Lecturer Position in Non Western Art History

Department of Art and Design

Department of Art and Design
Announcement of Lecturer Position in Non-Western Art History

The Department of Art and Design at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater invites applications for an Academic Staff Lecturer to teach a Non-Western Art History survey or intermediate level course in the discipline. The applicant's field of specialization is open, but should include a strong emphasis on non-European or non-western art.  Teaching responsibilities include one course in the Department of Art and Design beginning Spring, 2014.  An additional instructional assignment may be available in the interdisciplinary Core General Education course, World of the Arts.

Minimum qualifications include an MA in Art History or related disciplines. A terminal degree is preferred. Applicants should demonstrate the ability to examine art and visual culture from diverse cultural and methodological perspectives, including cross cultural and interdisciplinary contexts. Previous university-level teaching experience in discipline is required.

The College of Arts and Communication serves a diverse population of students and embraces the principles and practices of Inclusive Excellence that are reflected in the University of Wisconsin System’s commitment to diversity and educational opportunity. We actively seek candidates who possess the interest and ability to work with students from diverse socio-economic, educational, and ethnic backgrounds.

The position is a part time appointment. Salary is fixed.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is a comprehensive university in the well-respected University of Wisconsin system.  Established in 1868, the University has approximately 12,000 students enrolled in 50 undergraduate and 11 graduate degree programs.  We are committed to the development of the individual, the growth of personal and professional integrity and respect for diversity and global perspectives.  Our core values include:  Commitment to the pursuit of knowledge and understanding; Development of the Individual; Personal and Professional Integrity; Commitment to Serve; Commitment to develop a sense of community, respect for diversity, and global perspectives.  We strive to create and maintain a positive and inviting environment for multicultural students, students with disabilities, and nontraditional students.  See  http://www.uww.edu for more information.

The NASAD accredited Department of Art and Design offers programs in studio/fine art, art history, graphic design and media arts, serves approximately 500 majors and minors and offers B.A., B.S., B.S.E., and B.F.A. degrees. The Department of Art and Design is a part of the College of Arts and Communication and employs 20+ full and part-time faculty and is located in the Greenhill Center of the Arts, which also houses the Theatre/Dance and Music Departments and the Crossman Gallery (a 2,500 square-foot facility that presents professional, juried and student exhibitions). 

Those applying must submit a complete application, including the following:
•A letter of application
•Statement of teaching philosophy
•Evidence of teaching and curricular materials
•Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts*
•Curriculum Vitae
•Contact information for 3 references. Letters required for those invited to  interview.
•SASE (if you would like your application materials returned)
* Official transcripts will be required from individuals invited to interview.

Michael Flanagan, Chair, Art History Search Committee
Department of Art and Design, College of Arts and Communication
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 West Main St., CA 2070
Whitewater, WI 53190
Email: art@uww.edu

View the Department of Art and Design Website (academics.uww.edu/CAC/art), contact the Dept. via e-mail (art@uww.edu), by phone (262.472.1324), or visit the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s website (uww.edu) and http://www.uww.edu/employment/unclassified.html

Review of applications will begin on August 14, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

UW-Whitewater Department of Art and Design is dedicated to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages all qualified individuals to apply. Diversity is a mission of UW-Whitewater and is fully supported by the College of Arts and Communications. UW-Whitewater is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to the development of the individual, the growth of personal and professional integrity and respect for diversity and global perspectives. Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise. Names of finalists will be released.