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The Department of Geology at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in the area of Paleontology at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2020.

We seek an individual with a Ph.D. who is committed to excellence in teaching and research at the undergraduate level. Completion of the Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The area of specialization is open but could include invertebrate or vertebrate paleontology, paleobotany, micropaleontology, paleoecology, or paleoclimatology. The successful applicant will teach introductory courses for non-majors, an intermediate-level Paleontology course for majors, as well as develop upper-level courses in their area of specialty. Participation in the Geology Department's summer field courses and meaningful involvement of undergraduates in research are expected. All Colgate faculty are expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

A cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and two reference letters must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14050. Review of applications will begin September 27th, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.  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.

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. The Geology Department comprises seven faculty, a senior lecturer, and a technician. Analytical facilities include SEM-EDS, XRF, XRD, ICP-MS, IC, AA, stable isotope mass spectrometer, micropaleontology lab, and geophysical equipment. Further information about the Geology department can be found at www.colgate.edu/geology.

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, gender identity or expression, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any 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

The chemistry department at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in biochemistry/chemical biology at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2020.

A PhD in biochemistry, chemical biology, chemistry, or a closely related field is required. Postdoctoral research experience is preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to teach foundational and advanced classes and labs in biochemistry, teach general chemistry, direct an undergraduate research program in biochemistry or related interdisciplinary fields, and participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Preference will be given to candidates whose research interests have a substantial experimental component. A cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a description of research plans, a diversity statement, and three letters of recommendation must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14063. The teaching statement should include a consideration of the candidate’s relevant coursework, experiences, and/or other qualifications to teach biochemistry and general chemistry. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in a one-page diversity statement how their teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service might support the university's commitment to diversity and inclusion. Evaluation of applications will begin September 13 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.

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. The chemistry department offers strong BA programs in biochemistry and chemistry and has excellent facilities for teaching and research. New faculty members receive generous start-up support. Student participation in faculty research programs is strongly encouraged and supported. One year of research is required of all senior majors, and student stipends for summer research are available. Further information about the chemistry department can be found at http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/chemistry.

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, gender identity or expression, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any 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.

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in experimental physics at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2020. Completion of Ph.D. in physics or a related field is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire; teaching and postdoctoral research experiences are desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate physics courses at all levels of the curriculum, participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum, and involve students in research. Preference will be given to candidates who will engage in laboratory-based on-campus physics research.

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, and engage in successful research that receives support from both external and internal funding sources, including start-up funding. The Department of Physics and Astronomy has excellent teaching and research facilities. Further information about the Department of Physics and Astronomy can be found at http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-programs/department-physics-and-astronomy.

Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates must include in their application materials a brief statement explaining how their teaching and/or mentorship might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, as well as separate statements of teaching philosophy and research interests. Guidance on writing these statements can be found at http://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-programs/department-physics-and-astronomy/hiring. Additional application materials must include a cover letter, CV and three references who may be asked to submit letters of recommendation. At least one person providing a recommendation should be able to address the candidate’s teaching qualifications, and at least one should be very familiar with the candidate’s research experience and potential for supervising students in undergraduate research. In addition to submitting the names, candidates are also encouraged to ask recommenders to submit their letters of recommendation at the time of application.

All documents must be submitted through www.academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14152. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2019 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. 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, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any 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.

The Africana and Latin American Studies Program (ALST) at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in African American Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2020. Completion of Ph.D. (or equivalent) is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. Area of specialization is open to any aspect of the contemporary African American experience. A strong interest in both scholarship/artistic practice and teaching is expected.

ALST is an interdisciplinary program that focuses on the histories and cultures of African Americans in the United States, and the peoples of Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America. We seek a teacher-scholar whose research agenda is situated at the intersections of disciplines within the social sciences, humanities, or arts. Preference will be given to applicants who draw on theories, methods, and approaches in Africana Studies. The successful candidate will teach both introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses in their area of expertise. Applicants who can teach Introduction to African American Studies, The Black Diaspora, critical race theory, or interdisciplinary research methods courses are desirable. The successful candidate will fulfill the expectation that all Colgate faculty participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

A cover letter, CV, three current reference letters, and a sample of scholarship or creative work must be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14186. The cover letter or dossier should describe the candidate’s philosophy about and experience with a) scholarly research, b) undergraduate teaching, and c) the ability to work effectively with students across a wide range of identities and backgrounds. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities.

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

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 Africana and Latin American Studies Program can be found at https://www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/africana-and-latin-american-studies. 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, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other category 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.

The Department of Music at Colgate University seeks an adjunct Director of Choral Activities beginning August 28, 2019 and ending in December, 2019. Responsibilities comprise preparing a liberal arts college chorus of about 80 students and possibly a small vocal chamber ensemble for a performance on December 6, 2019. Rehearsals take place on Tuesday and Thursday late afternoons and evenings on the Colgate University Campus in Hamilton, New York. For full consideration, please upload a cover letter and curriculum vitae at www.academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14191 by 08/15/2019. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates must include in their application materials a brief statement explaining how their teaching and/or mentorship might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any 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.