Part-time Lecturer in Art History

Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Aug 07, 2020
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time

The Department of Art History at the University of Chicago is accepting applications for a part-time, benefits-eligible Lecturer in Art History for a one-year, non-renewable term starting 1 September 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter to fill teaching needs resulting from other faculty commitments.

The teaching load will include four classes over three quarters of the academic year. These include art history courses that meet the distribution requirements in the Arts, Music, Drama Core Curriculum and may as needed also include one section of the seminar “Approaches to Art History” introducing art historical methods to students in the Masters Program in the Humanities.

Qualifications

A PhD in art or architectural history or a related field is required. Experience teaching art history in a liberal arts college curriculum is highly desirable.

Application Instructions

Applicants should upload the following materials to the University of Chicago Academic Recruitment posting at https://apply.interfolio.com/77483 

  • a current CV;
  • a cover letter of interest that addresses professional and teaching experience and discusses your ethical commitments to the discipline of art history and its pedagogy;
  • one general art history survey syllabus and
  • one thematic art history course syllabus that focuses on a larger art historical theme (both sample syllabi should be geared toward undergraduate students with little or no background in art history);
  • and the names and contact information for three references.
  • Optionally, course evaluations may be uploaded if available.

For further questions about the position, please contact Prof. Niall Atkinson, Chair, Department of Art History, nsatkinson@uchicago.edu

The terms and conditions of employment for this position are covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the University and the Service Employees International Union.

This position is contingent on budgetary approval.

EEO Statement

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

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