Term Faculty in Art History
| Department of Art
The Department of Art in the College of Arts and Sciences at
American University invites applications for a term faculty
appointment at the rank of Professorial Lecturer or Instructor,
with a specialization in the art and visual culture of the Modern
and/or Contemporary period for Academic Year 2021-2022. The
committee welcomes strengths in transnational approaches,
particularly those that engage regions beyond those that the
program currently represents, and/or an interest in one or more of
the following areas: critical race theory; postcolonial studies;
gender, sexuality, and queer theory. The appointment is a 9-month
term position and will commence on August 30, 2021. Renewal is
possible depending on performance and administrative need.
While applicants with a PhD and at least one year of teaching
experience beyond the T.A. level will be given preference, ABD
candidates will also be considered. The position will require the
incumbent to teach three courses per semester (fall and spring),
including, but not limited to, two introductory (100/200-level) and
one intermediate (300) or advanced (400-600) course (the latter
combining BA and MA students). The ability to teach courses in
museum studies, encompassing both theory and practice, is desired.
All faculty are expected to hold office hours and participate in
service to the program through capstone advising and internal
Salary is competitive. Review of applications will begin
immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please
submit applications via: http://apply.interfolio.com/90165.
Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of
recommendation, a complete set of recent teaching evaluations (when
possible), a minimum of one sample syllabus, and copies of recent
published papers or working papers. Please contact Kim Butler
Wingfield, Faculty Coordinator, 202-885-1569 or
firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have any questions.
American University is a private institution within easy reach
of the many centers of government, business, research, and the arts
located within the nation’s capital. For more information
about American University, visit www.american.edu.
The Art History Program offers both undergraduate and graduate
degree programs. Learn more about Art History at https://www.american.edu/cas/art-history/
and about the Department of Art at https://www.american.edu/cas/art/.
American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action
institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and
regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy),
age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal
appearance, gender identity and expression, family
responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran
status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases
under federal or local laws (collectively “Protected Bases”) in its
programs and activities.
American University is a tobacco and smoke free campus. Hiring
offers for this position are contingent on the successful
completion of a background check.