Lecturer - Art History

May 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Lecturer - Art History

Job Posting Number: JPF16717

Department: 2NC-Art and Visual Communications

Job Open Date: 05/12/2017

Screening Date: 05/18/2017

Job Close Date: 5/23/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Job Grade: 01

Pay Range: DOQ

Position Number: A97781

Benefits: Full tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, substantial employer contribution to retirement, affordable medical and dental insurance, life insurance, & 12 paid holidays.

Job Category: Faculty

Job Type: Full-time

Special Instructions to Applicants

Summary of Duties
Utah Valley University Department of Art and Design seeks an energetic colleague to join a new and growing Art History program. The position is for a full-time lecturer.

The Lecturer - Art History teaches undergraduate art history courses (lower and upper division), mentors and motivates students to excel in their knowledge of art history as well as in critical thinking and critical writing, maintains an appropriate level of peer recognition for professional/scholarly activities, and serves as the program coordinator for art history.

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with an appropriate degree in a related field to the coursework being taught. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s Degree in Art History from an accredited university or college required, with knowledge and skills in teaching art history at both introductory and upper division levels. At least three years of college-level teaching of art history required.

Ph.D in Art History degree from an accredited institution is preferred.

Knowledge of art history from ancient to contemporary periods.

Knowledge in current instructional theory, methods, strategies and techniques.

Knowledge in student management, motivation and evaluation techniques.

Knowledge and experience with a diverse range of art history topics

Knowledge and ability to teach both European/American and non-western topics, such as Pre-Columbian, Islamic, or African Art.

Excellent communication skills.

Skills in interpersonal relationships, problem-solving and decision-making.

Ability to relate well with students and colleagues.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to a diverse group.

Ability to apply multimedia hardware/software in classroom teaching.

Working Conditions


To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/28340

Utah Valley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/ Disabled/Equal Access Employer. Utah Valley University is committed to an inclusive hiring process and the welcoming of diverse candidates.


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