Job Opening – Assistant/Associate Professor of Art History (03/2012)

2012 March 1

Anderson University
Anderson, South Carolina

Anderson University and the College of Visual and Performing Arts invite applications for the full-time position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Art History. Position to begin August 2012 and is tenure-track. Successful candidate must be a generalist in Art History and capable of teaching a broad range of courses. Anderson University is a comprehensive, liberal arts institution affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Candidates with a strong Christian value system and lifestyle and a commitment to the integration of faith and discipline are encouraged to apply. Visit us at: for additional information on Anderson University and at: for the Department of Art.

Nine-month contract responsibilities include a teaching load of four lecture courses each in the fall and spring terms, including all levels of Art History (Survey 1, Survey 2, Modern Art, Contemporary Art, and a rotating course in Non-western Art or the candidate’s area of specialty); student advising; and participation in duties related to the University’s shared governance structure. Experience with the delivery of online courses is desirable.

The Art Department at Anderson University is NASAD accredited and offers a vigorous BA experience for approximately 175 majors in 4 concentrations: Art Education, Ceramics, Graphic Design, and Painting/Drawing, as well as a Minor in Art History. We are seeking a collaborative colleague to participate in a dynamic Art Major, which has experienced 75% enrollment growth in the past 5 years.

Successful candidate should possess a Ph.D. in Art History with a minimum of 2 years of teaching experience above the TA level preferred; ABD will be considered. Rank and salary are contingent upon qualifications and experience.

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, 3 samples of professional writing or publications and 2 samples of student writing (if available), and a completed Anderson University employment application, which can be downloaded from to:

Dr. Jo Carol Mitchell-Rogers, Art History Search Committee Chair
The College of Visual and Performing Arts
Anderson University
316 Boulevard
Anderson, SC 29621

Inquiries may be sent by email to:

Anderson University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity within its faculty, staff, and students.

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