Art - Tenure-track Assistant Professor (American Art)

Art - Tenure-track Assistant Professor (American Art)
Date:  11/13/2012
Colby College Department of Art invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor, beginning September 1, 2013, in the history of American art of all periods. We welcome applicants with scholarly and teaching interest in one or more of the following areas: African-American art, Native-American art, Asian-American art, Latino-American art, or Diaspora Studies. Candidates with Ph.D. in hand and with at least two years of college-level teaching experience preferred.

The successful candidate would develop a body of courses ranging from individual and collaborative surveys to topical courses and seminars based on his or her research interests. Ideal candidates would enrich the college's interdisciplinary networks and engage with the Colby College Museum of Art.

Please submit the following items electronically to
  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • three letters of recommendation
  • statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and
  • representative sample of current scholarship, e.g., reprints of recently published work
Review of applications will begin on Dec. 7; interviews will be conducted at the College Art Association annual meeting in New York City in mid-February.
Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate in its educational programs or employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or military or veteran’s status. Colby is an equal opportunity employer and operates in accordance with federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college.

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