Job Opening: Art History (incl. Asia, Middle East, Africa)

Institution: University of Dayton, Department of Visual Arts
Location:   Ohio, United States
Position:   Lecturer (renewable) in Art History, African, Asian or Middle Eastern

Lecturer in Art History. Lecturer with specialization in African, Asian, Middle Eastern, or broadly global art history and visual culture. Strong preference given to candidates with a secondary area in either Western or non Western traditions.

This is a one-year, full-time, and non-tenure track position with possibility of renewal. 4-4 course load may be comprised each term of one upper-division course in the lecturer’s primary area of specialization, one survey course or upper-division course in a second area of specialization, and two sections of a non- chronological, thematically-based Introduction to the Visual Arts course for non-majors. ABD in Art History required, Ph.D. preferred with U.S. university-level teaching experience and strong oral communication skills preferred; innovative teaching pedagogy and experience working with students from diverse backgrounds preferred.

Send CV, application letter, a sample scholarly writing, statement of teaching philosophy,  and evidence of teaching effectiveness to jobs@udayton.edu by January 14, 2012. Three letters of recommendation should be sent to: Roger Crum, Art History Search Committee, Department of Visual Arts, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, 45469-2923.

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.

To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. We act affirmatively to recruit and hire women, traditionally underrepresented minority groups, people with disabilities and veterans

Contact: Roger Crum, Art History Search
Committee, Department of Visual Arts,
University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, 45469-2923.

Website: www.udayton.edu/artssciences/visualarts/index.php

About Paula

Paula lives in the vortex of graduate life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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