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How to Apply

Qualified applicants should submit by email, a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information of 3-5 professional references to Christine Waters, Chair, Department of Art and Art History cwaters@umflint.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Job Summary

The University of Michigan-Flint’s Department of Art and Art History seeks a part-time, Lecturer I in Art History for a sabbatical replacement, beginning January 2018.  Responsibilities include teaching three sections of ARH 112: History of Renaissance to Modern Art to junior and senior high school students through the D.E.E.P. Program (dual enrollment—taught identically as to the college students), both on the Flint campus and in Lapeer, in addition to a section on campus to traditional art/art history and general education students. The appointment is for the Winter 2018 semester only, but is potentially renewable for the subsequent semesters based on department need.  Minimum salary for this position is $3,413 per course section. The Department of Art and Art History offers a Bachelor of Arts in Art History and Criticism, a Bachelor of Science in Art Education, and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Art & Design and Fine Arts. The art-history program is also a strong contributor to the campus’s general education program (humanities offerings).

Required Qualifications*

Minimum qualifications include a Masters in Art History and have begun a PhD in Art History.  Ability to teach art history survey courses. Strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to undergraduate education are essential. 

Desired Qualifications*

Experience in undergraduate college-level teaching, such as through a teaching assistantship or as an instructor, as well as demonstrated survey knowledge of the history of western art (such as through a Bachelor’s degree in art history or a related field), is preferred. 

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of  ten calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.