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Adjunct Instructor - Art History
Simmons University

Date Posted Mar. 29, 2019
Title Adjunct Instructor - Art History
University Simmons University
Boston, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters
  • Adjunct/Clinical Professor
  • Art History

Adjunct positions in Art History, Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters

Application deadline: Applications will remain open until the positions are filled.

The Department of Art and Music in the Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts and Humanities at Simmons University invites applications from experienced art history professors to teach a variety of courses during the next academic year. Applicants are encouraged to note if they are qualified to teach in more than one of the areas listed.

  • Courses for fall 2019: Western survey I (Egypt to Renaissance), Introduction to Islamic art
  • Courses for Spring 2020: History of Photography, Impressionism, Women, Art and the Italian Renaissance, Museum-based Global Art (for art minors and non-majors)

  • PhD or ABD in Art History required
  • Professor of record on minimum of 5 courses
  • Experience teaching non-art majors in liberal arts setting
  • Experience in object-based teaching

Application Materials:
  • Letter of interest
  • CV
  • List of courses taught, including course names, numbers, dates & institutions
  • Syllabus for previous course in topic for which you are applying, or closely related area
  • Contact information for 2 references for teaching experience

Apply to:
  • Margaret A. Hanni, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Art and Music
  • NOTE: Please do not use the quick apply option on the website. It will only accept one document, so you won't be able to upload all the necessary materials. Instead, proceed to page 2 and follow the prompts.
  • If you experience any difficulty in submitting your application, please contact

Instructions to Applicants: Please upload all applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter, writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the "Resume/CV" box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).

Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual's community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices-at all levels, for all positions-ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.

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Located in Bostons historic Fenway area, Simmons College is a small, private, non-sectarian College which has educated students for enriching careers and purposeful lives since 1899. Working at Simmons means joining a collaborative, diverse and mission-driven community of educators and professionals.

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