Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History (13D)

Institution Name 
Stockton University
Position Rank 
Visiting Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty 
GreekArchaeology
Additional Desirable Specialties 
ClassicalArchaeology
ClassicalArtHistory
LateAntiquity
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
May 1, 2019
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
No

Founded in 1969, Stockton University, New Jersey’s Distinctive Public University, is also one of America’s most distinctive public universities, consistently ranking among the nation’s finest educational institutions and among the top ten public Master’s institutions in the Northeast. Stockton proudly offers the academic, technological, and cultural advantages of a large institution combined with the community spirit of a small liberal arts college. Stockton is noted for combining an outstanding interdisciplinary approach to graduate and undergraduate education with all the qualities of an outstanding employer. We offer a unique vibrant working environment, a wealth of work related opportunities and outstanding employee benefits.  Stockton is committed to attracting, encouraging and retaining a qualified workforce to support the mission of the University.    The University is located in the Pinelands National Reserve in southern New Jersey, about one hour from Philadelphia, two hours from New York City, three hours from the Baltimore/Washington area, and 20 minutes from Atlantic City.  The University’s location, active, stimulating campus life and diverse community make Stockton University a great place to work!

The Visual Arts Program at Stockton University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Art History beginning September 2019.  The preferred candidate will have college-level teaching experience and a publications record.  Consideration is also given to specialists in Byzantine art and architecture or other ancient specializations.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach courses in area of specialization, two-semester art history survey, and other courses as needed, including courses for the University’s General Studies program. One course in archaeology is required each year, with preference given to candidates who can offer summer field work for students.
  • The faculty member will participate in Pappas Center for Hellenic Studies programming on campus and beyond.
  • Teaching load is six four-credit courses per year. 
  • Demonstrate, through past accomplishments and actions, the ability to support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. required (or must have Ph.D. by September 2019)
  • Specialization in Greek art and architecture, Byzantine art and architecture, or other ancient specialization.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Access to an active archaeological project in Greece or Cyprus.
  • Ability to teach more broadly within art history curriculum
  • Academic experience with culturally diverse populations desired.

Salary commensurate with experience and is accompanied by an extremely competitive university benefits package.

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply please visit: https://stockton.hiretouch.comOnly electronic documents will be accepted.  Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents.  All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.  You may upload documents using Word or PDF

  1. A letter of interest describing qualifications and accomplishments
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. Short (1-page) teaching philosophy statement
  4. Documents showing evidence of teaching effectiveness
  5. Short description of Scholarship plans and research capabilities
  6. Samples of scholarly or creative work (e.g. documents, video, etc.)
  7. Unofficial Graduate transcripts
  8. A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone
  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact: Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager at 609-652-4384.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Prospective employees may access the Annual Security Report for the University at www.stockton.edu/campuspolice or contact the Campus Police department at 609-652-4378 to request a hard copy of the report.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action.  Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.
Course Load 
3-3
Placement Year 

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