Adjunct Faculty - Two Courses in Art History

Location
Ewing, New Jersey
Posted
Mar 30, 2017
Ref
15851
Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Description

The Department of Art and Art History at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) invites outstanding applicants for an adjunct position in School of the Arts and Communication for fall 2017.

Founded in 1855, TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Emphasizing a residential experience for its approximately 6,500 undergraduates, TCNJ is one of Barron's 75 "Most Competitive" American colleges, and U.S. News & World Report's No. 1 public institution of its kind in the northern region of the country. The College also offers focused graduate programs in Nursing, Education, and English. TCNJ was awarded, in 2006, a Phi Beta Kappa chapter-an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools-Arts and Communication; Business; Education; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Science. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty. TCNJ has 39 major buildings, including the 4th-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. For more information, visit www.tcnj.edu.

TCNJ seeks qualified adjunct faculty to teach two courses (it can be two sections of the same course or two different courses) covering any area of African, Asian, Islamic, Native American Oceanic, or other areas outside of Western Art. The adjunct may choose to teach a course already on the books (e.g., Arts of South Asia, Arts of East Asia, Arts of the Islamic World), or to teach a topics course on an area related to their expertise. One section meets on Mondays from 5:30-8:20pm, and the other section meets on Thursdays from 5:30-8:20pm. Fall semester begins on 8/29 and runs through 12/19.

Requirements: Applicants must have a Master's Degree in Art History or related field. Teaching experience at the college level is preferred but not required.

Contact Information

Required application materials: Cover Letter, c.v., Names of 3 References

Application deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Lois Fichner-Rathus, Department of Art and Art History at loisfr@tcnj.edu.

Visit our department website at http://www.tcnj.edu/~art.

Submit application materials to the Department of Art and Art History at arthistorysearch@tcnj.edu with ART HISTORY ADJUNCT in the subject line.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check. The successful applicant must present proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer and educational institution supporting diversity. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

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