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Assistant Professor of Art History

Employer
Nebraska Wesleyan University
Location
Lincoln, NE

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Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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The Nebraska Wesleyan University Art Department invites applications for a non-tenured position as Assistant Professor in Art History. 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 with the ability to teach both western and non-western survey courses from ancient to the 21st century. The candidate must be able to teach modern and contemporary art and craft history, and specific thematic courses.

NWU faculty are expected to participate and teach in our innovative Archway curriculum and provide service to the organization. This position will teach an Archway Seminar for first year students each fall semester, after the first year of employment. Other responsibilities may include advising the student art organization or organizing the visiting artist series. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications and includes Nebraska Wesleyan faculty benefits package.

NWU offers a competitive wage and comprehensive benefits plan including Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability benefits, Retirement, and 100% tuition discount for dependents after one year of service among other benefits.

DepartmentArtQualifications
  • Ph.D. in Art History (or ABD)
  • 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

Final rank upon hire will be determined by the Provost commensurate with experience and education.

SalaryDOE/QCommitment to Diversity

Diversity is a core value of Nebraska Wesleyan University's mission, and we embrace it as a source of strength. Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate how they are able to enhance and embrace this University core value in a diversity statement submitted as part of their application materials.

Nebraska Wesleyan University provides equal educational and employment opportunities to qualified persons in all areas of university operation without regard to religion or creed, age, genetic information, gender identity and expression, sexual identity and orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, race, or national or ethnic origin, in compliance with state and federal laws, including but not limited to Title XII, Title IX, and the ADA. E-Verify, EOE

How to Apply

To apply, please upload or provide a letter of application, a diversity statement, resume, portfolio materials or the links to your online portfolio, and the names of three professional references at the following URL: https://nebrwesleyan.applicantpro.com/jobs/. Review of applications will begin January 24, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Organization

Working at Nebraska Wesleyan University

Since our founding in 1887, Nebraska Wesleyan University has both grown and remained steadfast to a liberal arts education in a Christian environment. Nebraska Wesleyan University is considered one of the strongest institutions of its kind in the Midwest, and has been continuously accredited since 1914.

NWU at a Glance

  • Founded in 1887
  • Located in the University Place neighborhood of northeast Lincoln, NE
  • Approximately 1,600 undergraduates, 225 graduate students and 275 adult learners
  • 53 majors, 41 minors, 18 pre-professional programs
  • 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 75 student organizations
  • Seven Greek chapters
  • Thriving study abroad and service learning programming

Mission Statement

Nebraska Wesleyan University is an academic community dedicated to intellectual and personal growth within the context of a liberal arts education and in an environment of Christian concern.

Nebraska Wesleyan was founded by Nebraska Methodists and actively maintains its relation to The United Methodist Church. The University reflects the Judeo Christian tradition in its efforts to integrate questions about meaning and value with the pursuit of learning and understanding.

The University is committed to excellence of academic endeavor and to learning as a lifelong process. The curricula and programs are designed to assist students in gaining and expanding knowledge and skills, in developing their competence in rational thought and communication, in broadening their perspectives on humanity and culture, and in enhancing their spiritual, physical, emotional, and aesthetic resources.

Nebraska Wesleyan intends that its students develop a sense of individual worth and become useful and serving members of the human community.

Approved by the Board of Governors – February 8, 1979
Reaffirmed by the Board of Governors – May 12, 2000

Statement of Vision
Nebraska Wesleyan University will be an outstanding national liberal arts university, where the educational experience transforms each student to lead a life of learning, service, leadership, and success in a diverse world.

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