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Chemistry: Biochemistry/Analytical/Physical (2 tenure-stream positions)
Colgate University seeks to fill two tenure-track positions in the Chemistry Department at the Assistant Professor level. A PhD is required. Duties will include contributing to the foundational and advanced curriculum in one or more of these areas: biochemistry, analytical chemistry, and physical chemistry.

Successful candidates will be expected to direct an active undergraduate research program in biochemistry, analytical chemistry, experimental physical chemistry, or related interdisciplinary fields. Successful candidates 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 research. New faculty members receive generous start-up support. Student participation in faculty research programs is strongly encouraged and supported, during both the academic year and summer; one year of research is required of all senior majors, and student stipends for summer research are available.

To apply, candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a description of teaching and research interests, and three letters of recommendation through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9418. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their teaching statement how their teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. The description of teaching interests should include a consideration of how the candidate can contribute to the biochemistry, analytical chemistry, and/or physical chemistry curriculum in addition to addressing their broader approach to teaching. Evaluation of the applications will begin September 29 and will continue until the position is filled.

Colgate is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college in the beautiful Chenango Valley of central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. For more information about the department, please browse our web site.

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

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

8/2/17

Classics: Ancient History (tenure-stream position)
The Department of the Classics at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in ancient history at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2018. The department seeks a teacher/scholar with an active research agenda and the ability to offer a range of courses in Greco-Roman history and civilization, with competence to address the breadth and diversity of cultures in the ancient Mediterranean world.

The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute on a regular basis, and at all levels, to the department’s curriculum in Latin and Greek. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire.

All Colgate faculty are expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. A cover letter, three letters of recommendation, a curriculum vitae, and a brief writing sample must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted in January at the meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in Boston, MA, or via remote technologies as needed.

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

9/15/17

Computer Science (tenure-stream position)
The Department of Computer Science at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in computer science at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning fall semester 2018. Completion of a Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire, and a commitment to both research and teaching is expected.

We are interested in candidates whose scholarship and teaching will complement and broaden our program, and we encourage candidates in all areas of specialization to apply. Successful candidates will teach courses in their areas of expertise and help staff departmental courses.

All Colgate faculty are expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. A cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, and three current reference letters must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online.

Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students and colleagues across a wide range of identities and backgrounds. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Colgate University is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 undergraduate students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship; and, the department offers excellent teaching and research facilities. To support the candidate's scholarship, Colgate offers numerous funding opportunities, including but not limited to support for travel to professional meetings, for professional development, and for students to participate in the candidate's research projects. Further information about the department can be found atcs.colgate.edu.

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

Please direct questions to the department chair, Vijay Ramachandran, at vramachandran@colgate.edu.

9/15/17

English: Irish/Post-Colonial (tenure-stream position)
The Department of English at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2018, in modern Irish and postcolonial literature. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. Teaching assignment of five courses per year includes introductory literature courses and advanced courses in the candidate’s area(s) of specialization.

The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Please submit letter of application, vita, writing sample, and three letters of reference through Academic Jobs Online.

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

Review of applications will begin November 18, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be held at the MLA convention in New York City, January 4-7, 2018, or, for candidates who cannot attend the convention, via remote technologies.

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

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

10/9/17

English: Creative Writing Fellows (two positions)
The Department of English at Colgate University invites applications for the Olive B. O'Connor Fellowship in Creative Writing. Writers of nonfiction and fiction 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 2018 to early May 2019) 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, 2018) 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. The writing sample may be a completed work or an excerpt from something larger. Complete applications must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online.

Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2,900 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the English department can be found at www.colgate.edu/english.

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

10/9/17

Music: Composition (tenure-stream position)
The Department of Music at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in composition at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2018. Completion of Ph.D. or D.M.A. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire.

The successful candidate must be able to teach composition, digital music studio, basic musicianship, and traditional harmony, and oversee the upkeep of Colgate’s Digital Music Studio. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

Application materials comprising a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three reference letters must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. Scores and sound will be reviewed at a later date.

Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in the cover letter how their approach to teaching and composition might create an inclusive educational environment. Review of applications will begin on October 21, 2017 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. It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected veterans status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are especially encouraged to apply.

Colgate is a highly-selective liberal arts university of 2,900 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the music department can be found at www.colgate.edu/music.

9/21/17

Political Science: Comparative (tenure-stream position)
The Political Science Department at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning Fall semester 2018. High scholarly promise and demonstrable excellence in teaching are essential. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The Department seeks candidates specializing in Comparative Politics with expertise in Russian politics and the former Soviet bloc. Candidates from all substantive areas will be considered; the Department is particularly interested in applicants whose research focuses on any of the following: nationalism and ethnic conflict, civil society, constitutionalism, authoritarianism and hybrid regimes, energy, and environmental politics.

Teaching includes a mix of introductory and upper-level courses to satisfy a five-course annual load. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Applicants must submit a letter of application, current vita, three letters of recommendation, a short writing sample, and evidence of successful teaching viahttps://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9277.

Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. All applications should speak directly to the candidate’s ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds. Review of applications will begin on October 10, 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 atwww.upstatenyherc.org.

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

6/23/17

Psychology: Developmental (tenure-stream position)
The Department of Psychology at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-steam position in developmental psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning fall semester 2018. Completion of a Ph.D. in psychology is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. Area of developmental specialty is open, but a preference will be given to candidates who can teach human development.

The teaching load is equivalent to five courses per year. Teaching responsibilities are likely to include foundational courses (e.g., Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods), student research supervision, developmental psychology, and upper-level courses in the candidate’s specialty area. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

A cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, three letters of recommendation, and any other supporting materials must be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching and scholarship might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin November 13, 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 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. Further information about the psychology department can be found at www.colgate.edu/psychology. The appointee will join a faculty of teacher-scholars deeply committee to a strong, research-oriented program, and to a vibrant undergraduate curriculum that integrates psychology and neuroscience.

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

9/25/17

Religion: Islamic Studies (tenure-stream position)
The department of Religion at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Islamic Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2018. Ph.D. degree is expected prior to or shortly after the start date. Candidates with expertise in Islam in any period or region are encouraged to apply. Familiarity with the wider discipline of Religious Studies and issues in the Study of Religion is desirable.

All Colgate University faculty are also expected to maintain an active research agenda and participate in all-University programs, which include the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Many faculty also serve in off-campus study and interdisciplinary programs, such as Middle East and Islamic Studies, Asian Studies, Africana and Latin American Studies, Film and Media Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, LGBTQ Studies, Women’s Studies, among others. An annual five-course teaching assignment may include an introductory course in Religion and a course in the Core Curriculum.

A cover letter, CV, three current reference letters, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a writing sample must be submitted throughhttp://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9639. Preliminary interviews will be held at the American Academy of Religion / Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting in Boston, November 18-21, 2017, or via remote technologies, as needed. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching and scholarship might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 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 http://www.upstatenyherc.org . Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university with an ambitious study-abroad program. It comprises 2900 students and is situated in rural New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Religion department can be found online.

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

8/31/17