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Visiting Assistant Professor

Employer
Northeastern University
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Aug 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art History
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Visiting Assistant Professor

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
Appointment within the Department of Art + Design locates you within a major urban private global research university and a leader in experiential learning, global engagement and advanced research. Our College of Arts, Media and Design is engaged with interdisciplinary creative scholarship, critique of established principles and processes and is comprised of a unique combination of disciplines and practices in architecture, art, design, communication, games, journalism, media, music, and theatre. See: www.northeastern.edu/camd

Responsibilities:

The Department of Art + Design in the College of Arts, Media and Design at Northeastern University, invites applications for a one year Visiting Assistant Professor in Art History / Visual Studies to begin in August 2020. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate a record of innovative pedagogy, significant published work and relevant R1 teaching experience in Art History and Visual Studies within a global context. Candidates should possess a strong interest in and capacity for delivering art history and visual study courses for our undergraduate degree programs in art and design.

This teaching position entails working with faculty across the College of Arts, Media and Design and Northeastern University to improve the relevance, rigor and quality of outcomes in our offerings. This faculty position will entail a 3+3 course load with TA support and limited service obligations. Teaching might entail a combination of on-the-ground, hybrid, and online platforms. The position is for one year.

The successful candidate will teach beginning, intermediate, and advanced level courses that survey Ancient-Medieval Art History and Renaissance-Modern Art History. The position requires the ability to address the needs of a student population that is diverse in terms of age, ethnicity, cultural background, primary language, and gender identity. The position also requires participation in one faculty meeting per month during this academic semester.

Qualifications:
Ph.D. (or equivalent foreign degree) in art history, visual studies, or a related field. It is expected that the degree requirement will be completed by June 30, 2020. .

Additional Information:
All applications must be submitted electronically at http://www.northeastern.edu/camd/about/careers/. If viewing this from a Northeastern website, click on “Apply to this Position” above. Candidates must include a letter of application describing research, teaching experience, a curriculum vitae. Candidates should also provide the contact information of three references.

Letters of recommendation, research statements, and sample syllabi should not be submitted, but they may be requested later during the search process. Applications received on or before July 15, 2020 will be guaranteed full review. The start date for the position is August 27, 2020. Inquiries may be directed to: Jason Donati, j.donati@northeastern.edu.

Northeastern University has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion. We are poised to lead other institutions of higher education in promoting diversity and creating a culture of inclusion within and across all missions of the university. Diversity is critical to our commitment to engage with the world, and to impart learning through our powerful experiential model.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.


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