The School of Art and Design, New York State College of Ceramics
at Alfred University, is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor in
Art History to teach the history of contemporary and new media art
with emphasis in Western art for the academic year 2017-2018.
Teaching responsibilities include the equivalent of a 3/3 load: a
freshman-level, half-semester course (to be repeated in Fall and
Spring); the sophomore-level lecture course, "Issues and Debates in
Contemporary Art"; an upper-level lecture on a Modern/Contemporary
subject; and a Spring seminar in new media art for seniors and
graduate students. The position may be renewable for a second
With few exceptions, Art History courses are open to all
undergraduate students at Alfred University and primarily serve
students majoring in studio art (BFA), art history and theory (BS),
interdisciplinary art (BA) programs, and graduate students (MFA).
The Art History curriculum is an integral part of the program at
the School of Art and Design. The Division of Art History is one of
six divisions in a comprehensive art school with a very active
faculty and prolific student body who access renowned facilities
for artistic and scholarly research.
PhD or ABD in Art History or related field. Teaching experience
Email your letter of interest, CV, sample syllabi, teaching
philosophy, and contact information for three references (address,
phone number, and email) as ONE PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin July 1. Appointment begins
mid-August, 2017. The position is open until filled.
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