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Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History

Hartwick College
Oneonta, New York
Commensurate with experience.
Posted Date
Jan 3, 2023

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

NEH Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History



Disciplinary Area:  The Department of Art & Art History at Hartwick College invites applications for a full-time, one-year appointment at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor starting in August 2023, pending final administrative approval.  We seek candidates with expertise in prehistoric through 17th-century European art and architecture, with preference given to those with expertise in fields including but not limited to Asian, African, Central/South American, Indigenous North American, and/or Oceanic art and architecture. Minimum qualifications include PhD in Art History by the time of the appointment and significant teaching experience. Specific teaching assignments will include upper-level courses on the art and architecture of cultures spanning the prehistoric through 17th-century periods, regular rotation through at least two of the three intro-level survey courses offered every semester.  Teaching load will average 20 semester credit hours or their equivalent per academic year, and all faculty members teach during the College’s distinctive four-week January Term. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence and innovation in undergraduate teaching, active engagement in scholarly or creative activities, and working closely with students (both majors and non-majors) in a small college environment.


An independent, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1200 full-time undergraduates, Hartwick embraces the teacher-scholar model, with teaching excellence as the first priority.  Located in the scenic Susquehanna River valley in Oneonta, NY, near the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, the College features Flightpath, a curriculum designed to give every student a flexible, individualized learning experience that integrates coursework, co-curricular activities, and work experience to cultivate their distinctive strengths and prepare them for the future. Hartwick’s BA degree in Art History has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design for more than 30 years. The successful candidate will be committed to helping our department sustain that dedication to excellence.


Hartwick offers health benefits to domestic partners of employees, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression.  Hartwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.  The College permits “shared positions” so partners may apply individually or for one shared appointment.  Additional information about Hartwick (an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research) and the Department may be found on our web site at

Hartwick College is committed to providing a safe and secure educational environment. As such, employment at Hartwick College is contingent upon a successful background check on every new employee. Candidates to whom an offer of employment is made will be required to sign a Release of Information Form authorizing the College to conduct a thorough background check.

To apply, please send:


  • a cover letter specifying the position you are applying for and addressing teaching philosophy, teaching interests, and research interests, including evidence of teaching and scholarly excellence a curriculum vitae including contact information for three professional references (these should include a current or former supervisor). This is uploaded into the resume section of our hiring system, a statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will support Hartwick College’s Diversity Statement. three letters of reference from your academic referees, sent directly by them to, with the position title and your name in the Subject line other discipline-specific application materials (optional)



Questions about the position may be directed to the search chair, Dr. Stephanie Rozene at


Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and continue until the position is filled.


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