Kalamazoo College, Art and Art History
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History, Non-tenure-track
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Michigan, United States|
Kalamazoo College invites applications for a one-year full-time non-tenure-track position in Art History beginning in September 2022. The person in this position will teach two courses for each of the ten-week trimesters, six total for the year, as well as participate as a full department member in a joint studio/art history department. Expertise in modern and contemporary art is particularly encouraged but not required. Applicants will also have the opportunity to develop and offer courses in their area of expertise. The majority of art history courses offered at Kalamazoo College are cross-listed and interdisciplinary in scope. Teaching in the College’s interdisciplinary seminar program is also possible. A Ph.D. in Art History, Visual Studies, or related, including relevant coursework and research, is required (advanced PhD candidates with a defense date scheduled for Spring 2022 will be considered).
Candidates are expected to have high aptitude and interest in undergraduate teaching and a commitment to the liberal arts. Kalamazoo College has made a commitment to inclusive excellence. We especially encourage applications from candidates whose intellectual and pedagogical approaches to the discipline will be effective in attracting and retaining historically underrepresented students. Successful applicants will demonstrate a strong commitment to working with students, faculty and staff from diverse social, cultural, and economic backgrounds. The department seeks to mentor the holder of this position to prepare them for a future tenure track position at a liberal arts college.
Kalamazoo College is a highly selective nationally known liberal arts college offering an integrated undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum into educational experiences in both domestic and international settings. It is a member of the Posse Program and home of the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership. The campus is located in a diverse and vibrant city in southwestern Michigan, midway between Chicago and Detroit, which is the home of the Kalamazoo Promise. The Kalamazoo area encompasses a community of 335,000, which supports several college and university campuses along with numerous civic arts and cultural associations. Thirty-five miles from Lake Michigan, the area offers many opportunities for outdoor activities. For more information about the Art department, please visit https://art.kzoo.edu/. For more information about Kalamazoo College, see http://www.kzoo.edu/.
Completed applications received by midnight EST February 11, 2022 will receive full consideration, with later applications reviewed as needed until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter that addresses teaching (including engaging diversity and inclusion in pedagogical approaches) and research; CV; one sample syllabus; most recent (unofficial) graduate transcript; and the names and contact information for three recommenders. Letters of recommendation and additional materials will be solicited at a later time and are not required for the initial application. Kalamazoo College encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the College to apply and to identify themselves if they wish. Equal Opportunity Employer. Kalamazoo College mandates COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters for faculty, staff, and students.
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|Primary Category:||Art / Art History