Job Opening – Assistant Professor of Art (Art Historian/Generalist) (07/2012)
Terms of Employment: One year, full-time, non-tenure track appointment beginning August 2012.
Qualifications: Candidates should have a PhD (ABD may apply) and evidence of scholarly productivity.
Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching art survey courses, art theory and criticism, and others in area of specialization. The successful candidate will be expected to teach both upper and lower division art history courses. Candidates should be committed to undergraduate teaching and have an understanding of and appreciation for the liberal arts environment.
Department of Art: The art department is housed in the Lubbers Center for Visual Arts and consists of three full-time faculty, including art history, 2-D studio, and 3-D studio. The department is also home to the Mills Gallery and its director. Students may complete a major in art or a minor in art or art history.
To apply for this position please visit our website at: http://www.central.edu/jobseekers/. Review of applications will commence immediately. Please submit the following materials online (2MB is file size limit):
1. a letter of application relating your qualifications to the position and the college
2. an updated curriculum vita
3. copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts
4. a one-page statement of teaching philosophy
Three confidential letters of reference addressing the candidate’s qualifications and official transcripts can be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to: Mary E. M. Strey, Ph.D., Vice President for Academic Affairs & Dean of the Faculty, Central College, 812 University, Pella, Iowa 50219.
Central College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to creating a diverse community. Individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Central College is a residential liberal arts college dedicated to the education of 1600 undergraduate students. Guided by its ecumenical Christian tradition, the college community engages in vigorous, free, open inquiry in pursuit of academic excellence. Founded in 1853, the college is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America and NCAA Division III athletics. Central is a recognized leader in study abroad as a result of its international, residential programs. Central College is located in Pella, Iowa, a thriving community of 10,000 two minutes from the state’s largest lake and 40 minutes southwest of Des Moines. Please visit the college website at www.central.edu.