Job: Visiting Prof in Visual Culture

This is a good temporary gig that might apply to someone in dress studies. I considered it, but I cannot go that far away for just one semester.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History and Visual Culture
Whitman College, WA

The Department of Art History and Visual Culture Studies at Whitman College invites applications for a one-semester, visiting position, at the rank of assistant professor, beginning January 2010. We seek candidates with good knowledge of art historical methodologies and their application to broader aspects of visual culture. Ph.D. preferred. The teaching load will consist of three courses including “Introduction to Art History and Visual Culture Studies” and upper-level courses in the area of specialization. Whitman College wishes to reinforce its commitment to enhance diversity, broadly defined, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society. In their application, candidates should address their interest in working as teachers and scholars with undergraduates in a liberal arts environment that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction; how their cultural, experiential, and/or academic background contributes to diversity; and their interest in participating in the College’s general education offerings.

Materials should include a letter of application; curriculum vitae; a statement addressing the candidate’s teaching interests and scholarly agenda, three letters of reference; graduate transcripts; teaching evaluations or other evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction. Send materials to: AHVCS Search Committee, Olin Hall, Whitman College, Olin 345 Boyer Ave, Walla Walla, WA 99362.

Deadline: March 2, 2009.

Whitman College is a small, selective, liberal arts college dedicated to providing excellent educational opportunities for students. For additional information about Whitman College and the Walla Walla area.

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