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Visiting Assistant Professor, Studio Art, Painting and Drawing
Colgate University

Date Posted Jan. 22, 2020
Title Visiting Assistant Professor, Studio Art, Painting and Drawing
University Colgate University
Hamilton, NY, United States
Department Art and Art History
Application Deadline Feb. 11, 2020
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Art - Painting/Drawing
    Fine Arts - General

The Department of Art and Art History at Colgate University welcomes applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor in Painting and Drawing, beginning fall semester 2020; ability to teach printmaking a plus. The successful candidate will teach courses in painting and drawing that introduce the mediums within a curriculum that integrates contemporary as well as foundational discourses and practices. Applicants should be prepared to teach beginning and advanced courses in Painting and Drawing, as well as an introductory studio course spanning theory and practice across artistic media. The Visiting Assistant Professor in Painting and Drawing may also advise senior studio art theses. Completion of the MFA is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The teaching load is 5 courses over the year.

Application Procedure: Letter of application, CV, three current letters of recommendation, examples of recent work and examples of students’ work may be submitted through 15886. Examples of recent work and students’ work (from the college level or from other teaching opportunities) can be submitted following the directions supplied at Academic Jobs Online or via an included URL. Potential studio art project prompts will also be considered if student work is unavailable. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their application how their teaching and scholarship would support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin February 11, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at

Colgate University is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Department of Art and Art History can be found here.

  • It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Contact Information

  • DeWitt Godfrey
    Art and Art History
    Colgate University
    13 Oak Drive
    Hamilton, NY 13346
  • 315-228-7633
  • 315-228-7787


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