Faculty Fellow in American Art History (one-year)

Waterville, Maine
Sep 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Art at Colby College invites applications for a one-year sabbatical replacement position in American art history at the rank of Faculty Fellow. Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in art history before the start of the position on September 1, 2018. The four-course teaching load includes a two-semester survey of American art, from ca. 1650 to the present, and two additional courses in any of the following areas: Native American art, Latinx art, Latin American art, and modern architecture. We are especially interested in candidates who, through their scholarship, teaching, and service, will promote diversity at Colby. The successful candidate will have opportunities to engage with the rich collections in American art at the Colby College Museum of Art and to participate in activities organized by the newly established Lunder Institute for American Art.

A complete application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation, and sample syllabus for a survey of American art history. All application materials should be submitted via Interfolio https://apply.interfolio.com/45072. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about this search should be directed to Professor Tanya Sheehan, tsheehan@colby.edu.

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights.

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