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Two-Year Visiting Assistant Professor of Visual Studies

Haverford College
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 28, 2023

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 candidate’s specialization.

For more information on the program in Visual Studies at Haverford, please see: .

Additionally, we especially welcome candidates who would contribute vigorously to existing interdisciplinary programs, concentrations, and departments:

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 ( ). Applications received by May 22, 2023 will receive full consideration.

For questions about this position, please contact Ellen Sanders ( esanders @ ). For technical questions about Interfolio, please contact Interfolio directly at 1-877-997-8807 or help @ .

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.

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