Wake Forest University, Art Teacher-Scholar Postdoctoral Fellowship, Early Modern Art and Architecture

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Teacher-Scholar Postdoctoral Fellow—Early Modern Art and Architecture 

The Department of Art at Wake Forest University invites applications for a Teacher-Scholar Postdoctoral Fellow.  We seek a teacher-scholar who addresses art or architecture in the early modern period, from any cultural or geographical context(s). This position, which will begin on July 1, 2022, has an initial one-year appointment with a possible renewal for an additional year (dependent on the availability of funding).  Teacher-Scholar Postdoctoral Fellows teach two courses per semester.  Courses for Fall 2022 include an introductory survey Art 104: Topics in World Art (40 students) and Art 265: Art and Life in Renaissance Europe (28 students).  Courses for Spring 2023 will be determined by the candidate’s area(s) of specialization and curricular needs.  PhD required, although candidates who will be awarded a PhD by June 30, 2022 will be considered.

The successful hire will be joining a department committed to equity-focused teaching practices and diversity in the design of our curriculum.  We seek a scholar who will help us expand our geographic and methodological coverage and forge connections with other departments and programs on campus.

To apply for the position, send a cover letter with research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae that includes the names and contact information of three references, and a sample syllabus to Morna O’Neill, Chair of the Search Committee, at oneillme@wfu.edu. Review of applications will begin on Friday, May 20, 2022.

Wake Forest University is a private collegiate university in Winston-Salem, North Carolina with 5,400 undergraduates in the College of Arts and Sciences. The Art Department includes undergraduate programs in both art history and studio art, with 13 full-time faculty. View our web site at  http://www.wfu.edu/art/.  The Wake Forest Teacher-Scholar ideal values excellent teaching and student engagement while advancing the frontiers of knowledge. To learn more about the University, visit http://www.wfu.edu. Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse faculty, and to offer students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer.

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