Assistant Professor of Art and Architectural History (ancient art)

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Internal Title Assistant Professor of Art and Architectural History (ancient art) Position Type Tenure-track School/Area School of the Arts Department Art and Architectural History Position Description


The Department of Art and Architectural history invites applications for a tenure-track position in Ancient Art and Architecture beginning August 16, 2019. We seek an enthusiastic teacher-scholar to join our dynamic department of 11 permanent faculty housing two distinct undergraduate degree programs – Art & Architectural History and Historic Preservation & Community Planning and a unique MA program in Community Planning, Policy and Design. Teaching responsibilities include part one of the two-semester Art History Survey course, upper-level courses specific to the Ancient world (geographic area and time period is broadly defined), and Research and Methods in Art History, a core course for majors in Art and Architectural History. There may be opportunities to teach in our MA program as well. An earned PhD in any related discipline by August 15, 2019 is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to working closely with undergraduate students, an active research agenda, and partnering with colleagues in the Classics Department. 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.

Applicants will submit the following documents online to (1) a letter of application addressing the applicant’s teaching philosophy, research agenda and professional development; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) unofficial transcripts of all degrees (official transcripts required at the time of hire); (4) one sample publication; (5) teaching materials (up to two course syllabi); and (7) names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin Feb. 15.

Situated in the heart of historic downtown Charleston, SC, the College of Charleston is a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences institution of approximately 10,000 undergraduate students.

For further information contact: Professor 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 F2016152P 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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Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Undergraduate Transcripts
  4. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  5. Sample Publication 1
  6. Other Document
Optional Documents
  1. Student Course-Instructor Reviews
  2. Link to Slideshow of Personal Work (limited to 20 images)
  3. Other Document 2
  4. Other Document 3




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Posted: 3/2/2019
Application Due: 5/29/2019
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