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Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History

Susquehanna University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 17, 2024

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

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History

About Susquehanna:
Susquehanna University is the future-ready institution for today, invested in cultivating intellectual grounding, active learning and global citizenship for all students. Renowned as one of the finest U.S. national liberal arts colleges, Susquehanna inspires and challenges 2,200 enterprising, bright-minded students studying the arts, business, humanities and sciences. Our students seize opportunities through exceptional worldwide internships, expert-guided research and an acclaimed study-abroad program, leading to a transformative education that empowers each graduate to realize their unique potential and lead a successful and meaningful life.

The Susquehanna River Valley with its fresh air and overall pleasant year-round climate, provides four distinct seasons amidst a backdrop of vibrant autumn foliage, occasional winter snowfalls, flower-filled springs and warm summer evenings illuminated by fireflies. Nearby outdoor recreational areas for hiking, kayaking, fishing and skiing — and the bustling cultural and commerce hubs of New York City, Washington D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia within a three-hour drive — present abundant opportunities for learning and discovery.

Position Summary:
The Department of Art + Design at Susquehanna University is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History for the 2024-25 Academic Year (Fall 2024 and Spring 2025 Semesters). Instruction will be in-person and synchronous. The successful candidate will teach a 2/3 course load, with courses that support departmental majors and minors, as well as required Central Curriculum courses for the larger campus community. While a successful candidate is welcomed to engage with university service opportunities and academic advising, it will not be required of the position. Courses will range from survey level needs including Introduction to World Art I: Prehistory to 1400 and Introduction to World Art II: 15th to 20th Century; to upper-level courses including Women in Art, Contemporary Art, and topic related courses such as Modernism, Baroque, and Renaissance. Candidates must be willing to collaborate with existing Art History curriculum needs, but will have some flexibility in offered topics-based courses.

Required Qualifications:
M.A. in Art History

Preferred Qualifications:
Ph.D candidate, ABD, or complete Ph.D in Art History

Special Instructions to the Applicant:
Any inquiries should be sent to the department chair, Amanda Lenig, at Review of applications will begin on Friday, June 28th and chosen candidate will be notified by Friday, July 19th. Courses begin on Monday, August 26th. Please submit the following online at · Cover Letter· Curriculum vitae· Teaching Statement· Unofficial Transcripts

Benefits Eligible: Yes
Number of Months: 9 months
Other Number of Months:
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time
Work Schedule/Hours per Week:
Posting Date: 05/16/2024
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: No
Anticipated Start Date:
Posting Number: F00178

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