Colgate University, Department of Art and Art History

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Position ID:Colgate-Department of Art and Art History-MOD [#24100]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor, Modernist Art
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:HAMILTON, New York 13346, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Art and Art History / Art History
Appl Deadline: finished (2023/01/04, finished 2023/03/15, listed until 2023/07/04)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Art Historian—Modernist. COLGATE UNIVERSITY invites applications for a year Visiting Assistant Professor position starting July 1, 2023; completion of PhD prior to or shortly after the date of hire required. We are seeking candidates with expertise in modern art movements prior to the mid-20th century; geographic area of specialization is open. We are especially interested in candidates whose scholarship and teaching considers the modern period in a transnational context. The position offers opportunities to collaborate with interdisciplinary university programs such as: Africana and Latin American Studies, Asian Studies, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, as well as Film and Media Studies. The candidate will be expected to teach 5 courses over the 2023-2024 academic year. Contributions will include introductory and advanced courses related to the history of art and architecture from roughly 1850-1950. Responsibilities may also include senior thesis advising. An interest in contributing to our program in Museum Studies is also welcome.

Colgate is a highly-selective liberal arts university of 3200 students situated in central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Art and Art History department can be found at

Letter of application describing teaching and research interests and c.v. with the names of three potential recommenders must be submitted through Colgate University strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives, identities, and ways of life. Candidates should describe in their application letter their approach to teaching and/or scholarship in a diverse and inclusive educational environment.

Review of applications will begin January 26, 2023, 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 Preliminary interviews will be online (via Zoom).

Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. 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, status as a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other category covered by law.

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