University of Richmond, Art and Art History
Visiting Assistant Professor In Asian Art
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Virginia, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
Art & Art History: Visiting Assistant Professor in Asian Art – 000080A
The Department of Art and Art History at the University of Richmond invites applications for a full-time, visiting assistant professor position in Asian Art beginning August 2021. This a non-tenure track appointment, annually renewable for up to two years, contingent upon performance, budget, and continued need. The successful candidate must demonstrate promise of scholarly distinction, as well as excellence in teaching. Teaching load is six units per year at the introductory and upper-level. Experience with instructional technologies is required. PhD expected prior to appointment.
The Department would welcome any area and period of specialization , with the requirement that the successful candidate be willing to teach a survey of Asian Art, which fulfills one of the University’s general education requirements. We seek candidates with recent approaches to the study of art history including curatorial practices, transculturalisms and subalternity. Beyond the survey course, the successful candidate is expected to develop and courses that range from ancient to contemporary Asian art and that consider the relationship and connections of Asian art to other cultures as well as diaspora communities.
The University of Richmond is a private university located just a short drive from downtown Richmond, Virginia. Through its five schools and wide array of campus programming, the University combines the best qualities of a small liberal arts college and a large university. With nearly 4,000 students, an 8:1 student-faculty ratio, and 92% of traditional undergraduate students living on campus, the University is remarkably student-centered, focused on preparing students “to live lives of purpose, thoughtful inquiry, and responsible leadership in a global and pluralistic society.”
The University of Richmond is committed to developing a diverse workforce and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of difference in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development, and institutional success. Our academic community strongly encourages applications that are in keeping with this commitment. For more information on the department of Art and Art History, please visit the department’s website at http://art.richmond.edu.
Applicants should click "Apply Now" at the top of the page and submit the following materials: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and goals; and a teaching statement. The teaching statement should articulate the candidate’s teaching philosophy, interests, and future professional development goals as well as involvement in and commitment to inclusive pedagogy. Candidates for this position may be asked, at a later date, to provide the names and contact information for three references who will be asked to submit letters of recommendation. Review of applications will commence on April 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Tanja Softic: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies