Colgate University, Department of Art and Art History

Position ID:Colgate-Department of Art and Art History-VAP [#18299]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Art History
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Area: Art and Art History / Art History
Appl Deadline: (posted 2021/03/12, listed until 2021/09/12)
Position Description:    

Visiting Assistant Professor, Art History. The Art and Art History department at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position, with the possibility of a second year, in Asian art. Candidates with a field of specialization in East Asia, South Asia or Western Asia, including Islamic cultures, are encouraged to apply. Ability to teach pre-modern courses on any of those regions is required. Completion of the Ph.D. is expected prior to, or shortly after, the date of hire. Colgate is planning for an in-person fall, although candidates should be prepared to pivot in case remote teaching is required by the pandemic.

Our department combines art history and studio art. The successful candidate will teach a five-course load in their regional, cultural, or otherwise defined area of expertise, at the introductory and advanced levels. Responsibilities could also include senior thesis advising. An interest in contributing to our Architecture and / or Museum Studies programs is also welcome.

Letter of application, c.v., and three current letters of recommendation must be submitted through Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their application how their approach to teaching might create an inclusive educational environment. Review of applications will begin March 25 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at

Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Further Info:
Department of Art & Art History
Colgate University
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346

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