Job TitleFull Time Assistant/Associate Professor: Art History or Visual Culture
Position TypeFull Time
Job Category Faculty
Salary Range $ $45,000-$65,000
Location Beverly, MA US
Deadline January 24, 2022
Contact Name Christin Bouranis
Phone US +1 (978) 921-4242
To apply for this job please visit http://www.montserrat.edu.
Position Title: Full Time Assistant/Associate Professor: Art History or Visual Culture
Start Date: August 1, 2022
Department: Liberal Arts
Montserrat College of Art, established in 1970, is an independent institution of art, providing an individualized education focused on maximizing the professional and personal success of each student. Structured around experiential learning, studio practice, liberal arts, and professional preparation, the mission of the college ensures that its graduates leave equipped with the competence, confidence, and habits of mind to build lives of creative enterprise and community engagement.
Montserrat College of Art is a non-profit, Massachusetts art school, accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design and by the New England Commission of Higher Education.
The Liberal Arts division of Montserrat College of Art is seeking a full-time faculty member in the field of art history or visual culture. Responsibilities will begin August 1, 2022.
Major Functional Areas and Description of Duties:
The art history offerings at Montserrat College of Art are part of a studio-centered curriculum that also includes art history and curatorial studies minors, as well as an art education program. The three/three teaching load will include courses from our two-semester survey as well as electives in the candidate’s area of specialization. Candidates should be able to develop and teach courses in at least one of the following areas: non-Western art; LGBTQ+ history and culture; and visual culture as it relates to the college’s concentrations in illustration, animation and interactive media, photography and video, and graphic design.
Our students are artists, and their work reflects and critiques our society and culture. Therefore, the Division’s goals are to offer a strong foundation in the liberal arts, and to encourage critical thinking, create engaged learners, and give students a base from which to understand the world around them.
In addition to classroom teaching, all faculty are expected to actively participate in college and departmental meetings and projects, curriculum development, committee work, and student academic advising. Liberal Arts faculty members may also be invited to serve as senior project advisors or serve on student review panels.
All faculty are expected to maintain a robust professional practice as a scholar, artist, designer, and/or researcher that contributes to the educational mission of the college and its programming.
The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in working with art students, and be willing to teach broad, introductory courses as well as topic-specific electives.
A minimum of two years of classroom experience is required. Significant team leadership is essential. Candidates must have a Ph. D., or be ABD. Candidates should be professionally active in their chosen field, and enthusiastic about working with undergraduate artists.
Application Materials Required:
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Teaching Philosophy, which includes how the applicant will approach teaching at an art college
- Sample Syllabus for an entry level course, and one for an elective in the candidate’s area of expertise
- Names and contact information for three references (which will not be contacted without the candidate’s knowledge or permission)
All members of the community are expected to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption in place for medical or religious reasons. For more information regarding the College’s vaccine requirements and exceptions please refer to our webpage https://www.montserrat.edu/covid-19-vaccine-policy.
Montserrat College of Art does not offer visa sponsorship.
Montserrat College of Art is committed to creating an environment of talented and diverse faculty and staff members. Montserrat is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to diversify its workforce as a key initiative in our strategic plan. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.