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Eligibility for Employment:
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Earned Ph.D in Art History, Visual Culture, or Related area.
Evidence of teaching effectiveness.
Evident commitment to cultural diversity & educational equity.
Evidence of promising research agenda in art history and/or visual culture.
Ability to teach art history surveys and/or general education courses.
Demonstrated specialization in any period of global visual culture from 1500 to the present.
Experience with, or commitment to, educating and mentoring students of diverse backgrounds and demographics. Click here for more information.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach three courses per semester (9 hours) including art history surveys and areas of specialization.
Participate in service with Art and Visual Culture colleagues including, among other things, curriculum development and advising.
Scholarly research is encouraged and supported.
College-level teaching experience.
Knowledge of current and emerging trends in art and visual culture.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.