Job Opening – Lecturer – Art History, Art+Design (08/2012)

2012 August 7

Columbia College Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Columbia College Chicago is an urban institution of over 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students emphasizing arts, media, and communications in a liberal arts setting.

The Department of Art and Design is seeking applications for a full-time Lecturer in Art History.

The Art + Design Department has approximately 1500 majors, 30 full time faculty, over 150 adjunct faculty, and 35 staff. The Department offers a BFA in Advertising Art, Graphic Design, Illustration, Fine Art, Interior Architecture, Product Design and a BA in Art + Design and Art History.

The Art + Design Department of Columbia College Chicago invites applications for a one year, full-time lecturer position beginning August 20, 2012 with the possibility of renewal through 2014. We seek a scholar with research and teaching experience, trained in the histories of global art and cultural history, preferably with a primary research area focused on African, Asian, Islamic, or Latin American culture.

Duties & Responsibilities

The selected candidate will be expected to teach art history survey courses as well as more focused thematic courses in the areas of specialization. Teaching load is three courses per semester with expectation of department service, including advising, coordinating multi-sectional art history survey, and curriculum building.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. preferred, ABD considered.

How to Apply

To view the complete application and apply, please visit: (Job ID 100397).

Effective immediately, applications are being considered. Review will continue until the position is filled. Only applications submitted through will be considered.

To begin the online application, please upload ONE document that combines your Letter of Interest and CV; do not upload each document separately. The title of your document should be less than 60 characters and saved as a word.doc, word.dox, or PDF only.

Please upload the following as PDF documents in the Attachment section of the application:

  • Two sample global art history course syllabi
  • A representative scholarly publication (sample dissertation chapter with abstract for A.B.D. candidates)

Complete the online application including adding the names and contact information for three professional references at the References section. You will receive an email confirmation once you have successfully submitted your application.

Visit for application guidelines. If you experience technical difficulties please email No phone calls or hard copy materials please.

Columbia College Chicago encourages qualified female, LGBTQ, disabled, and minority individuals to apply for all positions.

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