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Tenure-Track Position in Art History

Employer
Reed College
Location
Oregon, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Dec 1, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art History
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Art at Reed College invites applications for a tenure-track position in visual and material cultures of the 19th and 20th centuries. As we look to expand our department's current curricular offerings (https://www.reed.edu/art/faculty-staff/index.html), we are especially interested in South Asian, African, Latin American, Indigenous, or Oceanic material and visual cultures, as well as research that expands beyond area studies and the nation form. We welcome candidates with training in a wide range of disciplines and/or who have taken non-traditional career paths. We anticipate making the appointment at the assistant professor level. The successful candidate will teach a variety of courses of their own creation and contribute to Reed's interdisciplinary Humanities program, with initial appointment in Introduction to the Humanities (https://www.reed.edu/humanities/hum110/index.html), a writing-intensive, year-long course required of all first year students and taught in small seminars. Teaching duties also include advising year-long senior theses, teaching in a combined studio and art history department, and in some years teaching your own version of the department's introductory theories and methods course and/or our Junior Seminar. Candidates should receive their PhD by August 2022.

Reed College is a small, distinguished undergraduate institution with a strong liberal arts curriculum, committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship. Faculty are expected to teach five courses per year. We are a community that values cultural diversity and inclusive educational practices as essential to the excellence of our academic program. In your cover letter, please describe the ways in which your past and current teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service have supported these values. Please also convey the ways in which your work at Reed will support the commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion articulated in the College's diversity and anti-racism statements (http://www.reed.edu/diversity/). An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.

Completed applications should be received by Jan. 15, 2022 to be guaranteed consideration. To apply, submit a cover letter that addresses both research and teaching interests; a curriculum vitae, and a writing sample to Kris Cohen, Search Committee Chair, at http://apply.interfolio.com/99763. Letters of recommendation may be requested at a later stage.
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