Job: Lecturer in Art History, Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design, Georgia State University, Deadline: 9 January 2023

The Welch School of Art & Design seeks a full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure-track Lecturer in the art of the ancient and/or medieval world. Appointment date: August 2023.

This position entails teaching surveys of Western art and upper-level courses that incorporate at least two of the following: ancient Egypt, ancient Greece, ancient Rome, and the European Middle Ages. The successful candidate must value working with diverse student populations and cultural perspectives. The successful candidate will join an established Art History area within the Welch School of Art & Design’s growing faculty. They will play a significant role in the College of the Arts’ contribution to Georgia State University’s strategic goals of highlighting the arts and media as vital to the quality of all major cities, demonstrating that students from all backgrounds can achieve academic and career success at high rates.

Opportunities for growth and support in this position include university-level teaching fellowships and grants through the Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Online Education, leadership in instructional innovation through our active learning classroom program, and successive promotion to the ranks of Senior Lecturer and Principal Senior Lecturer.

Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching four courses per semester
  • service to the area, school, college, university, community and/or profession
  • serving on MA/MFA thesis committees
  • advising undergraduate Art History majors

Necessary qualifications:

  • PhD in Art History by the time of the appointment
  • strong teaching skills
  • excellent oral and written communication skills
  • command of computer-mediated technologies related to the discipline

Salary range: $45,000-50,000

To Apply

Submit a PDF for this job application to either through email or through direct download (such as WeTransfer). Complete applications will include PDF documents in this order:

  • A cover letter including past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching and service
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • statement of teaching interest
  • Names, email addresses, telephone numbers, and titles of at least three professional references

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, submit all materials by January 9, 2023. Questions about the position can be directed to the search committee chair at Should you be recommended for a position, an offer of employment will be conditional on background verification.

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Published by Dr Julia Faiers

Julia Faiers received her PhD from the University of St Andrews in 2021. She wrote her thesis on the art patronage of Louis d’Amboise, bishop of Albi from 1474 to 1503, under the supervision of Professor Kathryn Rudy. Her postdoctoral research includes the nineteenth-century reception of medieval art and architecture, and late-medieval female art patronage in France. Julia gained a First Class Honours degree in art history at the University of St Andrews (1995). She won a British Academy Award to study for her MA in German Expressionism at The Courtauld under the supervision of Dr Shulamith Behr (1997), and spent almost twenty years working as a journalist before returning to academia in 2016.

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