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Faculty Part Time - Art History Survey I: Ancient to Medieval

Employer
University of Massachusetts Lowell
Location
UMass Lowell

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Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job no: 523529
Position type: Faculty Part Time/Adjunct
Benefit Status: Non-Benefited - Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Art and Design
Applications Open: May 20 2024
Applications Close: Open until filled

General Summary of Position:

The Art History Program in the College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences seeks applicants for an adjunct faculty member for Art History Survey I: Ancient to Medieval for the FAHSS Art History concentration in the BLA , the Art History minor, and Art + Design major. Teaching load is one 3-credit course per semester (with the possibility of repetition annually). They will provide a course that has a student-centered pedagogy and that will enable students to become familiar with the significant art and issues of the period. The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We encourage you to apply and identify your strengths in this area.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Applicant must have earned a minimum of an MA in Art History
  • Evidence of teaching experience at the college level
  • Familiarity with Blackboard or online teaching platforms
  • Names and contact information of three references

Additional Considerations:

  • Evidence that the candidate has already taught a course on the topic

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.

This is a part-time, non-benefited, Union of Adjunct Faculty, Local 1596, UAW position.

Please include a CV, cover letter and Syllabus with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.

Organization

Working at University of Massachusetts Lowell

Located in the culturally and historically rich Merrimack.

Valley in northeast Massachusetts, the University of Massachusetts Lowell is a vibrant research university that offers its 13,000 students more than 120 bachelor’s, master’s, professional master’s and doctoral degree programs. Exciting opportunities in experiential and service learning, scholarship, community engagement, and international partnerships can be found across the Colleges of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Engineering; Management; Sciences; School of Health and Environment; and Graduate School of Education.

This is a time of unprecedented growth and opportunity at UMass Lowell. Student enrollment and retention have improved annually. Research funding and alumni giving have increased significantly and the campus has embarked on the construction of two new academic buildings: the Emerging Technologies & Innovation Center and the Health & Social Sciences Building.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Massachusetts Lowell is to enhance the intellectual, personal and cultural development of its students through excellent, affordable educational programs. The University seeks to meet the needs of the Commonwealth today and into the future and supports the development of sustainable technologies and communities through its teaching, research, scholarship and engagement.

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