Haverford College invites applications for a two-year Visiting
Assistant Professor of Visual Studies.
Haverford College invites applications for a two-year full-time
Visiting Assistant Professor position in Visual Studies for the
2023-24 and 2024-25 academic years, beginning July 1, 2023.
Specialization in the theory, history, interpretation, politics,
ethics, culture, and/or aesthetics of the visual is required, as is
the ability to theorize or critique the visual and visuality
through a distinctly interdisciplinary lens and methodological
approach. Priority will be given to applicants whose scholarly
interests and teaching engage issues of race broadly defined.
Teaching responsibilities in a five-course load will include an
Introduction to Visual Studies class as well as courses at all
levels of the curriculum, including within the area of the
For more information on the program in Visual Studies at Haverford,
Additionally, we especially welcome candidates who would contribute
vigorously to existing interdisciplinary programs, concentrations,
Candidates for the position should have a PhD in a relevant area in
hand by May 1, 2023.
Applicants should submit their dossier, including cover letter; CV;
Research Statement; Statement of Teaching Philosophy that addresses
experience and effectiveness, especially with reference to teaching
a diverse student body; writing sample of approximately 20-40
pages; and the names and contact information of three recommenders
via Interfolio ( https://apply.interfolio.com/124447
). Applications received by May 22, 2023 will receive full
For questions about this position, please contact Ellen Sanders (
esanders @ haverford.edu ). For technical questions about
Interfolio, please contact Interfolio directly at 1-877-997-8807 or
help @ interfolio.com .
Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice,
and providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals
regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual
orientation, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status,
disability, or veteran status. Women, non-binary and transgender
individuals, people of color, Indigenous people, and those with
other or multiple historically marginalized and/or underrepresented
identities are especially encouraged to apply. Haverford College
and our consortial partners are located on Lenape lands.