Assistant Professor of Art History and Visual Culture
The Art History and Visual Culture program at Denison University invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor position to teach a range of undergraduate classes (broad topics) of their choosing on the art and/or visual culture of the Global South or Americas, with a preferred Caribbean, African-American, Latin American, or African specialty. Candidates interested in critical issues such as power, diversity, and/or issues of migration both historically and in the present, are especially encouraged to apply. Courses can be cross-listed with Black Studies and/or Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Teaching load is five courses per year and includes introductory, intermediate and upper-level courses. 100-level courses enroll at 26 or less, and upper level or special courses enroll at 18 or less. PhD is preferred by the time of appointment but required by December 15 of the first year of employment. Two years of full or part-time teaching experience is preferred. Successful candidates are expected to be excellent teachers, to maintain a productive, ongoing research program, and to contribute actively to the continued growth of the department and the college. Denison University is an increasingly diverse, highly selective, residential liberal arts college committed to providing its students with a diverse range of perspectives, mentors, and role models. Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. For selected applicants, we are likely to conduct interviews at the CAA Meeting in New York in February 2019.
To be assured full consideration, candidates should visit https://employment.denison.edu and submit: a cover letter; curriculum vitae; teaching philosophy; research statement; and the names and contact information of three academic references, who the University will contact to submit letters of recommendation. In your cover letter, please address your potential to foster diverse perspectives among students, faculty, and the campus community.
Completed application materials submitted by January 2, 2019 will receive full consideration. Review of application materials will continue until the position is filled.
Denison University is an academically rigorous liberal arts college with an increasingly diverse campus community. It offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Denison is located in the village of Granville, 30 minutes from Columbus, Ohio, the state capital, which hosts a wide range of cultural and artistic opportunities. Granville also offers an excellent public school system and easy access to outdoor activities.
To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, family configuration, socio-economic background, national origin, age, or military status. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide: http://denison.edu/forms/diversity-guide. Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.