The Department of Art and Art History at DePauw University invites applications for a three-year non-tenure-track position in early modern art (1400-1750) with a transnational focus, beginning August 2020. The successful candidate may have expertise in colonial and/or diasporic histories and/or Islamic, African, or Latin American art. Applicants with a PhD (or ABD) in Art History, African Diaspora Studies, Latin American Studies, Religious Studies or other related areas with an emphasis on art history or visual culture are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will join the department, in partnership with our accredited gallery program, in our ongoing commitment to shifting the discourse of art history to be responsive to a diverse student body and global society.
Teaching responsibilities include introductory and upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. A commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts setting and evidence of effective and inclusive pedagogy are essential. The position includes a six-course teaching assignment (3/3), employment benefits, faculty development funding, presentation opportunities, and mentoring.
DePauw University is a leading, nationally recognized, liberal arts college dedicated to educating 2,100 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe. Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation’s first Schools of Music. For more than 175 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success. Located in Greencastle, Indiana, about a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis, DePauw is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association, a consortium affording excellent opportunities for faculty development and collaboration.
Candidates should submit the following materials through Interfolio: a cover letter summarizing qualifications, teaching philosophy, and research interests; a curriculum vitae; and three confidential letters of reference. Additional supporting documents may be requested after an initial application review (e.g., a writing sample and evidence of effective teaching, such as sample syllabi or course evaluations). Review of applications will begin March 30, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants may direct questions to the Search Committee Chair, Meredith Brickell, Associate Professor of Art and Art History, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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