Limited Term / Assistant Professor of Art History.
Elon University seeks a Limited term Assistant Professor of Art History for a one-year sabbatical replacement starting August 2023. Requirements: PhD or ABD in art history or visual culture, a record of professional presentations, and teaching experience as the instructor of record at the college level. Teaching responsibilities will be six (6) courses for the year, including two sections of our introductory thematic course ARH 2120: Art History of the Modern World, one section of ARH 3200: Issues in Contemporary Art, and three (3) introductory and/or upper-level courses in the candidate’s research areas. These may include museum/curatorial studies courses or art history 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. Preference will be given to candidates whose area of expertise is either the Global South or Critical Race Art History. 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 letters. Send cover letter, CV, evidence of effective teaching, and contact information for three references to Rod Clare, chair of the Department of History and Geography at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications must be received by January 15, 2023 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.
Elon University has built a national reputation as a premier student-centered arts and sciences university that values strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a No. 1 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and No. 9 for innovation. Global engagement is central to Elon’s experience and the Institute of International Education has ranked the institution No. 1 in the nation for study abroad for 16 straight years.In addition, Elon is the only university in the nation ranked in the top-20 by U.S. News for excellence in all eight academic programs “Focused on Student Success.” Elon’s more than 7,000 students prepare to become the resilient, ambitious and ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe.