Wesleyan University, Art and Art History
Luther Gregg Sullivan Visiting Scholar in Art History (African and/or Afro-Diasporic visual and material culture)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Connecticut, United States|
The Department of Art and Art History at Wesleyan University seeks a historian of African and/or Afro-Diasporic visual and material culture to serve as Luther Gregg Sullivan Visiting Scholar in Art History. Candidates from the fields of art and architectural history, archaeology, and/or material culture are welcome to apply. In addition to offering courses in their area of expertise, candidates should demonstrate an ability to teach historical material, including material from the pre-modern era. We particularly invite submissions from applicants who combine historical methodologies with an interest in theoretical approaches such as critical museology, postcolonial theory, critical race studies, and Black Studies. The position is a two-year, non-renewable appointment. The Sullivan Scholar will teach one course per semester, while continuing scholarly work and fully participating in the department’s and university’s intellectual life.
Applicants must have earned their Ph.D. or be very close to completion by the start date of the fellowship (July 1, 2020). Applications received by December 1, 2019 will receive full consideration. If you have questions about the application process, please contact Esther Moran, Department Administrative Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-860-685-2682.
Salary: $50,000/year, plus $5,000/year research stipend
Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Alison Williams, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion/Title IX Officer, 860 685 3927, email@example.com
To apply, visit http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/6992. You will be asked to upload electronic versions of the items we require, which are (1) a cover letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a writing sample, (4) a statement of research plans, (5) a statement of teaching interests, (6) sample syllabi, and (7) teaching evaluations (if available). As part of the cover letter, we invite you to describe your cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body. You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we may obtain confidential letters of recommendation (please double-check the accuracy of the email addresses of the referees you name to insure that you have the most up-to-date email addresses for each one).
If you have questions about the application process, please contact Esther Moran, Department Administrative Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-860-685-2682.
|Primary Category:||Art / Art History