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Assistant Professor, Department of Fine Arts

at Saint Anselm College

Posted: 12/13/2018
Job Reference #: 1135
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20120949
Job Description

The Department of Fine Arts at Saint Anselm College, a Roman Catholic undergraduate liberal arts college in the Benedictine tradition in Manchester, NH, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Modern and Contemporary Art History to begin August 2019. The Department consists of five full-time faculty across three areas: Art History, Studio Art, and Music. We seek a dynamic teacher-scholar who will complement the expertise of our faculty and expand our current curriculum to incorporate a broader global perspective.

Teaching responsibilities will include the introductory art history survey, courses in European and American Modern Art, global Contemporary art, and new courses to be developed within the candidate’s area of specialization. Applications from candidates with secondary expertise in Global/Non-Western or transcultural art fields, or related Fine Arts disciplines are especially welcome. There are opportunities for collaboration within the College’s interdisciplinary programs, such as Asian Studies, Latin American Studies, and Gender Studies. The candidate will also teach Conversatio, a multidisciplinary first-year course providing every Saint Anselm student a shared learning experience in the Liberal Arts. Finally, the candidate will share in the administrative duties of the department and assist in its growth and development.

Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching experience, a one-page statement of research agenda, a writing sample (dissertation chapter or scholarly article), and academic transcripts to the attention of Dr. Katherine Bentz, Department Chair, Fine Arts, via the college website at www.anselm.edu/hr. Three letters of recommendation are required and should be submitted in PDF format via email directly to the Department at finearts@anselm.edu. Applications should be received by December 15, 2018 for full consideration.

Required Skills

A Ph.D. in Art History is required (degree in hand by September 2019). Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching in a liberal arts environment at the undergraduate level, as well as scholarly research.

Required Experience

At least one year of college-level teaching (instructor of record) is required.

Successful candidates will be able to assist the college to further its strategic goals for institution-wide diversity and inclusiveness.

Job Location
Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular