Assistant Professor/Lecturer or Teaching Specialist of Art History


University of Minnesota, Morris
600 East 4th Street
56267 Morris , MN
United States
45° 35' 23.0172" N, 95° 54' 10.7964" W
Minnesota US
Thursday, March 15, 2012


POSITION:      Assistant Professor/Lecturer or Teaching Specialist of Art History; full-time one-year temporary position (sabbatical replacement).


APPOINTMENT DATE:  August 13, 2012 – May 12, 2013


QUALIFICATIONS: We seek a specialist in Ancient or Medieval art history with an enthusiasm for teaching undergraduates in a residential, liberal arts setting. Teaching experience as well as familiarity with a liberal arts college environment preferred. Ph.D. in Art History by date of appointment preferred; ABD will be considered. Candidates holding the degree of Ph.D. will be appointed as assistant professor; ABDs will be appointed as teaching specialist.


OUR CAMPUS: The University of Minnesota, Morris is a residential public liberal arts college serving over 1900 students. One of five campuses of the University of Minnesota, UMM is located 160 miles west of Minneapolis in the rural community of Morris, MN.  The student body is talented, diverse, and engaged.  The Morris student body is one of the most ethnically diverse in the University of Minnesota system with 20% students of color (12% are American Indian students) and a growing international student population.


The college values diversity in its students, faculty, and staff.  The college is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our community through their teaching, research, and /or service because we believe that diversity enriches the classroom and research experience at the University.


RESPONSIBILITIES: Six courses per academic year:  a first-year seminar on a topic of the candidate’s choice; three sections of our “Ancient to Medieval” survey course; and two upper-level seminars in any ancient, medieval or non-western field (other than Chinese).


SALARY:       Commensurate with experience, expected range $38,000-$40,000


APPLICATION:  Please fill out the on-line application form at the University of Minnesota Online Employment System at You may attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and transcript or send these materials in hard copy to the address below. In addition, please arrange to have three letters of recommendation written within the last three years sent to:


Art History Search Committee

104 Humanities

University of Minnesota, Morris

600 East 4th Street

Morris, Minnesota  56267


Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.


The University of Minnesota shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.


To request disability accommodation or material in alternative formats contact: UMM Human Resources, (320)-589-6024, Room 309, Behmler Hall, Morris, MN.

Institution or Company offering position: 
University of Minnesota, Morris
Contact Name: 
James Schryver