Art History - One Year Full Time Position

Aurora, New York
Jun 14, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Wells College Visual Arts Program invites applications for a full-time one-year position in Art History beginning in August 2018.  The successful candidate will teach a 3-3 course load of undergraduate survey courses in Art History, with the possibility of teaching one special topics course in accordance with candidate’s specialization and the college’s curricular needs. Additionally, the successful candidate will supervise a senior project in Art History.  Particular competence in modern and contemporary art is preferred, but the successful candidate will teach survey courses ranging from Prehistoric to Contemporary periods. The search committee welcomes applications from those with secondary research interests in one or more of the following areas: Museum Studies, Film and Media Studies, Non-Western Art History or Literature, Gender Studies, or Book Arts. Ph. D. and previous teaching experience preferred, although A.B.D. candidates with strong qualifications will be considered.

Wells College is a small coeducational liberal arts college located in the village of Aurora, New York, which offers affordable, family-friendly living within a half hour's drive of Ithaca and within a 75 minute radius of Rochester, Syracuse and numerous other colleges and universities – an area rich in natural, educational and cultural resources. The current student body numbers about 500, 76% from NY State, and 32% identifying as students of color.  Wells College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons. The College seeks to promote diversity in all of its hires to create a multicultural teaching, learning, and working environment; members of under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and names, titles, and contact information for three references (all in one PDF) at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. No phone calls please.


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