Faculty Job Opportunities and Openings at Colgate Skip Navigation

Faculty Job Opportunities

Learn more about full-time faculty positions that are currently open.
Art and Art History: Global Contemporary Art (tenure-stream position)
 The Art and Art History department at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position as the Kindler Distinguished Historian of Global Contemporary Art at a rank commensurate with teaching experience and publications, beginning fall semester 2016. Completion of the Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The Kindler Distinguished Historian will develop and teach an array of undergraduate courses in transnational and global art and art institutions since 1970 in a coordinated art history and studio department.

The candidate’s research focus should be relevant to the shifting terrain of contemporary art and in particular to the interaction of aesthetic and cultural practices across boundaries. An interest in helping to shape a new program in Museum Studies is also welcome. In the annual five-course load, regular teaching contributions will include an annual course in art and theory since 1960 as well as participation in all levels of the curriculum.

Responsibilities also include senior thesis advising. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Letter of application, c.v., and three current letters of recommendation must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6420.

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2015, and will 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 [or other statement] 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 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 atwww.upstatenyherc.org.

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 Art and Art History department can be found athttp://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/art-and-art-history.
10/5/15
Art and Art History: Art Historian-Modernist (tenure-stream position)

Colgate University invites applications for a Tenure-Track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning Fall 2016; completion of PhD prior to or shortly after the date of hire expected. Candidates’ scholarship and teaching should consider Modernism in a global framework in relation to US and European contexts.

The position offers opportunities to collaborate with interdisciplinary university programs that include Africana and Latin American Studies, Asian Studies, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, as well as Film and Media Studies. The five-course teaching load will include introductory and advanced courses related to the history of art and architecture in the Modernist period, broadly conceived as 1850-1950. Responsibilities also include participation in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

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 Art and Art History department can be found at http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/art-and-art-history. Letter of application, c.v. and three current letters of recommendation must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6040.

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. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2015, and will 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.

Preliminary interviews will be electronic (Skype). Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
9/1/15

Athletics: Director of Outdoor Education (faculty position)

The Colgate Outdoor Education mission is to provide learning and teaching opportunities through diverse outdoor and experiential programming. Colgate Outdoor Education programs allow students to develop leadership skills, strong interpersonal connections, an adventurous spirit, and a sense of place within Colgate, Central, and Upstate New York.

Our Core Values are: Leadership as a mechanism for growth and independence, experiential programming that enriches and supports classroom instruction, strong and authentic relationships built upon a substance-free environment, continual betterment of self, place, and others, and high standards of instruction and professionalism. Colgate Outdoor Education is a highly regarded program in the industry known for its excellence in outdoor instruction, teaching and leadership.

Colgate is seeking a visionary with significant attention to detail who is dedicated to teaching and mentoring college students and ensuring they reach their potential as peer leaders and outdoor professionals.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The DOE’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supervision of all full-time, part-time, and student staff, managing the logistics and implementation of the following: 17-20 pre-orientation programs, 60+ Physical Education courses and 20+ Backyard Adventure day trips per semester, a nine-month staff training program for Colgate students, a summer program with the Office of Undergraduate Studies, a highly utilized team building and group facilitation program which includes low and high ropes elements, a speaker series, hosting of a WFR course and numerous community outreach projects. The Director should be able to continue to cultivate a community of reflection, humility and excellence. The DOE oversees Angert Family indoor climbing wall, the 80-acre Beattie Reserve with Yurt, lean-to and low and high ropes course, a four-season equipment rental center, the recreational bay of the Glendening Boathouse, the Bewkes Center recreational summer swimming area and grooming of three kilometers of cross country ski trails.

The DOE oversees all day-to-day programming and events, budgets, alumni correspondence and fundraising, equipment maintenance and purchasing, long-term planning and spends a minimum of 70 days annually teaching classes and in the field on day and overnight trips. The DOE is an integral member of the planning team for the Division of Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics and is active on campus committees. The DOE is responsible for coordinating programming with the Office of Residential Life, the Dean of the College staff, the Environmental Studies Program, and local organizations. The DOE is a faculty status position and reports to the Director of Recreation, Chair of Physical Education.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Bachelors degree; a minimum of 5 years of professional trip leading experience; excellent leadership, organizational, communication, and people skills; a solid commitment to the University’s academic mission; a current driver’s license; and current certifications in Wilderness First Responder or WEMT, Leave No Trace and CPR.; experience in several of the following programming areas: winter and summer backpacking, survival skills, lightweight camping, geocaching, caving, whitewater and flat-water canoeing and kayaking, rock, ice and tree climbing, all types of free heel skiing, high and low ropes programming, and custom group facilitation. Must be eligible for DOT License.

Preferred: Masters degree; a minimum of 5 years experience working with collegiate outdoor programming experience.
1/7/16

Chemistry: Chemistry/Biochemistry/Organic (2-year position)

The Department of Chemistry at Colgate University invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor position beginning in the fall semester of 2016. The position is intended for a Ph.D. in any field of chemistry, especially organic chemistry or biochemistry, who is interested in a career in both teaching and research. The completion of the Ph.D. is expected prior to the date of hire. The teaching responsibilities will include contributions to the introductory level chemistry curriculum, and, potentially, upper level courses within the visitor’s sub-discipline and general education courses in the university’s liberal arts CORE curriculum. Visitors will have the opportunity to conduct research in association with a senior faculty member and aid in the supervision of undergraduate research students.

They will also gain professional development through mentoring in teaching, research, and grant proposal writing. Please see http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/chemistry for information on current research within the department.

Colgate is a highly-selective liberal arts university in the beautiful Chenango Valley of central New York. Colgate faculty members are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. The department has excellent facilities and offers strong BA programs in Chemistry and Biochemistry. To apply, candidates should submit a curriculum vita, a description of teaching and research interests, and two letters of recommendation through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6986.

Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives, identities, and ways of life. Candidates should describe in their application materials their approach to teaching, scholarship, and/or outreach in a diverse and inclusive educational environment. The review of applications will begin March 8, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants with dual¬‐career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and 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.
1/26/16

Computer Science: Computer Science (2 tenure-stream positions)

The Department of Computer Science at Colgate University invites applications for two tenure-stream positions in computer science at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning fall semester 2016. Completion of a Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. A strong interest in both research and teaching is also expected. We are interested in candidates who complement and broaden our program and encourage candidates in all areas of specialization to apply.

For one position, we prefer candidates with teaching interest in computer systems, including, but not limited to, operating systems, architecture, cloud computing, or other emerging areas. For both positions, successful candidates will teach courses in their areas of expertise, help staff departmental courses, and also participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. 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 and the position, please visit our website at http://cs.colgate.edu. Review of applications will begin November 2, 2015. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed after this date until both positions are filled. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation.

Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter or other statements their approach to teaching and/or scholarship in a diverse and inclusive educational environment.

Colgate is an EEO/AA employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We welcome dual-position applicants; in this case, each candidate should submit a separate application.

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 athttp://www.upstatenyherc.org. Submit applications athttps://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6394. Please direct questions to the department chair, Vijay Ramachandran, at vramachandran@colgate.edu. 10/01/15

East Asian Languages & Literatures: Chinese (tenure-stream position)

Colgate University. The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Chinese at the level of assistant professor, beginning fall semester 2016. A Ph.D. in hand or near completion and native or near native command of both Chinese and English are required; teaching experience in the United States is preferred.

The area of specialization is traditional Chinese literature, thought, and culture, with an emphasis on comparative approaches in teaching and research. The successful candidate will be expected to teach language at all levels, departmental courses in his or her specialization, interdisciplinary courses in the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum, independent studies as needed, and to direct in rotation a semester-long study abroad program to the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong.

The teaching load is five courses per year. Faculty responsibilities include productive scholarly research, student advising, and service to the University and the profession. Salary and benefits are competitive.

Please submit a letter of application, CV, and three letters of reference through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6552. Review of applications will begin November 19, 2015, 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 (or other statement) their approach to teaching and/or scholarship in a diverse and inclusive educational environment. 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. 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 Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures can be found at http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/east-asian-languages-and-literatures.
10/19/15

Economics: Environmental (tenure-stream position)

The Economics Department at Colgate University invites applications for one or more tenure track positions, beginning fall semester 2016. The successful candidate will have scholarly and teaching interests in environmental, resource, and/or ecological economics. 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 cover letter, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness, and a sample of recent scholarship must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/xxx. Review of applications will begin November 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. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspective and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter or other statement their approach to teaching 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. CONTACT: Robert Turner, Department of Economics, Colgate University; 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346. Further information about the department may be found at http://www.colgate.edu/economics
9/15/15

 

Economics: International (tenure-stream position)

The Economics Department at Colgate University invites applications for one or more tenure track positions, beginning fall semester 2016. The successful candidate will teach an international trade course 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 cover letter, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness, and a sample of recent scholarship must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/xxx. 

Review of applications will begin November 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.

Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspective and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter or other statement their approach to teaching 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. CONTACT: Dean Scrimgeour, Department of Economics, Colgate University; 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346. Further information about the department may be found at http://www.colgate.edu/economics
9/15/15

Educational Studies: Foundations/Social Sciences/English Secondary (tenure-stream position)

The Department of Educational Studies at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Foundations of Education with responsibilities in Social Studies/English Secondary Education, open rank, beginning fall semester 2016. Completion of PhD or EdD is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. All our faculty are committed to providing 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, The American School, and upper-level courses on their research interests. In particular, we encourage applicants with demonstrated interests in the following subfields: Decolonial Studies in Education, Critical Art and Aesthetic Pedagogies, and Alternative/Community-Based Education. The hired faculty member will also be responsible for working with students enrolled in our Secondary Social Studies/English Teacher Preparation Program (TPP). The faculty member will work directly with the Director of Teacher Preparation Programs, especially during the Professional Semester (Student Teaching).

The successful candidate will teach an annual five-course load. One of the five courses is a curriculum and instruction methods course in Social Studies/English that includes observing student teachers in the field and mentoring students in the TPP. Classroom teaching experience in public schools is desired and work in identified high needs schools (urban or rural) is preferred. Candidates should note their history of developing constructive relationships with K-12 teachers, principals, community members, families, and students as well as any previous experience working in TPPs. All Colgate faculty are also expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Please see the website for more information: http://www.colgate.edu/distinctly-colgate/intellectual-engagement/core-curriculum.

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 Educational Studies department can be found at http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/educational-studies. 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. Within this statement, we would like to see evidence of carrying out this approach in their teaching, scholarship, and/or service to the community.

Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. A letter of application that addresses the requirements outlined above, a scholarly writing sample, current vita, a brief statement of a teaching philosophy, and at least three reference letters must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6894. Review of applications will begin January 31, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
12/17/15

Educational Studies: Teacher Preparation Programs (senior lecturer position)

The Department of Educational Studies at Colgate University invites applications for a full-time Director of the Teacher Preparation Program that will hold the rank of Senior Lecturer. The Director is responsible for managing the Teacher Preparation Program as well as offering foundations courses in both the program and the department. All our faculty are committed to providing 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 in Foundations of Education. The Director will teach a total of three courses per academic year – (1) Seminar on Curriculum and Instruction in Math/Science (Methods), (2) Supervision of Secondary Student Teachers, and (3) Introduction to Foundations of Education course and/or area of specialty. The Director will have access to Faculty Development Grants, conference travel funding, and the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Research to improve on the curriculum, pedagogy and possible research in these courses. The Director will manage the Teacher Preparation Program (TPP) and work closely with the Chair of the Department of Educational Studies. This will entail working directly with our TPP students at both the Undergraduate and MAT levels and connecting with New York State Department of Education (NYSED), our accreditors TEAC/CAEP, developing relationships with the local schools, working with the Department of Educational Studies faculty, and developing relationships with chairs and faculty in the departments of Math, Science, Sociology and Anthropology, and History.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D./Ed.D that is expected prior to or shortly thereafter the time of hire, and possess teacher certification at the secondary level in Math or Science. We are interested in candidates with a history of successful and relevant teaching experience at the secondary level. Candidates should note previous leadership experience in Teacher Education programs at the university level and familiarity with the accreditation process, edTPA, state requirements for TPPs, and the TEACH website. We will recognize administrative experience at the K-12, university level, or state department of education. Last, we are seeking candidates that have leadership experience in developing constructive relationships with K-12 teachers, principals, community members, families, and students.

Experience in identified high needs schools (urban or rural) is also preferred. Colgate is a highly-selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York. Further information about the Educational Studies department can be found at http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/educational-studies. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives, identities, and ways of life. Candidates should describe in their cover letter [or other statement] their approach to teaching and/or scholarship in a diverse and inclusive educational environment. Within this statement, we would like to see evidence of carrying out this approach in their teaching, scholarship, and/or service to the community.

Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. A letter of application that addresses the requirements outlined above, unofficial graduate school transcripts, current vita, brief statement of a teaching philosophy, evidence of good teaching, and at least three reference letters must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6938. Review of applications will begin February 21, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
1/11/11

English: Creative Writing Fellows (2, 1-year positions)

Colgate University invites applications for the Olive B. O'Connor Fellowship in Creative Writing. Writers of fiction 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 2016 to early May 2017) 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 $38,500 plus travel expenses; health and life insurance are provided. Complete applications 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-sided pages of poetry. The writing sample may be a completed work or an excerpt from something larger.

All applications must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5971 by February 1, 2016.

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

9/25/15

English: Fiction Writing (tenure-stream position)

The Department of English at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in fiction writing at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2016. Completion of M.F.A. or Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after date of hire. Teaching load of five courses per year includes creative writing workshops and courses in literature. We especially welcome applicants who can teach a course in one or more of the following categories: contemporary African-American, US ethnic, postcolonial, screenwriting, playwriting, non-fiction. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

Letter of application, vita, and three letters of recommendation must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6068. Review of applications will begin November 13, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be held at the MLA Convention, January 7-10, 2016, or via Skype.

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 creative work 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 www.upstatenyherc.org.
9/5/15

Environmental Studies/Physics&Astronomy: Sustainable Technology and Design (tenure-stream position)

The Environmental Studies Program and the Department of Physics and Astronomy  at Colgate University invite applications for a tenure-stream position in the field of Sustainable Technology and Design at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in the fall semester 2016. Completion of the Ph.D. in physics, engineering, sustainability studies, or a related field is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire.

The successful candidate will establish a fieldwork program, either domestic or international, and will involve undergraduates in projects that utilize appropriate science or technology to foster human welfare and promote global sustainability. Start-up funding is available to initiate the successful candidate’s research program.

Teaching responsibilities will include courses in both physics and environmental studies including an introductory environmental studies course on the relationship between science, technology, and sustainability. All Colgate faculty are expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Colgate’s off-campus study program, which includes both semester-long study abroad and 3-5 week extended study courses, can provide a channel for involving students in off campus fieldwork.

 Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2800 students situated in a picturesque village in central New York. The physics and astronomy department has nine faculty members and maintains well-equipped research laboratories in quantum and optical physics, condensed matter physics, biophysics, meteorite analysis, and observational astronomy (see http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/physics-astronomy).

The Environmental Studies Program is an interdisciplinary program involving faculty from departments including biology, economics, geography, geology, philosophy, and sociology and anthropology, along with many other affiliated faculty (see http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/environmental-studies). Both programs are housed in the new Ho Science Center that is configured to facilitate interdisciplinary teaching and research. The university is committed to advancing sustainability and achieving climate neutrality by 2019 (see http://www.colgate.edu/distinctly-colgate/sustainability).

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae along with statements of research and teaching interests, including a plan for involving undergraduates in field work. 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. The name of an additional letter can be submitted if needed to address the candidate’s teaching qualifications.

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. All materials should be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5963. Review of applications will begin November 1, 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. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
8/26/15

History: North American or US (tenure-stream position)

The Department of History at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in the history of gender at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2016. We welcome applicants whose work also engages the history of the body, sexuality, health, or medicine. The successful candidate will be prepared to offer courses in North American or United States history prior to 1900, and we encourage applications from scholars who employ comparative or transnational approaches in their teaching and research.

The successful candidate will have opportunities for cooperation with programs including but not limited to Women’s Studies, LBGTQ, Africana and Latin American Studies, Native American, Peace and Conflict Studies, and/or Asian Studies. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

A cover letter, CV, and reference letters must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5968. Review of applications will begin 15 October 2015; the department expects to interview selected applicants at the annual American Historical Association conference in Atlanta early in January 2016. 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 strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives, identities, and ways of life. Candidates should describe in their cover letter 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.

Colgate is a highly-selective liberal arts university of 2800 students situated in central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the history department can be found at http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/history.
8/26/15

Mathematics: Analysis (tenure-stream position)

The Department of Mathematics at Colgate University is accepting applications for a tenure-stream, full-time position in analysis at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2016. Completion of a PhD in analysis (with primary research interest among the MSC numbers 26-32, 42-49, 60) is expected prior to, or shortly after, the date of hire. The successful candidate will teach introductory courses in the department, and contribute to curricular development through upper level undergraduate courses in analysis.

Colgate University is a highly selective, undergraduate, liberal arts college of 2900 students situated in central New York. Faculty members teach five courses per year; all faculty are expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

A complete application includes a cover letter, a vita, an unofficial graduate transcript, statements on teaching and research, and three letters of recommendation, one of which must address teaching in detail.

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. We welcome interpretations of diversity in the broadest sense; diversity may occur in, but is not limited to, issues involving: age, culture, ethnicity, gender, political beliefs, race, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status.

All applicants should apply through mathjobs (at www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/7825). Review of applications will begin December 1, 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.

Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the Joint Mathematics Meeting in Seattle, Washington, from January 6, 2016, to January 9, 2016, and by phone or Skype. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
10/2/15

Music: Musicology/Ethnomusicology (1-year position)

The Music Department at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor in musicology with a secondary field in ethnomusicology, beginning fall, 2016. Ph.D. or ABD in musicology preferred. Teaching responsibilities may include courses in music history, music appreciation and ethnomusicology. The successful candidate may also be asked to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

Application materials, comprising a cover letter, curriculum vitae, are three reference letters are submitted through: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6916. Review of applications will begin on February 22, 2016 and will 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 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 Department of Music can be found at:http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/music.
1/4/16

Philosophy: Kant & 19th Century or Medieval (tenure-stream position)

The philosophy department at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2016. AOS: Open. AOC: Either Kant and the Nineteenth Century or Medieval Philosophy. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. In addition to teaching courses in philosophy, the successful candidate will be expected to teach in Colgate’s Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a writing sample. All application materials must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6223. Review of applications will begin on November 9, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. The department expects to interview selected candidates via Skype by mid-December.

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 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.

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 research. Further information about the philosophy department can be found at http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments/philosophy.
9/17/15

Romance Languages: Spanish (tenure-stream position)

The Department of Romance Languages at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in 20th-21st century Peninsular Literature at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2016. Specialization in any of the following areas is preferred: Poetry of the “Edad de plata”, Pre-Civil War Theatre, Literature of Exile, Post-Franco Narrative, with particular interest in candidates whose work shows Trans-Atlantic scope. Native or near-native fluency in both Spanish and English is expected, and a commitment to teach all levels of Spanish language. All Colgate faculty are expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

Participation in the rotation of the Madrid Study Group is also expected. Completion of the Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire, but no later than December 2016. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2015, and continue until the position is filled.

A cover letter, CV, and three reference letters must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6165. 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 environment.

Colgate is an EEO/AA employer. Women and people from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings at Colgate and other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org
9/14/15

Sociology & Anthropology: Anthropology (tenure-stream position)

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Anthropology at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2016. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. We seek an archaeologist of the Americas (excluding the Northeast), broadly trained in anthropology, with an excellent teaching record, an active research agenda, and a strong commitment to including students in archaeological fieldwork.

The ideal candidate would possess research and teaching interests that address one or more key global issues surrounding indigenous archaeology, such as: antiquities trafficking, repatriation of cultural patrimony, international law and world heritage protection, collaborative archaeology, tourism, or construction of memory. Colgate University is home to the Longyear Museum of Anthropology, which houses a teaching collection of archaeological and ethnographic materials from the Americas, as well as contemporary Native American art and African sculpture. The Longyear collections of archaeological materials of indigenous cultures from the Americas, in particular, provide a key resource for the successful candidate’s work, and we especially welcome applications that demonstrate the ability to feature and expand the Longyear’s collection through the candidate’s research and teaching. In addition, the successful candidate will teach Introduction to Archaeology, upper-level electives in the candidate’s areas of specialization, contribute to the capstone seminar in Anthropology, and will also be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

Review of applications will begin October 1, 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.

All applications should include: a cover letter specifying the applicant's interest in the position and how that interest intersects with the applicant's teaching and research experiences, a C.V., one article-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation (ideally, at least one letter will address the candidate’s teaching qualifications). Sample syllabi and other evidence of strong teaching experience are welcome.

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 University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. All application materials should be submitted through: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5657.

 Colgate is a highly-selective liberal arts university of 2800 students situated in central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Department of Sociology and Anthropology may be found at http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/sociology-and-anthropology.
6/15/15