JOB: Assistant Professor, Africa and the Diaspora @ Rollins College

The Department of Art and Art History seeks an Assistant Professor of Art History, tenure track, to teach the visual culture of Africa and the Diaspora, in any geographical and chronological periods. Ph.D. and teaching experience required; scholarly productivity expected. Primary area of expertise may be in either Africa or the Diaspora, but the successful candidate must be able to teach in both areas. Especially welcome are applicants with interests in interdisciplinary teaching, the development of courses addressing cross-cultural themes, and international experiences. Preference will be given to applicants with a background in internationalization, community engagement, and/or digital humanities. Opportunities exist for participation with the college’s Cornell Fine Arts Museum, The Africa/African-American Studies Program, and nearby Eatonville. Rollins supports teaching and scholarship that addresses developing countries. Duties include curriculum development, advising, and other service to the department and to the college. Please include cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, and CV listing at least 3 referees. Finalists will be contacted about submitting letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin November 28, 2012 and will continue until position is filled.

Applicants should apply on the college’s Human resources page: https://www.rollinsjobs.com/. The search committee chair is Dr. Kimberly Dennis, kdennis@rollins.edu.

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Author: Camara Dia Holloway

I am an art historian specializing in early twentieth century American art with particular focus on the history of photography, race and representation, and transatlantic modernist networks. I earned my PhD at Yale University in the History of Art Department. Besides my leadership role as the Founding Co-Director of the Association for Critical Race Art History (ACRAH), I am recognized for my expertise on African American Art, particularly African American Photography, and as a seasoned consultant for exhibitions, museum collections, and symposia/lectures planning.

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