Job Posting - Art Instructor (Art History/Museum Studies - Term)

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Art Instructor

Art History/Museum Studies

8.5-month Term


The University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Art invites applications for a 8.5-month term appointment at the rank of Instructor III, starting August 15, 2018 subject to budgetary and Board approval.

A PhD in Art History or nearing completion, and evidence of strong, successful teaching experience are necessary requirements. The ideal candidate would be able to teach Twentieth Century to 1945; Issues in Nineteenth-Century Art and Culture; an introductory survey of art since 1750; and two of the following: Canadian Art Since 1960; Global Art since 1980; or Museum Studies. Our classes appeal to a diverse audience of general students, Art Studio majors, and Art History/Museum Studies majors.

The Department of Art offers BFA degrees with majors in Art History/Museum Studies, Art Studio, Native American Art History/ Museum Studies, Native American Art Studio, an MFA in Studio Art, and various combined degrees. The Faculty of Fine Arts, housed in the Centre for the Arts with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, offers degrees in Art, Drama, Music and New Media. Lethbridge is home to a dynamic art community with nationally recognized artists and galleries. The university has a significant art collection that fosters direct student access to historical and contemporary artwork, while a lively and extensive Visiting Speakers in the Arts Series enhances communication with the broader community. For more information about the Faculty of Fine Arts, and the University of Lethbridge, please visit or  

Interested applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest describing their research interests and teaching expertise, a current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and a sample syllabus via the online portal ( Applicants will also be asked to input the names and email contact information of three qualified referees who can assess teaching and research/creative activity. The said referees will then be emailed a link where they will be asked to upload a confidential letter of reference to your application.

Applications must be received by the closing date of June 1, 2018.


Dr. Edward Jurkowski, Dean
Faculty of Fine Arts
University of Lethbridge
4401 University Drive
Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4
Tel: (403) 329-2126 • Fax: (403) 382-7127

The University of Lethbridge hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.


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