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Lecturer, Social Work

Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, NY
Closing date
May 22, 2024

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Skidmore College invites applications for one or two part-time visiting lecturer positions in the Social Work Department for the Fall 2024 semester. We seek coverage for two specific courses: Human Behavior and the Social Environment (3 credits), and Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families (4 credits). The per credit rate for 2024-25 is: $2,271.50. Applicants may express interest in teaching one or both. Candidates must have an MSW with two years post-MSW experience.

The College seeks to attract an academically and culturally diverse faculty, especially those who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the community through their teaching and service to our students. Enthusiasm for teaching and mentoring a diverse population of students is essential and candidates from underrepresented backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Experience and Education:

We seek candidates with recent teaching experience, preferably who have taught in the past two years. Applicants must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education, experience with inclusive practices both in and out of the classroom, and must demonstrate teaching excellence through evidence such as teaching evaluations, peer evaluations, and sample course materials.

Required documents needed to apply:

Candidates for the position must provide a cover letter describing teaching experience, teaching interests, experience mentoring and working with a diverse population of students, experience utilizing inclusive practices; the names and contact information of three references; and a curriculum vitae. Please send only this information. Once a candidate progresses to the level of interview, additional materials may be requested. To learn more about, and to apply for this position, please visit Skidmore's website at: . Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


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