Job Opportunities

Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History (African and/or African Diaspora Art)

The Department of Art and Art History at William & Mary invites applications for a one year, non-tenure-track visiting position that will begin August 10, 2020. We seek an individual with expertise in the history of African and/or African Diaspora Art (region and historical period open). The successful applicant will be expected to be an effective teacher and will have a [3-3] teaching load with small lecture classes of 25-40 students and seminars of 15.

Required: A Master’s degree with ABD status is required.

Preferred: A Ph.D. in Art History or closely related field preferred at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2020).  

Applicants must apply online at Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter including statement of research and teaching interests, and course descriptions (or syllabi if available). You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions on how to submit a letter of reference.

For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, March 30. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed and the position will remain open until filled.

Information on the degree programs in the Department of Art & Art History may be found at

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. William & Mary conducts background checks on applicants for employment.