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Spring 2018: Visiting Asst Professor in Medieval and/or Renaissance/Baroque Art History, Alfred Univ

Tuesday, August 29, 2017   (0 Comments)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History, Spring semester 2018: Medieval and/or Renaissance and Baroque Art

The School of Art and Design, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University is seeking an art historian for a full-time, visiting faculty position in Medieval and/or Renaissance and Baroque art for the Spring semester of 2018. Applications are invited from historians with primary expertise in the area of Medieval or Renaissance and Baroque art and the ability to teach introductory and intermediate courses in these areas. Interest in material culture is welcome.

Teaching responsibilities include a freshman-level, half-semester course in Medieval and/or Renaissance and Baroque art (taught twice), and two upper-division courses in areas of expertise. With few exceptions, Art History courses are open to all undergraduate students at Alfred University and primarily serve students majoring in studio art (BFA), art history and theory (BS), interdisciplinary art (BA), and graduate students (MFA). The Art History curriculum is an integral part of the program at the School of Art and Design. The Division of Art History is one of six divisions in a comprehensive art school with a very active faculty and prolific student body who access renowned facilities for artistic and scholarly research.

Qualifications Required: PhD or ABD in Art History or related field. Teaching experience is preferred. Appointment begins in January 2018.

Alfred University
The School of Art and Design at Alfred University is an accredited member of NASAD, with 33 full-time faculty serving approximately 450 students. The School is unique among institutions of higher education with an open curriculum, allowing a robust and diverse experience in studio art, design, and art history courses. Students and faculty alike thrive in an intensive and supportive learning environment. School of Art and Design students are fully integrated into Alfred University’s community of 1,800 students.

The New York State College of Ceramics (NYSCC) includes the School of Art and Design, the Inamori School of Engineering, and Scholes Library. The NYSCC was established in 1900 to advance research in art, design, and engineering. That intellectual and creative legacy exists in all of the areas of study in the School of Art and Design. Alfred University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Application Process
Email your letter of interest, CV, sample syllabi, teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references (address, phone number, and email) as one PDF document to Review of applications will begin September 30, 2017. The position is open until filled. For more information, contact

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