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Full-Time Tenure-Track Faculty: Art History

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Type: Full-time
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Categories: Faculty



The Department of Visual and Performing Arts invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Art History beginning August 2019. The department is seeking a dynamic, energetic teacher who will thrive in the interdisciplinary environment of the department and a committed scholar who will be able to contribute to the development of the expanding art history program. 

In addition to serving the core curriculum, the department currently offers a minor in art history. Preference will be given to candidates that are able to teach a wide range of courses that would satisfy students’ fine arts requirement within the core curriculum.

About the College:

The breadth of programs offered in the College of Arts and Sciences provides the traditional strengths of a liberal arts education, with a focus on cultivating the intellectual and practical skills that students need for their personal and professional lives. The College of Arts and Sciences offers undergraduate majors in behavioral neuroscience, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, criminal justice, economics, English, game design and development, gerontology, history, independent majors, interdisciplinary studies, law in society, mathematics, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, Spanish language and literature, and theater.

In addition, the College of Arts and Sciences offers 31 undergraduate minors, a MS in Molecular and Cell Biology and the additional accelerated undergraduate/graduate programs: 3+1 and 4+1 BS/MS programs in Molecular and Cell Biology, 3+3 BA or BS/JD degree, 3+1 BA in Theater/MBA, and 3+2 BA or BS/MSW. Students can also complete a 5-year BA/BS and MA in Teaching in the following secondary education fields: Biology, English, History, Math and Spanish.

About Quinnipiac:

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit


  • Teaching load is 3 courses per semester, including introductory survey courses and upper-level undergraduate art history courses.
  • Maintain an active research agenda
  • Maintain a commitment to teaching and service in the form of advising, administration and committee participation
  • Maintain an open, collaborative approach
  • Demonstrate a willingness to work across areas of the department, the college and the university

Education Requirements:

  • PhD in hand at the time of application is required


  • Experience in curriculum development
  • Enthusiastic commitment to teaching excellence 
  • Experience teaching at the university level
  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.


Applications must be submitted electronically and include:

  • A letter of application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • 3 letters of recommendation

For full consideration, applications should be received by January 1, 2019. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the College Art Association annual meeting in New York. Questions regarding the position should be addressed to George Sprengelmeyer at

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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