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Lecturer in Art History

The University of Iowa
Merrifield, VA
Closing date
Mar 21, 2023
The University of Iowa's School of Art and Art History seeks applications for a lecturer in Art History. The appointment is for three years with the possibility of renewal and the position receives full benefits. We seek candidates capable of teaching courses to undergraduate and graduate students in African art as well as modern/contemporary art. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their teaching, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the School of Art and Art History as well as the larger campus community. The successful candidate will teach four courses each semester. These may include a large survey course in African art as well as one in modern/contemporary art, both supported by teaching assistants, and smaller introductory and upper-division courses. The successful candidate will have the option of creating courses that utilize the objects in the University of Iowa's Stanley Museum of Art which has one of the country's finest and most well-respected collections of African art, a significant collection of prints from the Renaissance to the current day, and an impressive collection of modern art that includes Mural, one of Jackson Pollock's most famous paintings.

Required qualifications: Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Art History or have degree in hand by start date and be able to teach sub-Saharan African art as well as modern and contemporary art. Successful university-level teaching experience is also required.

Desirable Qualifications: The ability to teach broadly in the field of African art as well as modern and contemporary art.

Submission: Candidates should submit applications online at . Search requisition #74736. Review of applications will begin on April 10, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies.

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