Job Opening: Art History (Asia/Asian diaspora), Assistant or Associate Professor

Institution: Macalester College, Art and Art History
Location:   Minnesota, United States
Position:   Full Professor [sic] Assistant/Associate Professor, Art Historian

The Art and Art History Department at Macalester College seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in Art History with a specialty in Asian art and the ability to offer courses that connect the arts of Asia to other cultures and to the Asian diaspora. The successful candidate will contribute to the undergraduate curriculum and will teach introductory, intermediate, and upper-level courses in Asian art and outside of that area of specialization, including a range of topic oriented courses and the senior Art History Methodology Seminar. The Department welcomes candidates with contemporary approaches to the study of art history and visual culture. The art history program is integrated with a vigorous studio program in a liberal arts undergraduate college. Cross-listings with Asian Studies and other programs in the college are strongly encouraged. New art history facilities along with a superb Asian collection at the Minneapolis Institute of Art will provide additional opportunities for the enhancement of the art history curriculum and the mission of the college.

PhD and teaching experience required. For submission requirements, please follow application instructions online www.academicjobsonline.org. Questions regarding the application should be directed to Jill Gebhardt gebhardt@macalester.edu. We will continue to review applications until the position is filled, but to insure full consideration, application materials should be submitted no later than January 2, 2012.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of approximately three million people and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota.  Macalester’s diverse student body comprises over 1900 undergraduates from 49 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations. The College maintains a long-standing, mission-driven commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty and staff, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

Contact: Please follow application instructions online www.academicjobsonline.org. Questions regarding the application should be directed to Jill Gebhardt gebhardt@macalester.edu.

Website: http://www.macalester.edu/art/

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Paula lives in the vortex of graduate life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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