Limited Term Position for Assistant Professor of Art History.
Elon University seeks a Limited Term Assistant Professor of Art History for a one-year position starting August 2021. Requirements: PhD or ABD in art history, visual culture, or archaeology, a record of professional presentations, and teaching experience at the college level. Teaching responsibilities will be six (6) courses for the year, including two sections of our introductory thematic course ARH 210: Art History of the Ancient World and an upper-level course in the candidate’s research area and may include other introductory thematic courses (ARH 211 and/or 212), courses in museum/curatorial studies, and/or art history’s methodologies. The successful candidate should be eager to work within Elon's relationship-rich and engaged learning pedagogies in an innovative art history program that emphasizes critical reading, discussion, and problem-solving rather than lecture and memorization. Elon University is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment; candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of people, and who can contribute to a climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in their cover letter. Send cover letter, CV, evidence of effective teaching, and contact information for three references to Charles Irons, chair of the Department of History and Geography at email@example.com. Applications must be received by May 3, 2021 to be assured of consideration. Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants. To learn more about Art History at Elon, please visithttps://www.elon.edu/u/academics/arts-and-sciences/history-geography/art-history/.
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About Elon University
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered environment for experiential learning, with an emphasis on strong personal relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon students are ambitious, curious and compassionate, inspired to be big thinkers and creative problem-solvers.
Elon’s rigorous curriculum is grounded in the arts and sciences and complemented by nationally accredited professional programs. The 446 full-time faculty members teach in more than 60 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 79 percent ranks in the top six percent in the nation.
Elon’s 6,277 undergraduate and 811 graduate students come from 48 states and 47 other countries. About 24 percent are from North Carolina, with strong enrollment numbers from the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and other states across the country.
Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a #2 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and #11 for innovation. Elon is the only university in the nation recognized by U.S. News for excellence in all eight academic programs “Focused on Stud...ent Success.” Included are #1 rankings for study abroad and learning communities and #2 rankings for first-year experiences and service learning.
Global engagement is central to Elon’s experience and 78 percent of students have at least one international study experience, often combined with internships, research or service. Elon is among the nation’s top universities for producing Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. In addition, Elon’s Study USA program includes opportunities to study in Los Angeles, New York City, Washington, D.C., Hawaii, Alaska and other locations.
The university includes Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law, which is located on a campus in downtown Greensboro, N.C.