of recent work, publications, as well as students’ work must be submitted through academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8483. Review of applications will begin January 1, 2017, and will continue until position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at upstatenyherc.org.

11/2/16

Biology: Ecology or Organismal (1 year position)
The department of Biology at Colgate University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor to start August 2017 to fill a one-year position. The successful candidate will join a biology faculty committed to innovative teaching in the liberal arts setting and involvement of students in research. The individual hired will teach in a foundations course called Evolution, Ecology, and Diversity and teach elective courses in their area of expertise.

The candidate may have the opportunity to contribute to Colgate’s liberal arts core curriculum by teaching a general education course in the area of their choice. Completion of PhD prior to or shortly after the date of hire is expected, and teaching experience is desirable.

An application with cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference must be submitted through academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8765. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin February 17, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at upstatenyherc.org. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

1/3/17

Biology: Molecular or Cellular (1 year position)
The department of Biology at Colgate University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor to start August 2017 to fill a one-year position. The successful candidate will join a biology faculty committed to innovative teaching in the liberal arts setting and involvement of students in research. The individual hired will teach in a foundations course called Molecules, Cells, and Genes, an elective course in gene expression, and an additional elective course in their area of expertise. The candidate may have the opportunity to contribute to Colgate’s liberal arts core curriculum by teaching a general education course in the area of their choice.

Completion of PhD is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire, and teaching experience is desirable. An application with cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference must be submitted through academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8766.

Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin February 17 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at upstatenyherc.org.

Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

1/3/17

Biology: Postdoc Fern Ecology/Ecophysiology (2 year position)
The Watkins Lab in the Department of Biology at Colgate University invites applications for a two-year visiting teaching post-doctoral position in fern ecology and ecophysiology, beginning fall semester 2017. The successful candidate will have extensive experience in:
  1. the identification and cultivation of ferns
  2. understanding fern field ecology, especially gametophyte biology, and
  3. field and experimental ecophysiology (especially chlorophyll fluorescence), and advanced statistics.
The successful candidate will join a biology faculty committed to innovative teaching and research in the liberal arts setting. The candidate will be expected to teach two classes per year for two years, most likely in a foundations course called Evolution, Ecology, and Diversity and in elective courses in their area of expertise. The candidate may have the opportunity to contribute to Colgate’s liberal arts core curriculum by teaching a general education course in the area of their choice.

A Ph.D. in an ecology-related field and previous postdoctoral experience is required. An application with cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three references must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Review of applications will begin as soon as possible, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org. It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply

3/17/17

Biology: Postdoc Plant Ecology/Ecophysiology (2 year position)
The Watkins Lab (eddiewatkins.com) in the Department of Biology at Colgate University invites applications for a two-year visiting research and teaching post-doctoral position in plant ecology and ecophysiology, beginning fall semester 2017. The successful candidate will join a research team on a recently funded NSF grant to explore comparative evolutionary ecophysiology of tropical ferns. The ideal candidate will have experience in statistics, field and lab ecophysiology, especially chlorophyll fluorescence, and must be willing to travel internationally. Experience with fern ecology and identification is desirable, but not required. The candidate will join a biology faculty committed to innovative teaching and research in the liberal arts setting and will be expected to teach two classes per year for two years, most likely in a foundations course called Evolution, Ecology, and Diversity and in elective courses in their area of expertise. The candidate may have the opportunity to contribute to Colgate’s liberal arts core curriculum by teaching a general education course in the area of their choice. A Ph.D. in an ecology-related field is required. An application with cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three references must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9059. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin within two weeks, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org. It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

4/4/17

Classics: Greek/Latin (2, 1-year positions)
The Department of the Classics at Colgate University invites applications for two one-year positions at the level of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2017.

The department seeks applicants experienced in the teaching of Latin and Greek at all levels; experience with courses on ancient civilization and/or literature in translation is also desirable. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The teaching load is five courses per year and will include participation in the university-wide interdisciplinary Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

A cover letter, three letters of recommendation, a curriculum vitae, and a brief writing sample must be submitted through academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8784. Colgate University strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds.

Review of applications will begin on February 21, 2017, and will continue until the positions are filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at upstatenyherc.org.

Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2,900 students situated in central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship.

1/6/17

Computer Science: Computer Science (1 or more, 1-year positions)
The Department of Computer Science at Colgate University invites applications for one or more positions in computer science at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning fall semester 2017. Appointments will be made for one year with the possibility of renewal. We encourage candidates in all areas of specialization to apply. Completion of a PhD is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire.

In each semester, the successful candidate can expect to teach two courses plus associated laboratory sections, which may include courses in the candidate's area of specialization. To support the candidate's scholarship, Colgate offers funding opportunities for travel to professional meetings, for professional development, and for students to participate in the candidate's research projects.

Review of applications will begin March 20, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and three letters of recommendation. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds. Application materials must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online.

Colgate University is a highly selective liberal-arts college of 2900 undergraduate students situated in a picturesque village in central New York. The department offers excellent teaching and research facilities; and, the university is committed to promoting excellence in both teaching and scholarship. For more information about the department, please visit our website at http://cs.colgate.edu.

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law.

Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer; candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at http://www.upstatenyherc.org. Please direct questions to the department chair, Vijay Ramachandran, at vramachandran@colgate.edu.

2/28/17

Economics: Economics (2 or more, 1-year positions)
Colgate University, Hamilton, NY E Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics F International Economics D Microeconomics C1 Econometrics The Economics Department of Colgate University invites applications for two or more possible visiting assistant professor positions for the 2017-2018 academic year.

The first person is likely to teach Intermediate Macroeconomics and International Economics. The second is likely to teach Public Economics, Econometrics, and Introduction to Statistics. Teaching load is 5 courses per year. Minimum qualifications include: PhD or ABD in economics and a demonstrated ability or potential for high quality teaching.

Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and arrange for submission of 3 letters of recommendation. All materials must be submitted via Academic Jobs Online. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds. Review of applications will begin on March 20, 2017, and continue until positions are filled.

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org.

Extensions of appointment are conditional upon teaching excellence and department need. It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. CONTACT: Chad Sparber, Chair, Department of Economics, csparber@colgate.edu.

3/8/17

Educational Studies: Foundations (1-2 year position)
The department of educational studies at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Foundations of Education beginning Fall semester 2017. Completion of PhD or EdD is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The possibility exists for a second year pending departmental need.

The Department of Educational Studies is social justice-focused and committed to cultivating students’ critical understanding of power and privilege. Our faculty provide a breadth of course offerings to students interested in studying education broadly, including students who are interested in gaining a critical understanding of larger educational phenomena and students planning a career in teaching.

The ideal candidate will have a strong interdisciplinary background and will be able to teach our introductory class as well as upper-level courses based on their research interests. In particular, we encourage applicants with demonstrated expertise in the following subfields: Indigeneity and Decolonial Studies in Education, Native American Studies in Education, and/or Black Studies in Education.

A cover letter that addresses the requirements outlined above, CV, a scholarly writing sample, a brief statement of a teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of at least three references must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter or teaching statement how their approach to teaching and scholarship might support the university's commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin on March 20, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, martial status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

2/9/17

English: Creative Writing (2, 1-year positions)
Colgate University invites applications for the Olive B. O'Connor Fellowship in Creative Writing.

Writers of nonfiction and poetry who have recently completed an MFA, MA, or PhD in creative writing, and who need a year to complete their first book, are encouraged to apply.

The selected writers will spend the academic year (late August 2017 to early May 2018) at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. The fellows will teach one creative writing course each semester and will give a public reading from the work in progress. The fellowship carries a stipend of $40,500 plus travel expenses; health and life insurance are provided.

Complete applications (deadline February 1, 2017) consist of a cover letter; resume; three letters of recommendation, at least one of which should address the candidate's abilities as a teacher; and a maximum of 30 double-spaced manuscript pages of prose or 20 single-spaced pages of poetry. The writing sample may be a completed work or an excerpt from something larger.

Complete applications must be submitted through academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7876.

Colgate is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body further the University's education mission.

9/28/16

Library: Head of Research & Instruction
The Colgate University Libraries seek a collaborative, experienced, forward-thinking leader to serve as Head of Research and Instruction Services. Reporting to the University Librarian and serving on the senior management team, the Head of Research and Instruction Services provides leadership and expertise in offering a suite of services that range from basic reference assistance to advanced research consultation, classroom instruction and service program development.

This individual will demonstrate a nuanced understanding of user needs and experiences in offering appropriate services, teaching users how to find, use, and evaluate resources, and empowering individuals to conduct their own research. This person will also work with the Head of Academic Technology in ITS to explore and develop collaborative services. The position leads the Research and Instruction Services department in providing high-quality, innovative, and user-oriented services to a diverse body of students, faculty, and staff. The position is responsible for developing and managing the libraries’ outreach and promotion programs.

Specific areas of focus will be in the social sciences. Supports the University Librarian in vetting and advancing new ideas, initiatives, and strategic plans and fostering a culture of collaboration and communication.

Required qualifications:
  • Master's Degree from an ALA-accredited library school or program
  • At least five years’ experience in library public services
  • Demonstrated ability in providing vision and leadership in a team environment
  • Strong service orientation with the ability to interact positively with students, faculty, and the public
  • Experience providing reference services
  • Strong organizational skills and written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a dynamic environment
Strongly preferred:
  • Experience with direct supervision of support staff and/or professionals
Additional information about Colgate University, the Colgate Libraries, and the full job description can be found at cul.colgate.edu/joinus.html

Application instructions can be found at Academic Jobs Online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vita, and provide email addresses for three references, including current supervisor. Official transcripts will be required of candidates selected for an on-campus interview.

Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe how they have or would propose to work in a diverse environment. Review of application materials will begin on April 17, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org. It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

3/17/17

Physics & Astronomy: Physics (1-2 year position)
The Colgate University department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position in physics to begin in fall 2017. The position is for one year with possibility for a second. Completion of the Ph.D. in physics or a related discipline is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. Previous teaching experience is an advantage. We seek a person with a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Academic responsibilities may include teaching an introductory-level course for non-majors, courses for physics majors, and courses in Colgate’s Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Although the candidate will have no research requirements during this appointment, collaboration with current faculty is possible.

The department has nine faculty members and maintains well-equipped research laboratories in quantum and optical physics, condensed matter physics, biophysics, meteorite analysis, observational astronomy, and engineered environmental processes. The department is housed in the Ho Science Center that is configured to facilitate interdisciplinary teaching and research. Further information about the Physics and Astronomy department can be found at colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/physics-astronomy.

A curriculum vitae, a description of teaching experience and objectives, and a short description of research experience must be submitted through academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8750. The CV should include a publication list and the names of three individuals who have been asked by the candidate to submit letters of recommendation. At least two letters should address the candidate’s teaching qualifications. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe how their approach to teaching might create an inclusive educational environment in either their teaching statement or their cover letter. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2,900 students situated in a picturesque village in central New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at upstatenyherc.org. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

12/22/16

Psychology: Developmental/Clinical (1 year position)
The Department of Psychology at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year replacement position in developmental/clinical psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor or Instructor beginning fall semester 2017. Completion of Ph.D. in psychology or related fields is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire.

The teaching load is equivalent to five courses per year. Teaching responsibilities are likely to include staff-taught courses (e.g., Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods); Developmental, Clinical, and/or Personality Psychology; upper-level courses in the candidate’s specialty area; and supervision of senior thesis work. Candidates may also be asked to contribute to all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

A cover letter, curriculum vitae, preprints/reprints, statements of teaching and research interests, and three letters of recommendation must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their approach to teaching and scholarship might create an inclusive educational environment. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Psychology department can be found at colgate.edu/psychology.

1/16/17

Religion & Jewish Studies: Religion and Jewish Studies (2-3 year position)
The Department of Religion and Program in Jewish Studies at Colgate University invite applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor position in pre-modern Judaism beginning fall semester 2017. A third year is possible, pending departmental need. Preference will be given to scholars whose area of expertise is Hebrew Bible or early Judaism, and who have an interest in working in an interdisciplinary environment.

The course load is five courses a year. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The successful candidate will teach classes on topics relevant to the candidate’s expertise and will be expected to contribute to the “Legacies of the Ancient World” component of Colgate’s interdisciplinary Core curriculum.

A cover letter, CV, and reference letters must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds. A review of applications will begin on March 3, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York State. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Learn more about the Department of Religion and the Program in Jewish Studies can be found at 

2/8/17

Religion & MIST: Islamic Studies (1-year position)
Colgate University's department of Religion and program in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in Islamic Studies beginning fall semester 2017.

Candidates with expertise in Islam in any period or region are encouraged to apply, although the Classical Period is preferred. The position will be a joint position in both the Religion Department and the Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (MIST) program. Knowledge of relevant languages is required. Familiarity with the discipline of Religious Studies is desirable, as is knowledge of the social, political, and historical study of Islamic civilizations. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. An annual five-course teaching assignment may include introductory courses in Religion and/or MIST, and courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

A letter of application, statement of teaching, CV, and three letters of reference must be submitted through academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8720. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter and/or teaching statement how their teaching might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin January 30, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at upstatenyherc.org.

12/19/16

Theater: Dance (1-year position)
The Department of Theater at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year position in Dance at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning in the fall semester of 2017. There is a possibility of renewal for a second year contingent on department needs and successful teaching in the first year. Completion of a terminal degree (M.F.A. or Ph.D.) is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire.

The field of specialization is open, and candidates with an interdisciplinary interest and approach in both Theater and Dance are especially encouraged to apply. The teaching assignment of five courses per year may include an interdisciplinary introduction to Theater and Dance; beginning and advanced courses in Dance technique; and courses in Dance theory and history, within the candidate’s field of specialization. Candidates may also be asked to contribute to all-university Programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching might create an inclusive educational environment. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

1/13/17

Theater: Design (1-year position)
The Department of Theater at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year position in Design at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning in the fall semester of 2017. There is a possibility of renewal for a second year contingent on department needs and successful teaching in the first year. Completion of a terminal degree (MFA) or equivalent professional experience is expected prior to the date of hire.

The field of specialization is open, and versatile candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas are encouraged to apply: scenic, costume, lighting, sound, and/or video design. The teaching assignment of five courses per year (or the equivalent) will include at least one introductory design course in the candidate’s field(s) of specialization, as well as the design of two departmental productions per year. We especially welcome candidates interested in offering an advanced design course, and in developing an interdisciplinary, cross–listed course in collaboration with the Department of Art and Art History. Candidates may also be asked to contribute to all-university Programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

Letter of application (including teaching interests), curriculum vitae, an online design portfolio, and the names and contact information for three references must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching might create an inclusive educational environment. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

1/13/17

Writing and Rhetoric/Writing and Speaking Center: ESL/ELL Coordinator (3 year position)
The Department of Writing and Rhetoric and the Writing and Speaking Center at Colgate University invite applications for a three-year visiting lecturer and second language (ESL/ELL) coordinator, beginning fall semester 2017. The department and center seek a dynamic colleague prepared to support the education of multilingual students and teach introductory writing courses within an established Writing and Rhetoric curriculum. Required qualifications: MA or Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) required, Ph.D. preferred in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Composition and Rhetoric, or related field; experience working with multilingual international students; experience teaching or tutoring academic writing within the context of U.S. undergraduate education. Responsibilities: ● Develop and coordinate programming and other support for multilingual students transitioning to college-level writing and reading within the U.S. ● Work closely with the Director of the Writing and Speaking Center to train and support peer consultants tutoring multilingual students. ● Tutor individual multilingual students for approximately 10 hours per week. ● Offer professional development seminars and individual consultations for faculty and administrators addressing academic concerns of multilingual students. ● Teach two first-year writing courses per year as currently offered within the Writing and Rhetoric curriculum. Letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9016. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter/teaching statement how their approach to teaching might create an inclusive educational environment. Review of applications will begin April 17 and continue until the position is filled. Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York State. It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org.

3/23/17