Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History

Clinton, New York
Apr 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Art History Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History, beginning July 1, 2017.

The successful candidate should be prepared to teach courses that complement the department's current offerings. Possible areas of specialization include Byzantine art, Medieval art, 18th/19th century European art, arts of Africa, or arts of the Islamic world. The ability to teach architectural history within these fields is also desirable.

We are especially interested in candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you incorporate issues of diversity in your teaching, scholarship, and/or service.

At Hamilton College the academic year consists of two semesters. The teaching load for this position is five courses which may include courses at the introductory level, the 200-level, as well as courses at the upper-level reflecting the candidate’s areas of specialization.

A completed Ph.D. in Art History is preferred by the start of employment. The strongest candidates will have college teaching experience, a record of active scholarly engagement in their field, and evidence of creative pedagogy.

Please submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, dissertation abstract, proposed course syllabi, and a brief statement of teaching goals, and a list of three reference who are prepared to write letters of recommendation to Interfolio Review of applications will begin May 10, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

Questions regarding the search or the nature of the position may be addressed to Professor Deborah Pokinski, Search Committee Chair, Art History Department, Hamilton College (

Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York.  Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at, as well as additional information at (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

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