Part-time Adjunct Instructor or Assistant Professor in American Art
Department: Art Department Posting Removal Date: Posting Number: F014P
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About Vassar College Vassar is a highly selective, coeducational liberal arts college of about 2400 undergraduates (no graduate students) located in the beautiful and historic Hudson Valley seventy-five miles north of New York City. The city of Poughkeepsie benefits from rich cultural diversity and from convenient commuter rail access to New York City. Vassar faculty are committed teachers/scholars who bring research and creative discovery to life for students in classrooms, labs, and studios and in individually mentored projects. They teach broadly in the curricula of their departments, advise students, and serve on college-wide and departmental committees. The College maintains a generous leave policy, provides strong support for research, and encourages multidisciplinary approaches to teaching.
Position Introduction The Department of Art at Vassar College invites applications for an Adjunct Instructor or Adjunct Assistant Professor position in American Art beginning Spring 2022.
AA Statement Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.
Position Description Part-time position for Spring 2022: to teach one intermediate-level course on American art, contribute lectures to introductory team-taught survey course, and teach one conference section.
How to Apply The successful candidate should preferably have a PhD or ABD in art history or a related field at the time of appointment.Candidates should submit:-Letter of application-CV-A brief teaching statement-An unofficial graduate transcript-A brief statement highlighting contributions to or future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion through teaching, research and other involvementsApplications should be addressed to Lisa Collins and submitted online at https://employment.vassar.edu/postings/1834 . Address any questions to Lisa Collins via email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of applicant materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.
Founded in 1861, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country, Vassar is renowned for pioneering achievements in education, for its long history of curricular innovation, and for the beauty of its campus.