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Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History

Alfred University
New York, United States
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jun 21, 2017

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Faculty Positions, Arts, Art History
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Full Time
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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 year.

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 is preferred.   

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 Review of applications will begin July 1. Appointment begins mid-August, 2017. The position is open until filled.

Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.                                                                                                                                                                                                              


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