Lecturer (Adjunct) in Art History

Hartwick College
Oneonta, NY
Closing date
Aug 10, 2022

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Job Description
Hartwick College, a nationally ranked, selective liberal arts and sciences institution,
invites applications for multiple adjunct positions as an Adjunct Lecturer of Art History
for the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 Semesters. The successful candidates will have the
opportunity to teach introductory sections of Art History, and upper-level courses in
Global Art History. depending on their training and expertise. The opportunity to teach in
future semesters may be available.

Qualifications include ABD or Ph.D. in Art History. A.B.D. candidates are encouraged to
apply, as this is an opportunity to gain teaching experience with coaching and mentoring
by departmental faculty. The college teaches courses using face-to-face, online
distance learning, or in hybrid (online/distance learning and face-to-face mixed) formats,
and faculty are expected to offer instruction with comparable content and similar
assessments regardless of the modality of course delivery. In their cover letter,
applicants should specify their willingness to teach in face-to-face, online and/or hybrid
modalities and explain their experience with each. Applicants should be committed to
teaching excellence. All employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the start of employment.

An independent, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1,200 full-time undergraduates, Hartwick embraces the teacher-scholar model, with teaching excellence as the first priority, and seeks to recruit, retain and promote a diverse workforce. The College features a Liberal Arts in Practice general education curriculum and aspires to "be the best at melding liberal arts education with experiential learning."

Hartwick operates as a community of learners where there is a very real sense of belonging and connection. By joining Hartwick, you become part of a group of people who work together, share in our successes, and celebrate our accomplishments. All positions at Hartwick contribute to the education and development of students with the opportunity to see the impact on future leaders - what you do at Hartwick really matters.

Our beautiful 425-acre campus is located in the scenic Susquehanna River valley in Oneonta, New York-a charming town near the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Hartwick offers health benefits to domestic partners of employees, flexible scheduling, opportunities to engage in athletic and cultural events (concerts, exhibits, and lectures) and tuition benefits for eligible employees and their dependents. Hartwick College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression and is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to broadening "the understanding, awareness, and appreciation of diversity among all members of the Hartwick community." Women, minorities, and other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Hartwick College is committed to providing a safe and secure educational and employment environment. Employment at Hartwick College is therefore contingent upon a successful background check on every new employee. Candidates to whom an offer of employment is made will be required to sign a Release of Information Form authorizing the College to conduct a thorough background check.

Hartwick College is committed to a diverse candidate pool, values an inclusive workforce and workplace environment, and wishes to minimize or eliminate the impact of implicit bias during the search and hiring process.

All applicants are asked to submit the following materials with their online applications:
  • A cover letter;
  • A resume;
  • A Diversity Statement that addresses how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity will support Hartwick College's Diversity Statement (https://www.hartwick.edu/campus-life/intercultural-affairs/diversity-at-hartwick/); and
  • The names and contact information for three references, with annotation regarding how the reference is related to you and your work (at least one of your references must be from a current and/or previous supervisor).

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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