Keene State College, one of the leading liberal arts colleges in New Hampshire, has been ranked by US News and World Report among the top 100 regional schools in the North.
The Art Department at Keene State College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Modern/Contemporary Art History to begin August 2013. The successful candidate is expected to teach the Introductory Survey and upper-level undergraduate art history courses (teaching load is six 4-credit courses per academic year) for both Studio Art and Graphic Design majors. With approximately 200 majors, the Art Department offers both BA and BFA degrees and has 10 full-time Faculty and 14 Adjunct Faculty. The department currently offers a Minor in Art History. For information about the Art Department at Keene State College visit: http://academics.keene.edu/art/ 
Additional responsibilities include innovative curriculum development, student advising, and service on departmental and college-wide committees. As part of regular teaching responsibilities at this public liberal arts college, all faculty members are expected to teach both in the major and in the Integrative Studies Program. Faculty members are also encouraged to mentor undergraduate research/creative activities.
The College values social justice and equity in its community and curriculum. A comprehensive effort to diversify the faculty is ongoing; the curriculum is inclusive and incorporates multiple perspectives and issues of equity. We are committed to diversity and multiculturalism, and strongly encourage individuals to apply who have a desire to help the College’s ongoing efforts to provide opportunities to help students become responsible global citizens.
Qualifications: PhD in Modern/Contemporary Art History (by June 1, 2013), college level teaching experience as an instructor of record, a demonstrated record of scholarly work, and an active research agenda are required. Additional expertise in other art historical areas and experience working with both Studio Art and Graphic Design students are desirable. Salary will be based on Collective Bargaining Unit Agreement, and is $61,720 minimum for the rank of Assistant Professor for fall 2013.
Application: Apply online at https://jobs.usnh.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=53009 
Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online:
• Letter of application
• Curriculum Vitae
• Statement of teaching philosophy
• Sample(s) of scholarly work beyond the dissertation (no more than two),
• Three letters of recommendation addressing above qualifications.
Note: The three (3) letters of recommendation may be sent under separate cover directly to Keene State College, Office of Human Resource Management- FAC01, 229 Main Street, Keene NH 03435-1604 or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org 
Review of applications to begin immediately; all application materials must be received by January 15, 2013. Preliminary interviews will be conducted by invitation at the CAA Conference in New York City in February 2013.
Keene State College is located in the center of New England in the beautiful Monadnock region. Art centers of Boston, Montreal, New York City and North Adams are 2-4 hours away. The Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery and the Art Department’s Carroll House Gallery on campus as well as other local venues provide additional instructional and curatorial opportunities. The Art Department will eventually be housed in a new state-of-the-art Visual and Media Arts Center that will foster interdisciplinary exchange among faculty and students and highlight the College's commitment to academic achievement in the arts and humanities.
The College is accredited by NEASC, and its education and music programs are accredited by NCATE and NASM respectively. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Keene State College is engaged in an effort to build a community that reflects the diversity of society.