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Learn more about full-time faculty positions that are currently open.
Biology: Plant (1-year position)

The Department of Biology seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor to start August 2015 to fill a one-year position. The successful candidate will join a biology faculty committed to innovative teaching in the liberal arts setting. The individual hired will teach in the laboratory component of a foundation course called Evolution, Ecology, and Diversity, teach an elective course called Biology of Plants, and 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. Please submit an application with cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5601. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives, identities, ways of life, and philosophies. Candidates are encouraged to describe in their cover letter their strengths and experiences in teaching diverse student populations and in promoting a diverse and inclusive educational environment. Colgate is an EEO/AA employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin June 29, 2015, 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.
5/28/15

East Asian Languages & Literatures: Japanese (1-year position)

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures invites applications for a one-year position in Japanese at the level of visiting assistant professor, beginning August, 2015. A Ph.D. in hand or near completion and native or near native command of both Japanese and English are required. The area of specialization is open. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach language at all levels and possibly courses in Japanese literature, film, and culture. The teaching load is five courses for the year.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Please submit a letter of application, CV, and three letters of reference through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5529. Review of applications will begin May 7, 2015, 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. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, student body, and staff further the University's educational mission.

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 Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
4/24/15

Library: Information Literacy Librarian

Systems Librarian, The Colgate University Libraries seek a highly productive, innovative and user-oriented Information Literacy Librarian to advance the Libraries’ educational mission by providing leadership in the design, implementation and promotion of the Libraries’ information literacy curriculum. Reporting to the Head of User Services, and working closely with colleagues in the Research and Instruction Department, the successful candidate will coordinate a team of instruction librarians to achieve a multi-faceted instruction program as well as actively participate in research assistance and classroom instruction.

The Information Literacy Librarian is directly responsible for the foundational portion of the information literacy curriculum, which focuses upon first and second year students and supporting their transition between high school and college.

Another area of special attention includes the Major-Specific portion of the information literacy curriculum, which will be developed in cooperation with the university’s academic departments and programs.

Additional information about Colgate University and the Colgate Libraries is available at http://exlibris.colgate.edu/joinus.html Application instructions can be found at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5535. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vita, and provide email addresses for three references.

Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe how they have or would propose to teach in a diverse environment. Official transcripts will be required of candidates selected for an on-campus interview. Review of applications will begin on June 26, 2015, 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 http://www.upstatenyherc.org.
5/515

Library: Systems Librarian

Systems Librarian, Colgate University Libraries Come join our team at Colgate! We are looking for a service-oriented professional with a strong commitment to problem-solving, training, documentation, and collaborative work with librarians, staff, technologists, and Colgate’s faculty and students. Reporting to the Associate Director of Technology and Digital Initiatives and working closely with vendors and other librarians, the person in this position provides technical expertise, day-to-day administration, and broad support for traditional and emerging library software solutions and standards. The incumbent will use a variety of technologies, along with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, to provide the best possible experience for library patrons and staff who use the information in our library systems. This will include first-line support as well as maintenance and implementation in a broad range of systems with primary, sustained focus on the integrated library system (III/Sierra) and Dematic automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS).

Must have the ability to work effectively both in a team setting and independently in a changing environment. Additional information about Colgate University and the Colgate Libraries is available at http://exlibris.colgate.edu/joinus.html Application instructions can be found at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5522. 

Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vita, and provide email addresses for three references. Official transcripts will be required of candidates selected for an on-campus interview. Review of applications will begin on June 15, 2015, 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 http://www.upstatenyherc.org
4/22/15