Smith College, Art
Assistant Professor of Art: East Asian Art and Architectural History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
The Smith College Department of Art invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of East Asian Art and Architectural History, to begin July 2016. We seek a scholar who specializes in the pre-modern era with interests in both comparative perspectives and methodological developments in the field. Candidates must have a commitment to and/or evidence of excellence in teaching. Ph.D. required by time of appointment.
The Smith faculty is committed to developing excellence in teaching and maintaining active research agendas. Teaching duties span all levels of the curriculum and include introductory courses, intermediate level courses focusing on specific themes, and seminars. Tenure-track faculty members teach two courses each semester and enjoy a generous sabbatical policy. Along with teaching and scholarship, faculty in the Department mentor and advise undergraduates, contribute to departmental and college committees, and may be involved in interdisciplinary programs.
Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is a highly selective, four-year liberal arts college for women dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The Five College Consortium, comprised of Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, and Hampshire Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, provides a rich intellectual and cultural life. Further details about the Department of Art may be found at http://www.smith.edu/art/.
Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/32770 with cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, a writing sample of no more than 35 pages (e.g.: published article or dissertation chapter), and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2015.
Diversifying the student body, faculty, administration, staff and curriculum is at the heart of our mission and vision for Smith. We are committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in the application process for individuals with disabilities and encourage applicants to request needed accommodation(s). We value diverse populations and cultures, including, but not limited to: age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religions, sexual orientation, and veteran status.
Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
|Secondary Categories:||Architecture and Architectural History
Asian American History / Studies
Asian History / Studies
East Asian History / Studies