Whitman College, Art History & Visual Culture Studies
Assistant Professor of Art History & Visual Culture Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Washington, United States|
Whitman College’s Department of Art History and Visual Culture Studies (AHVCS) invites applications for a tenure-track position in the history of Asian Art and Visual Culture/Asian Studies, at the rank of assistant professor. Effective August 2014. Ph.D. required as well as facility in at least one Asian language. We seek an individual who is committed to teaching Asia broadly (geographically, historically, theoretically) and in dialogue with Western approaches to art history and visual culture. The successful candidate will teach five courses annually, including Introduction to Asian Studies, Introduction to Art History and Visual Culture Studies, and courses in Asian art and visual culture. Other responsibilities include advising majors and pre-majors, administering senior exams, overseeing senior theses, and teaching senior seminar in AHVCS (in rotation). The College provides a generous sabbatical leave program and professional development support for both research and teaching. All applications must include the following materials: letter of application as well as separate statements addressing the candidate’s teaching interests and scholarly/performance agenda; sample syllabi; writing sample; curriculum vitae; three letters of reference; graduate transcripts; and teaching evaluations or other evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction. The application should address the candidate’s interest in working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well as non-majors, at all levels of instruction. In addition, because Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning community, the applicant should explain how his or her pedagogy will serve to create and sustain an inclusive learning environment. To apply, go to https://whitmanhr.simplehire.com/, click “Faculty” and “Assistant Professor of Art History & Visual Culture Studies”. Deadline: January 10, 2014. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. For additional information about Whitman College and the Walla Walla area, see www.whitman.edu and www.wallawalla.org.
|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Visual Studies