Lecturer in the History of Asian Art and/or Latin American Art
| San Jose State University|
United States, California, San Jose
|December 03, 2023|
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Brief Description of Duties
The successful candidate will teach upper-division undergraduate survey courses in the program's "World Art" area, which includes the art history of China, Japan, Mexico, and Latin America. The candidate should have a strong expertise in either East Asian art history, or Latin American art history. In addition to such survey courses, part time faculty may also teach lower-division General Education courses within Art History and Visual Culture, especially ARTH 70C, the survey of Asian art. The successful candidate will teach within a dynamic department that encourages cross-disciplinary practice among architectural history, studio art, and design education. Thus, we seek candidates with an understanding of and engagement with recent debates in global art history, especially in areas of the world outside of Europe. Candidates must address the needs of a student population of great diversity - in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation - through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement. They also will be required to participate in 1-2 faculty meetings per semester and provide assessment data and information to the department.
Campus Security Authority
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Compensation - updated 3/10/2023
Compensation and salary range placement are determined by qualifications and experience. To learn more about range placement, please see University Policy . Anticipated hiring ranges:
L-A / - $4530 - $5405
Ranges are the anticipated monthly salary rate of full-time AY faculty--part-time rates are prorated. There are 6 monthly payments per semester (full-time AY annual salary = rate x 12). See the for more information.
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