Visiting Assistant Professor – Art Department, Colorado College

This posting is for a one-year, non-tenure-track teaching position in the Department of Art.

Visiting Assistant Professor in Art History / Museum Studies

The Department of Art at Colorado College invites applications for a one-year non tenure-track position in art history and museum studies beginning August 22, 2023. Visiting Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) qualifications preferred; Instructor (ABD) possible. Prior teaching experience required. We are looking for an art historian with training and experience in teaching in both art history and museum studies to join a dynamic Art department. Research and teaching interests are open broadly within the fields of art history, with particular interest in global Early modern art history or other area that complements the current offerings/strengths of the department. There will be opportunities to collaborate with the Museum Studies programs at Colorado College, as well as innovative teaching engagements at the Fine Arts Center at Colorado College. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research and teaching, to the diverse perspectives of our academic community.

Colorado College is a highly selective private liberal arts college with a history of innovative, intensive, and interdisciplinary teaching. We operate on a unique academic calendar. The academic year is divided into eight three-and-one-half week “Blocks”; that is, students take and instructors teach only one Block at a time. See our website for further information on our teaching program: The position includes six blocks of teaching, including four blocks of art history and two in museum studies. For this one-year appointment, Colorado College offers benefits as well as support for research projects and teaching and professional development.

Colorado College actively promotes a dynamic and inclusive environment in which students and employees of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives can learn and work. We are committed to becoming an anti-racist institution in all of our policies, practices, and pedagogies. Applicants should describe the ways in which they can contribute to these goals.

Minimum qualifications: MA and PhD candidacy (ABD) in art history and/or museum studies

Preferred qualifications: PhD in art history and/or museum studies

The position is open until filled; priority will be given to applications received by March 1st. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and contact information for three references. After the application has been submitted, references will receive a separate email with instructions to upload their letter of recommendation. Link to the submission portal is here:

Letters might include a proposal or idea for a course based on the candidate’s research interests, appropriate to undergraduates. Please contact Art department chair Rebecca Tucker ( with questions.

Colorado College is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, caste, gender, age, religion, gender identity or expression, disability, or sexual orientation in our educational programs and activities or our employment practices.

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