The Department of Art History at The Pennsylvania State University seeks to appoint a visiting assistant professor of the history of architecture, chronological and geographical specialization open. The appointment will begin on August 1, 2022 and carry the possibility of renewal for a second year. Teaching duties will include a large (200+ students) introductory survey of the history of architecture before 1400. The department values dynamic teachers who are prepared to lead upper-level undergraduate courses in their area of specialization. Teaching duties could also include a one-semester survey of architectural history since 1400, and broadly-trained specialists of modern or contemporary architecture are also encouraged to apply. The anticipated course load is 2-2 with service to the department and an active research agenda expected. Preference will be given to candidates who have a PhD in the history of art or architecture or a related discipline. Candidates who are ABD will be considered. MA in the history of art or architecture or related field is required. All applications must include a CV, the names and contact information for three references, and a letter of application. Your letter of application must address how equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging relate to your academic experience and/or aspirations.
To apply, upload requested materials into Penn State’s online application system: https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/PSU_Academic/job/University-Park-Campus/Assistant-Teaching-Professor_REQ_0000023091-1
Applications received by February 1, 2022 will be assured full consideration. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Department Head Elizabeth Mansfield (firstname.lastname@example.org).