Visiting Assistant Professor- Art History

Location
Tacoma
Posted
May 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


University of Puget Sound

Visiting Assistant Professor- Art History

Job ID: 3333

Location: Art & Art History

Full/Part Time: Temporary

Appointment: Modern and Contemporary specialist; Latin American, Native American or African emphasis preferred

Responsibilities: 1-year full time sabbatical replacement teaching position to begin August 2017.

Teaching load of 3 undergraduate courses each semester which will include: Survey of Western Art II: 1300 to the present; Twentieth-century Art; and an upper-division course in area of expertise.

Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Art History (ABD considered).

We seek an art historian with a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts setting. The instructor will teach lecture/discussion courses, evaluate written work, hold 3 office hours per week, and work with art history majors. The ideal candidate will specialize in modern and contemporary art with an emphasis in Latin American art OR Native American or African art preferred, with the ability to teach a survey of Western Art: 1300 to the present, Twentieth-century Art, and an upper-division course in area of expertise to be determined with the department. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated successful teaching experience.

Compensation and Benefits:

Rank:Visiting Assistant Professor

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Puget Sound offers a generous benefits package. For more information, visit: http://www.pugetsound.edu/about/offices--services/human-resources/overview-of-university-benefit/.

About Puget Sound: The University of Puget Sound is located in Tacoma, Washington, a vibrant, diverse mid-sized urban port city. Within, and near, Tacoma there is ready access to urban, rural, and natural areas as well as opportunities to participate in a wide variety of cultural activities.

Application Deadline: Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as committee is lookingto fill position for Fall 2017.

Required Documents:

Please submit curriculum vitae (CV) when prompted to submit resume. Additional documents can be attached within the application before submission. Applications submitted without the required attachments will not be considered.

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching statement philosophy,
  • Sample syllabi
  • Writing sample
  • Three letters of reference

All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a background inquiry.

Diversity Statement

  • We acknowledge the richness of commonalities and differences we share as a university community; the intrinsic worth of all who work and study here; that education is enhanced by investigation of and reflection upon multiple perspectives.
  • We aspire to create respect for and appreciation of all persons as a key characteristic of our campus community; to increase the diversity of all parts of our University community through commitment to diversity in our recruitment and retention efforts; to foster a spirit of openness to active engagement among all members of our campus community.
  • We act to achieve an environment that welcomes and supports diversity; to ensure full educational opportunity for all who teach and learn here; to prepare effectively citizen-leaders for a pluralistic world.

Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. To learn more please visit: http://www.pugetsound.edu/about/diversity-at-puget-sound/

The University of Puget Sound is an equal opportunity employer.

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How to Apply
For complete job description and application instructions, visit: www.pugetsound.edu/employment

About Puget Sound
Puget Sound is a selective national liberal arts college in Tacoma, Washington, drawing 2,600 students from 48 states and 20 countries. Puget Sound graduates include Rhodes and Fulbright scholars, notables in the arts and culture, entrepreneurs and elected officials, and leaders in business and finance locally and throughout the world. A low student-faculty ratio provides Puget Sound students with personal attention from faculty who have a strong commitment to teaching and offer 1,200 courses each year in more than 40 traditional and interdisciplinary fields, including graduate programs in occupational and physical therapy and in education. Puget Sound is the only nationally ranked independent undergraduate liberal arts college in Western Washington, and one of just five independent colleges in the Pacific Northwest granted a charter by Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s most prestigious academic honorary society. Visit "About Puget Sound" (http://www.pugetsound.edu/about) to learn more about the college.

As a strategic goal and through our core values, University of Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. EOE/AA








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