Assistant Professor of Art and Art History (Renaissance and Baroque) - Tenure Track

The College of Wooster invites applications for a tenure-track position in Renaissance and Baroque art history at the rank of assistant professor, to begin August 2017. Teaching profile includes introduction to art history (Renaissance to modern), separate courses in Italian and Northern Renaissance art, a course in Baroque art and architecture (northern and southern Europe), a seminar in methods for art history majors (in rotation with other faculty), and special topics seminars in area(s) of expertise. Candidates should demonstrate ability to incorporate global perspectives and to teach in a sub-specialty (Islamic, East Asian, Latin American, etc.) to expand course offerings and cross-disciplinary studies at Wooster.

The successful candidate should have interdisciplinary background and interests to contribute as well to the College’s First-Year Seminar program, and to other interdepartmental programs, such as Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Regular supervision of Independent Study research projects (a yearlong capstone experience required of all seniors) is also required. Applicants should have Ph.D. by time of appointment; teaching experience at college level preferred.

We are especially interested in candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student communities. The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (19% domestic students of color and 10% international students); applicants should have experience with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you incorporate issues of diversity in your teaching, scholarship, and/or service.

Please submit letter of application, current CV, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, course syllabi (taught or proposed), statement on contributions to diversity in the classroom and/or curriculum, summary of research plans, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation to Interfolio. Review of applications begins November 30.

Questions regarding the search may be addressed to Prof. John Siewert, Search Committee Chair, Dept. of Art & Art History, The College of Wooster.

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Posted September 22, 2016

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