Instructors - Art History Survey (Part-time Semester)

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

ID: 7105551 (Ref.No. BSU32114)
Posted: July 15, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The School of Art at Ball State University seeks part time instructors to teach AHS 100 Introduction to Art, a global art history survey that serves as a required class in the University’s core curriculum. Successful candidates may be hired to teach between one and three sections and this class operates in both online and in-person modalities. Course development support and pedagogical mentoring will be offered. Both on-line and on-campus teaching modalities are available.

The School of Art at Ball State University seeks part time instructors to teach AHS 100 Introduction to Art, a global art history survey that serves as a required class in the University’s core curriculum. Successful candidates may be hired to teach between one and three sections and this class operates in both online and in-person modalities. Course development support and pedagogical mentoring will be offered. Both on-line and on-campus teaching modalities are available.

The School of Art at Ball State has thirty-three full-time faculty and offers state-of-the-art facilities serving over 550 undergraduate majors as well as a graduate program. Programs at the BA, BS, BFA, and MFA levels include animation, art education, art history, ceramics, drawing, glass, graphic arts management, intermedia art, metals, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and visual communication (graphic design). Housed in the Art and Journalism building, School of Art students enjoy over 57,000 square feet of world-class facilities (including over 7000 square feet of printing facilities in the Applied Technology Building), a nationally ranked animation program, The Ned and Gloria Griner Gallery, and the Glick Center for Glass. Students and faculty work closely with David Owsley Museum of Art on campus, among the finest university art collections in the nation. Ball State University is accredited by the National Association for Schools of Art and Design.

Job Function:

The School of Art at Ball State University seeks part time instructors to teach AHS 100 Introduction to Art, a global art history survey that serves as a required class in the University’s core curriculum. Successful candidates may be hired to teach between one and three sections and this class operates in both online and in-person modalities. Course development support and pedagogical mentoring will be offered. Both on-line and on-campus teaching modalities are available.

Minimum Experience:

Master’s degree in art history (or related field, with at least 18 graduate credit hours in art history) from an accredited college or university completed by start of appointment. At least one semester of experience teaching at the college level.

Preferred Experience:

PhD or ABD in art history (or related field, with at least 18 graduate credit hours in art history) from an accredited college or university by start of appointment. More than one semester of experience teaching at the college level.


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