Job Opening – Assistant Professor of Art History (10/2012)

2012 October 25

Reed College
Portland, Oregon

The Art department at Reed College invites application for a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor in non-Western Art or Architecture (including modern and contemporary) starting in the Fall of 2013. Ph.D. or near completion required. The position entails teaching 1) advanced courses in area of specialization; 2) an introductory seminar on the methodologies of art history; 3) likely participation in an interdisciplinary Humanities course.  It will also entail advising senior theses in art history. Reed College is a small, highly selective undergraduate institution with a strong liberal arts curriculum and an emphasis on excellence in teaching and scholarship. Reed College is a community that values cultural and intellectual pluralism as essential to the excellence of our academic program. In your cover letter, please convey how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support the commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement (

Electronic applications are required and must be sent as PDF (preferred) or Word attachments. Send CV, letter describing teaching and scholarly interests, and three letters of reference to by December 2, 2012. If letters of reference must be sent in hard copy, please submit to Prof. Michele Matteini, Chair, Art History Search, c/o Karin Purdy, Reed College, 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland OR 97202. Any other search related questions should also be directed to Professor Matteini.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.

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