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Job No. 140656

  • Job Title:
  • Lecturer (Art History)
  • Employer:
  • Auburn University Main Campus
  • Location:
  • Auburn , AL
  • Posting Date:
  • 13-Mar-2019
  • Description:
  • Job Description Summary
    The Department of Art & Art History in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University seeks a Lecturer in Art History for a one-year renewable appointment beginning in Fall 2019. This is a full-time position with benefits; salary commensurate with experience.

    Position Responsibilities: The teaching load is 3:3. Courses include global art history survey courses, art appreciation, and/or online versions of these courses. Departmental service is expected.

    Minimum Qualifications
    The position is open to candidates with expertise in any area of art history and with the ability to teach (and/or documented expertise) in at least one non-western area. PhD in Art History in hand by August 16, 2019 is desired, but ABD candidates will be considered

    Desired Qualifications
    Candidates with significant teaching experience at the college/ university level and teaching online courses are highly desired.

    Special Instructions to Applicants
    Application materials will be submitted through Auburn University’s employment site:

    Please submit the following:
    - Letter of application addressing professional qualifications as they relate to the position
    - Curriculum Vitae
    - Statement of teaching philosophy
    - Transcript of highest degree
    - Two sample syllabi for undergraduate art history courses (at least one should represent an introductory-level Art History course with a global component or focused on a non-western area)
    - Contact information for two reference letters from individuals who can speak to the candidate’s teaching abilities
    - Optional: Other evidence of excellent teaching ability (student evaluations, peer- reviews of teaching, scholarship on teaching and pedagogy, etc.)

    Review of applications will begin March 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Following the initial screening of applications, short-listed candidates will be scheduled for preliminary interviews via video conference.
    Final appointment is contingent upon funding.

    Additional Information: The Department of Art & Art History currently offers two degrees in studio art (B.A. and B.F.A), a minor in studio art, a B.A. degree in Art with a formal option in Art History, and a minor in art history. The Department is a charter member of NASAD and is the oldest fully-accredited art department in the Southeast. It is housed in historic Biggin Hall with north-light studio classrooms and a 3-D Arts Building. The department includes an 800 sq. ft. exhibitions gallery. Students and faculty regularly visit and collaborate with the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, which contains an impressive permanent collection of European and American fine and decorative arts, and hosts a roster of first-rate exhibitions, lectures, films, and special events. The Department values inclusive approaches in teaching and research, and encourages public outreach in accordance with the land-grant mission of Auburn University. For more details, visit the department website at:

    Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier public land-grant institutions. In 2019, it was ranked 52nd among public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Auburn maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctor’s degrees in agriculture and engineering, the professions, and the arts and sciences. Its 2018 enrollment of 30,440 students includes 24,628 undergraduates and 5,812 graduate and professional students. Organized into twelve academic colleges and schools, Auburn’s 1,450 faculty members offer more than 200 educational programs. The University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, its positive work environment, its student engagement, and its beautiful campus.

    Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer
  •  Contact information:
  • Auburn University Main Campus
  • Auburn, AL 36849
  • United States
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