Part-time Hiring | Full-time Hiring
If you are interested in teaching in the Department of Fine Arts and Art History on a part-time basis, please submit the following:
- cover letter, including courses you are qualified to teach (complete list of courses in the GW Bulletin)
- fine arts: CD of your work or link to web-site and if available a selection of student work from courses you have taught in the past
- you are welcome to include course proposals for special topics courses (fine arts) or undergraduate and/or graduate seminars (art history)
Position: Assistant Professor of Art History
The George Washington University Department of Fine Arts and Art History invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Art History, specializing in Medieval Art and Architecture. The appointment begins August 1, 2013.
Basic Qualifications: PhD in Art History or related field; specialization in Medieval Art and Architecture (areas of expertise may include Early Christian, Byzantine, Romanesque, Gothic, or Islamic); one year of teaching experience, either as instructor of record or teaching assistant.
Requirements: The department seeks innovative candidates whose teaching and scholarship further trans-global and intercultural exchange. Fine arts and art history faculty engage with the diverse museum and arts community of the D.C./Baltimore area and collaborate with their colleagues. The successful applicant will participate in interdisciplinary research with other departments through the Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute at GWU.
Undergraduate teaching responsibilities will include the team-taught introductory survey, upper-level lecture courses, and junior-senior seminars. Graduate courses will include advanced seminars in selected areas of research as well as the Historiography foundation seminar on a rotating basis.
The successful applicant will serve on Departmental, College, and University committees and will actively participate in national and international organizations in the field. Departmental service will include advising at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, supervising undergraduate honors theses, and reviewing qualifying papers for Masters candidates.
Application Procedure: Applicants must apply online at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/11522/.
Applications require a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research methodology, and up to three samples of research (dissertation, articles, reviews, books, catalogues). We also welcome sample syllabi (please differentiate between prospective courses and courses that have been taught).
All applicants must have three letters of recommendation mailed to: Art History Search Committee, The George Washington University, Smith Hall of Art, 801 22nd Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20052
Any printed materials other than letters of recommendation sent directly to the department will not be reviewed. All other materials must be submitted through the online application portal.
Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Preliminary interviews will take place Thursday through Saturday, February 14-16, 2013 at the CAA conference in New York. The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.