Adjunct Asst Professor of Art History Spring 2023/Fall 2023

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Regular Full-Time
Oxford College
Oxford College
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Oxford College
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable

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Located 36 miles east of Atlanta on the original campus of Emory College in Oxford, Georgia, Oxford College of Emory University invites applications for a one-year Adjunct Assistant Professor to teach art history with specialization in either the ancient Mediterranean world or global Modern and Contemporary art & architecture after 1900. The successful candidate will teach a 3/3 course load, including two foundational art history survey courses (Prehistory to the Renaissance; Renaissance to the Present) and additional courses in their area of expertise.  


Required: We seek a candidate who holds a PhD in Art History or related field by the time of appointment; a commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds; a demonstrated track record of excellence and innovation in teaching at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate will be committed to integrating their research into their courses. 


Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae via Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/114294

The cover letter should highlight your specific qualifications for the position, including a discussion of your past teaching experiences and philosophy, and your preparation to teach and mentor students in art history, including those from groups historically underrepresented in higher education. The review of applications will begin on October 31st, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. First-round interviews will be held via video conferencing. Inquiries may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Tasha Dobbin-Bennett, Associate Professor of Art History & Studio Art and Co-PI of the Mellon Grant for Humanities Pathways (tdobbin@emory.edu). 

Selected applicants will later be expected to provide the following: statement of teaching philosophy, scholarship statement, graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable), three letters of recommendation (at least one of which addresses the applicant's teaching), and evidence of teaching effectiveness. 


One of Emory University’s four schools partnering in undergraduate education, Oxford College provides 975 first- and second-year students of high academic profile an intensive liberal-arts program for the first two years of their Emory bachelor’s degree. We are interested in candidates with a commitment to working with a remarkably diverse student body in an inclusive learning community that values excellence in teaching and close student-faculty interaction. Applications from women and historically underrepresented minorities are particularly welcome. For more information about Oxford College and for a full listing of open positions, visit http://oxford.emory.edu/hiring.EEO/AA/Individuals with Disabilities/Veteran Employer. 

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