Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art
Lafayette College – Easton, PA
The Art Department at Lafayette College invites applications for a three semester, full-time visiting assistant professorship in art history (3/3 teaching load) beginning spring 2024. A search for a tenure-track position will follow in fall 2024. We seek an applicant who specializes in Modern and Contemporary Art with an additional specialty in Architectural History. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the second half of our introductory survey (Renaissance through Modern), courses in Modern and Contemporary Art and Architecture. We strongly encourage applications from candidates with prior teaching experience who demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity, curricular development, pedagogical innovation, and use of technology. The Ph.D. in Art History, Architectural History, or related field is required by the start of the appointment.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample syllabus, and three confidential letters of recommendation through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/132573. The cover letter should address how the applicant’s teaching and scholarship will support Lafayette College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement (https://provost.lafayette.edu/policies-and-procedures/diversity-and-inclusiveness-statement/). Applications are only accepted online. Complete applications received by October 15th will be given preferred consideration. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries can be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Karina Aguilera Skvirsky (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Located within 70 miles of New York City and Philadelphia, Lafayette College is a highly selective undergraduate institution with significant resources to support faculty members in their teaching and scholarship. Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share in the responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. All Lafayette operations reflect the College’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion (DEAI) initiatives, and Lafayette welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.