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Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor (Non-Western Art History)

William & Mary
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Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor (Non-Western Art History)

Unit Mission Statement:

Promote a critical understanding of the development and expression of visual arts and familiarize students with current disciplinary concerns.

Position Summary:

The Department of Art and Art History at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, invites applications for a 1-year, non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor of Art History instructional position that will begin August 10, 2024.

We seek an individual with demonstrated expertise in Non-Western Art History with preferred expertise in Asian, African, or Oceanic Art History. The successful applicant will be expected to be an effective teacher ready to take on a 3-3 course load ranging from introductory to upper division courses.

We are particularly interested in candidates whose teaching experience complements the department’s existing areas of strength in the history of art, critical curatorial studies, and the built environment of Europe, Asia, and the Americas from the early modern era to the present.

Required Qualifications:

A Ph.D. or ABD in Art History is required at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2024)

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred: Expertise in Asian, African, or Oceanic Art History and previous teaching experience are preferred.

Conditions of Employment:

One-year, non-tenure track.


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Special Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online at Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a statement of teaching interests, that describes how your scholarly work informs your approach to teaching and mentoring, and one or two syllabi of pertinent courses taught or envisioned. A diversity statement is not required. Candidates are encouraged to reflect on their past experiences or future plans to foster an inclusive and welcoming climate for learners/scholars in Art History in any of the aforementioned required documents. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference.For full consideration, submit application materials by the initial review date, March 11, 2024. Applications received after the initial review date will be considered if needed.

Background Check Statement:

William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement:

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Benefits Summary Statement:

William & Mary offers our employees a full array of benefits including retirement, health insurance with options for expanded dental and vision along with group and optional life insurance with coverage for spouse and children, flexible spending accounts, and an EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

Our employees enjoy additional university benefits such as educational assistance, professional development, wellness benefits, and a robust holiday schedule. All employees have access to fitness facilities on campus. Staff members also have access to the university libraries, and much more. To learn more, go to:

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