Lincoln, Nebraska
Oct 13, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Nebraska Wesleyan University Art Department invites applications for a full-time, tenure –track, Assistant Professor in the History of Art. The successful candidate will work in a small, but thriving studio art department within a liberal arts university. The successful candidate will be an art history generalist. The candidate should be able to teach modern and contemporary art and craft history, while having the background necessary to teach survey and epoch-specific courses.

The candidate will be expected to work along with the studio art faculty to develop curriculum and advise studio art students. On rotation, the candidate will have the opportunity to direct the University’s Elder Gallery.

NWU faculty are expected to participate and teach in our innovative Archway curriculum and provide service to the organization. Other responsibilities include:  teaching the senior art capstone; advising the student art organization, and organizing the visiting artist series. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications and includes Nebraska Wesleyan faculty benefits package.  


·         Ph. D. in Art History

·         Evidence of 1-3 years of college teaching experience 

·         Commitment to the use of engaging, innovative teaching styles

·         Desire to work within a studio art department and across disciplines

Commitment to Diversity:

Nebraska Wesleyan University is a private liberal arts university of 2000 undergraduate and graduate students located in the capital city of Nebraska.  The Art Department is committed to the promotion of diversity and providing a variety of educational experiences for students.

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, one-page teaching philosophy, a sample of research, a current curriculum vita and three references with contact information to Maria Harder, Director of Human Resources at 5000 St. Paul Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68504-2794, or email to:  Please combine all application materials into a single PDF document.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  Nebraska Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to recruiting, hiring and retention of members of racial/ethnic groups under-represented in higher education. Applicants with disabilities are invited to identify any necessary accommodations required in the application process. E-Verify, EOE.