Roanoke College — Assistant Professor of Art History

The Fine Arts Department at Roanoke College invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Art History in modern art in European and the Americas, with a research specialty in one of these areas. The successful candidate will teach the equivalent of 6 undergraduate courses each year, distributed between the major and the college’s general education program. Additionally, faculty teach an intensive learning May-term course every third year.

It is expected that the candidate will teach the Introductory Survey: Renaissance to Modern, period courses, and the senior seminar. General education courses may include a freshman writing seminar and an upper level humanities lecture-based or seminar class.

Roanoke College is a liberal arts institution focused on undergraduate learning. Faculty are expected to be committed to outstanding teaching and ongoing scholarly activity, as well as to participate in program, departmental, and college service in addition.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Art History by August 2017, teaching experience preferred (as teacher of record), demonstrated potential of scholarship

Materials: Cover Letter, C.V., teaching philosophy, brief statement of research agenda, and 3 current letters of reference. Application deadline: December 15, 2016. Candidates will be interviewed at CAA.

Applicants should apply online:

Roanoke College is a nationally ranked residential liberal arts college affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA), located in the beautiful Roanoke Valley of Virginia. A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Roanoke College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its faculty, staff, and students; women and members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Questions should be directed to: Katherine Shortridge, Chair of Fine Arts Department