Assistant Professor, Department of Fine Arts, Saint Anselm College
The Department of Fine Arts at Saint Anselm College, a Roman Catholic undergraduate liberal arts college in the Benedictine tradition in Manchester, NH, invites applications for a one–to–three–year term faculty position in Modern and Contemporary Art History to begin August 2020. The Department is multidisciplinary, comprised of Art History, Studio Art, and Music. We seek a dynamic teacher-scholar who will complement the expertise of our faculty and expand our current curriculum to incorporate broader global and inclusive perspectives.
The successful candidate will teach a 3-3 load, including sharing the art history survey, courses in European and American Modern Art, global Contemporary Art, and courses within the candidate’s area of specialization. Applications from candidates with expertise in the History of Design or Global/Non-Western or transcultural fields are especially welcome. The candidate will also teach Conversatio, a multidisciplinary first-year course providing every Saint Anselm student a shared learning experience in the liberal arts. Finally, the candidate will assist the department in its administration, development, and growth.
Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi and teaching evaluations, a writing sample (dissertation chapter or scholarly essay), and academic transcripts to the attention of Dr. Katherine Bentz, Department Chair, Fine Arts, via the college website at www.anselm.edu/hr. Three letters of recommendation will be required of finalists. Review of applications will begin on October 25, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
Requirements: A Ph.D. in Art History is required (degree in hand by September 2020). Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching in a liberal arts environment at the undergraduate level, as well as scholarly research.
Required Experience: At least one year of college-level teaching (instructor of record) is required.
Successful candidates will be able to assist the college to further its strategic goals for institution-wide diversity and inclusiveness.
Founded in 1889, Saint Anselm College is a Catholic, liberal arts college in the Benedictine tradition. The community includes approximately 2,000 students, 150 full-time faculty members and 380 full-time staff in addition to the monks of Saint Anselm Abbey.