DePauw University: Art and Art History
Location: Greencastle, Indiana
Open Date: Oct 24, 2018
DescriptionThe Department of Art and Art History at DePauw University invites applications for a tenure-track Americanist position with a focus on African American/African Diaspora and/or Latinx visual art and culture, beginning August 2019. Applicants with a PhD (or ABD) in art history, visual studies, American studies, African American studies, Latinx studies, diaspora/transnational studies, critical race theory, or other related areas that address issues of power, equity, and de/colonization are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will join the department, in partnership with our accredited gallery program, in our ongoing commitment to shifting the discourse of art history to be responsive to a diverse student body and global society.
Teaching responsibilities include a survey of art in the United States, upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, and contributions to a museum studies minor focused on the politics and ethics of collection and display. A commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts setting and evidence of effective and inclusive pedagogy are essential. The successful candidate will also be expected to collaborate with intersecting disciplines such Africana Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, or the independent major in Urban Studies. The position includes a six-course teaching assignment (3/3), employment benefits, faculty development funding, presentation opportunities, and mentoring.
DePauw University is a leading, nationally recognized, liberal arts college dedicated to educating 2,100 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe. Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation’s first Schools of Music. For more than 175 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success. Located in Greencastle, Indiana, about a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis, DePauw is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association, a consortium affording excellent opportunities for faculty development and collaboration.
Select interviews will be held at the College Art Association conference in New York, NY, February 13-16, 2019. If candidates are unable to attend the conference, other arrangements will be made. Applicants may direct questions to the Search Committee Chair, Meredith Brickell, Associate Professor of Art and Art History, firstname.lastname@example.org, 765-658-4336.
Application InstructionsCandidates should submit the following materials through Interfolio: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, three confidential letters of reference, statements of teaching goals and research, and a writing sample. Review of applications will begin November 16, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Select interviews will be held at the College Art Association conference in New York, NY, February 13-16, 2019. If candidates are unable to attend the conference, other arrangements will be made. Applicants may direct questions to the Search Committee Chair, Meredith Brickell, Associate Professor of Art and Art History, email@example.com, 765-658-4336.
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