Instructor of Art and Architectural History

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Internal Title Instructor of Art and Architectural History Position Type Instructor School/Area School of the Arts Department Art and Architectural History Position Description


The Department of Art and Architectural History at the College of Charleston seeks an energetic colleague to join our dynamic department of 11 full-time permanent faculty. Located in historic downtown Charleston, SC., the College of Charleston is a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences institution of approximately 10,000 undergraduate students. The department houses two distinct undergraduate degree programs – Art and Architectural History, and Historic Preservation and Community Planning – and the permanent Instructor of Art and Architectural History serves both programs, teaching both the Art History Survey and Introduction to Architecture regularly; potential for offering other courses in area of specialization as needed and appropriate, including research methods. Successful applicants will demonstrate a record of effective teaching. Opportunities to cooperate with and contribute to a range of campus programs include the First-Year Experience, International Studies, Classics, a range of area studies programs, the Center for the Study of Slavery in Charleston, the Carolina Lowcountry and the Atlantic World (CLAW) and many more. Minimum requirements: Ph.D. in Art/ Architectural History preferred; teaching experience; strong teaching evaluations. Master’s degree in art or architectural history required.

This is a full-time permanent position with a teaching load of four courses per semester. In the sixth year the Instructor undergoes review for promotion to Senior Instructor. Non tenured. The degree must be in hand no later than August 15, 2019.

We will begin reviewing applications by February 15, 2019. Position begins August 16, 2019. Reference letters due by application deadline.

Submit letter of application, which should include teaching philosophy and teaching interests; curriculum vitae; unofficial transcripts of all degrees (official transcripts required at the time of hire); teaching materials (up to two course syllabi); names and contact information for three references.

For further information contact: Mary Beth Heston, Chair, Art and Architectural History ([email protected]).

Special Instructions to Applicants Posting Date 01/04/2019 Closing Date 02/15/2019 Open Until Filled? Yes Posting Number F2016151P EEO Statement

The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

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  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Undergraduate Transcripts
  4. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
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Posted: 1/22/2019
Application Due: 3/7/2019
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