Limited-Term Faculty Position in Art History with a Specialization in Early Modern (Renaissance and Baroque) Art, Georgia State University (Atlanta, GA)
Friday, May 26, 2017 12:33 PM

Georgia State University’s College of the Arts is a new academic unit that will focus on education in arts and related media, promote creativity and respond to the changing needs of artists, on- and off-campus. The college, which will open in July 2017, will include the School of Music, the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design, Film, MEDIA and Theatre, the Center for Collaborative and International Arts (CENCIA) and the Center for Educational Partnerships from the School of Music. These units are currently part of the university’s College of Arts and Sciences.

The Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design at Georgia State University seeks applicants for one limited-term faculty position in Art History with a specialization in Early Modern (Renaissance and Baroque) Art to begin August 2017. We seek exceptional artists and educators who will join our team of vibrant, creative professionals that includes 30+ full-time faculty in art, design, and art history serving over 1000 art & design majors across nine separate disciplines. The Limited Term faculty member will teach mixed-level undergraduate/graduate courses, and possibly a graduate-level seminar. Emphasis will be on Early Modern (Renaissance and Baroque) Art, although one or two courses may be in areas of Art History outside of this. Teaching Load will be 3 courses in Fall 2017 and 3 courses in Spring 2018. Applicants must possess a PhD at the time of appointment or at least be of ABD standing. Evidence of teaching effectiveness is highly desirable. This Limited Term faculty position is benefits-eligible. 

Applicants should send a cover letter, CV or resumé, teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and names and contact information for 3 references.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Send application materials in a single PDF to wsadrecruiting@gsu.edu with the Subject Line: Art History Visiting Lecturer Search. 

Limited-Term faculty positions are defined as faculty positions of one academic year duration. Appointments may be renewable for up to two years of full-time employment and include benefits. Positions are contingent upon budgetary approval and may offer the possibility of Summer 2018 employment with benefits. An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification. Georgia State University is a Research University of the University System of Georgia and an EEO/AAA institution that values the diversity of its faculty, staff and student body.