Sarah Lawrence College invites applications for one guest
faculty position in Modern and Contemporary Art History for the
2021-22 academic year. The position is a 2/1 and the candidate will
teach one year-long lecture course in global histories of modern
and contemporary art, and one seminar in the fall. We seek a
specialist of any subfield or region within the field of Modern and
Contemporary Art History whose teaching will explore diverse
perspectives, methodologies, and geographies, such as modern and
contemporary art of Africa and the African Diaspora or the Middle
East, global histories of photography, or Indigenous contemporary
Please note that Sarah Lawrence teaching is unique: lecture courses
(capped at 45 students) contain either two weekly lectures and
bi-weekly “group conferences” (c. 15 students at a time) or one
weekly lecture and weekly “group conferences” (c. 15 students at a
time). Faculty teaching seminars (capped at 15 students) are
required to meet individually with students biweekly for
“conference,” which entails guiding the student through a
semester-long independent research project.
To apply go to https://slc.peopleadmin.com/postings/1481
Application materials must include: cover letter, curriculum
vitae, writing sample (article or chapter-length), three letters of
recommendation, two sample syllabi, course proposals for both
seminar and lecture format classes, and teaching evaluations.
In your cover letter, please include a statement of how your
teaching considers diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Review of applications will begin on April 1. Priority
consideration will be given to those who apply by that date. The
position will remain open until filled.
Sarah Lawrence College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has
as one of its goals the recruitment and retention of a racially and
culturally diverse administration, staff and faculty. To that end,
every job opening is seen as an opportunity to increase diversity
and every effort will be made to expand the applicant pool in
accordance with these goals.
Sarah Lawrence College is located in southern Westchester
County, 25 minutes by train from midtown Manhattan, NYC. For
information on Sarah Lawrence College, our curriculum, teaching
methods, and philosophy of education, please see our web site at