Adjunct Instructor of Art History

Hofstra University
Hempstead, New York

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Hofstra University’s Department of Fine Arts, Design, Art History is seeking an adjunct instructor to teach the following two courses in Art History in Fall 2022:

Art from Caves to Cathedrals (T,Th 11:20am-12:45pm). Survey of art from its prehistoric antecedents to the year 1300, with an emphasis on how political and religious beliefs influenced the forms and styles of architecture, sculpture and painting.

Asian Art and Archaeology (T,Th 2:40-4:05pm).  Art forms of India, China and Japan with reference to philosophical, religious and social influences from the prehistoric through the 19th century. Architecture, sculpture, painting and ceramics are analyzed; themes, styles and techniques distinctive of the art tradition of each country are stressed.

Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body.  We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities to apply.

A PhD in History of Asian Art is required; ABD is acceptable. College teaching experience is required. Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment.

Please submit a letter of application, CV (including names of references), to James Lee, Acting Chair, Department of Fine Arts, Design, Art History at [email protected]

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.



Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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