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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: 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: 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

Chemistry: Analytical (tenure-stream position)
Colgate University seeks to fill a tenure-track position to begin fall 2017 at the assistant professor level. Ph.D. required.

Duties include directing the analytical curriculum, and teaching instrumental methods, general chemistry, advanced courses in area of specialty, and associated laboratories, as well as directing a productive undergraduate research program. Candidates with research interests in environmental chemistry, bioanalytical chemistry, materials characterization, forensics, or other interdisciplinary areas of analytical chemistry are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in university-wide programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

The Department offers strong BA programs in Chemistry and Biochemistry and has excellent facilities. One year of research is required of all senior majors. Student participation in faculty research programs is strongly encouraged and supported, during both the academic year and summer. New faculty members receive generous start-up support, and student stipends for summer research are available.

To apply, a curriculum vitae, a description of teaching and research interests, and three letters of recommendation must be submitted through academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7904.

Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their application materials their approach to teaching, scholarship, and/or outreach in a diverse and inclusive educational environment. Evaluation of the applications will begin October 24 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information about the department, please browse our web site at colgate.edu/chemistry.

Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body further the University’s educational mission. Colgate is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college in the beautiful Chenango Valley of 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.

9/12/16

Chemistry: Biochemistry (tenure-stream position)
Colgate University seeks to fill an assistant professor position in the area of biochemistry beginning in fall 2017. PhD required.

The duties include teaching general chemistry and the appropriate upper-level biochemistry courses and associated laboratories, as well as directing an active undergraduate research program. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in university-wide programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. The department offers strong BA programs in Chemistry and Biochemistry and has excellent facilities for biochemistry research, including a dual beam x-ray diffractometer. One year of research is required of all senior majors. Student participation in faculty research programs is strongly encouraged and supported, during both the academic year and summer. New faculty members receive generous start-up support, and student stipends for summer research are available.

Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their application materials their approach to teaching, scholarship, and/or outreach in a diverse and inclusive educational environment. Evaluation of the applications will begin October 14 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information about the department, please browse our web site at colgate.edu/chemistry.

Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body further the University’s educational mission. Colgate is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college in the beautiful Chenango Valley of central New York.

To apply, candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a description of teaching and research interests, and three letters of recommendation through academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7608.

8/9/16

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

Economics: Microeconomics (1 or more tenure-stream positions)
The Economics department at Colgate University invites applications for one or more tenure-stream positions in Microeconomics, beginning fall semester 2017.

Preference will be given to candidates specializing in applied theory, and at least one successful candidate will teach game theory on a regular basis. We expect to hire at the Assistant Professor level, but outstanding candidates will be considered at the Associate or Full Professor level. Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts college in a rural community in central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. All Colgate faculty are expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Completion of Ph.D. prior to or shortly after the date of hire is expected. A letter of interest, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness, and a sample of recent scholarship must be submitted through academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8158.

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 November 15, 2016, 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.

Contact Bob Turner, Department of Economics, Colgate University; 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346. Further information about the department may be found at colgate.edu/economics.

9/30/16

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

Geology: Sedimentology (tenure-stream position)
The department of Geology at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Sedimentology/Surficial Processes at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2017.

We seek an individual who is committed to excellence in teaching and research at the undergraduate level. Completion of the Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The area of specialization is open but could include modern or ancient sedimentation, environmental sedimentology, geomorphology/surficial geology, and basin analysis. The successful applicant will teach Sedimentology/Surficial Processes and develop other courses at the introductory level for non-majors and at the upper-level for geology students. Participation in the Geology Department's summer field courses and involvement of undergraduates in research are expected. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Teaching courses in the interdisciplinary Environmental Studies Program is also a strong possibility, depending on area of specialty.

A cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and reference letters must be submitted through academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7692. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their teaching statement how their approach to teaching might create an inclusive educational environment. Review of applications will begin October 10, 2016 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 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.

The Geology Department comprises eight faculty, a senior lecturer/lab instructor, and a technician. Analytical facilities include SEM-EDS, XRF, XRD, ICP-MS, GC-MS, AA, stable isotope mass spectrometer, micropaleontology lab, and geophysical equipment. Further information about the Geology department can be found at colgate.edu/geology.

8/23/16

German: Literature and Cultural Studies (1-year position)
The department of German at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor position for 2017-2018.

Field of specialization in German literature and cultural studies is open. The teaching load is five courses per year and includes language, literature and culture courses as well as participation in the university-wide interdisciplinary Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Candidates should show scholarly promise, teaching experience, a strong commitment to excellence in teaching in both language and literature, and native or near-native fluency in German. Completion of Ph.D. in the field of German literature, German Studies or Comparative Literature is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire.

A letter of application, CV, and three letters of reference must be submitted through academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8547. Colgate University strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their application how their teaching might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Review of applications will begin on December 5, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Selected applicants will be interviewed at the MLA in Philadelphia.

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.

11/11/16

Libraries: Head of Research and Instruction Services
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 management, coordination, and liaison focus are research data services and U.S. government documents. 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; five years of progressively responsible experience in library public services; two years of direct supervision of support staff and/or librarians; 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; strong service orientation with the ability to interact positively with students, faculty, and the public 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 academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8168. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vita, and provide email addresses for three references, including current supervisor. 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. Official transcripts will be required of candidates selected for an on-campus interview. Review of application materials will begin on November 7, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Colgate is a highly selective private liberal arts university located in Hamilton, NY, and is an EO/AA employer. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body further the University’s educational mission. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Applicants with dual career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at upstatenyherc.org.

10/7/16

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 https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8816. 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 http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/psychology.

1/16/17

Religion: Hinduism and South Asian Religions (tenure-stream position)
Colgate University’s department of Religion invites applications for a Tenure-Track position in Hinduism and South Asian Religions.

The hire will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall 2017; completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to, or shortly after, the date of hire. Specialization is open, but candidates are expected to have scholarly proficiency in the texts of Hindu traditions and the pertinent classical languages, the larger religious context of South Asia, and the ability to address dimensions of Hinduism in the modern world. Training in Religious Studies and familiarity with issues in the study of religion are required. The annual five-course teaching load will include introductory and advanced courses in Hinduism and/or South(east) Asian Religions; Introduction to World Religions; and curricular contributions to Asian Studies. All Colgate faculty are expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. The position offers opportunities to be involved in interdisciplinary university programs such as Africana and Latin American Studies, Environmental Studies, LGBTQ, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Women’s Studies.

Colgate is a highly-selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York. The University has an ambitious study abroad program. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter (or other statement) their approach to teaching and/or scholarship in a diverse and inclusive educational environment.

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. Cover letter, CV, and three current letters of recommendation must be submitted to academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7365. For questions you may contact, Lesleigh Cushing, Chair of Hinduism Search, lcushing@colgate.edu.

Review of applications will begin October 24, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the American Academy of Religion annual meeting in San Antonio, TX. Candidates not attending the meeting will be interviewed on Skype.

6/9/16

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 https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8804. 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 https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8803. 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 & Rhetoric: Rhetoric (tenure-stream position)
The department of Writing and Rhetoric at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall 2017.

The department seeks a colleague prepared to contribute to its ongoing development of a program in rhetorical studies. Required qualifications: PhD required in Rhetoric and Composition or Rhetoric and Communications; university-level teaching experience in first-year writing. Specialties include transcultural rhetoric, comparative rhetoric, and/or global rhetorics. Secondary specialties include ethnic studies in fields such as African or African Diasporic Rhetorics, Asian Rhetorics, Latin American Rhetorics, and/or Native American Rhetorics. We are also interested in a scholar whose work transcends traditional boundaries and who views the blurring of cultural borders as critical to an understanding of contemporary rhetoric. Research interest in multilingual/translingual writing, transcultural literacy, and/or global civil discourses is desirable, and experience with or interest in employing new pedagogical technologies would be welcomed. Teaching responsibilities: five courses per year, including introductory writing as well as intermediate or advanced courses in writing and rhetoric. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Colgate University is a highly selective, undergraduate, liberal arts college with competitive salaries and benefits. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Letter of applications, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation must be submitted through academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8068.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter their approach to teaching and/or scholarship in a diverse and inclusive educational environment.

Colgate is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups minorities 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.

9/23/16