Position Title & Department: Assistant Professor Art History, Department of Art and Design Start Date: August 2021
Job Description: Assistant professor, full-time, tenure track. Teach courses in introductory and advanced art history with a preference for someone with expertise in the areas of contemporary and non-western art and/or fine art craft. Teach all levels of art history, foundation and advanced courses and seminars. Opportunities to teach interdisciplinary courses, online courses, as well as graduate courses in art history for Masters in Art Education programs and Masters of Liberal Arts degree programs. Advise undergraduate students in the Art History degree and minor programs, recruit for the art history program and other programs in the Department, and provide service at the Department, School, and College levels as appropriate. Serve on Department, School of the Arts, and College committees.
We believe that a diverse faculty and staff are essential to achieving academic excellence; thus, we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
PhD degree required in the area of art history. Teaching experience preferred. A record of artistic or scholarly professional activity. Skilled in research and the use and application of appropriate digital technology in teaching.
Applicants may submit the following documentation to Susanne Floyd Gunter, Ed.D., Chair, Department of Art and Design, Converse College, 580 E. Main Street, Spartanburg, SC 29302.
- College application - Current vitae - Statement of teaching philosophy - Three letters of reference including most current supervisor.
Vitae, teaching philosophy, and letters of reference must be saved into one PDF file and loaded into the application site.
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