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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

The Department of the History of Art is looking for a lecturer to teach Twentieth-Century Art (HA272) in the Winter 2022 term. This position will be a 33% (or 33.3, or 33.33) appointment effort for teaching one course.

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.


The candidate will provide classroom instruction to undergraduate students. An appropriate set of tests and/or written exercises should be devised to further students' acquaintance with the material presented in class. Necessary mentoring should take place in scheduled office hours. Lecturers are expected to hold office hours and handle routine matters related to instruction.

Required Qualifications*

The candidate should hold a PhD in Art History and have expertise in modern and contemporary art and visual culture.

Desired Qualifications*

All geographic areas and subfield specializations welcome, and previous undergraduate teaching experience highly desirable.

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

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Application deadline October 22, 2021. 

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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


U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.