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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

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 academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9813. 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 at cs.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

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 https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9815. 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

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

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