Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History

The Nebraska Wesleyan University Art Department invites applications for a full-time, one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in the History of Art. The successful candidate will work in a small, but thriving studio art department within a liberal arts university. The successful candidate will be an art history generalist with the ability to teach both western and non-western survey courses from ancient to the 21st century.  The candidate must be able to teach modern and contemporary art and craft history, and specific thematic courses.


NWU faculty are expected to participate and teach in our innovative Archway curriculum and provide service to the organization. Other responsibilities may include:  teaching the senior art capstone; advising the student art organization, and organizing the visiting artist series. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications and includes Nebraska Wesleyan faculty benefits package.  

  • Ph. D. in Art History
  • Evidence of 1-3 years of college teaching experience 
  • Commitment to the use of engaging, innovative teaching styles
  • Desire to work within a studio art department and across disciplines
Commitment to Diversity

Diversity is a core value of Nebraska Wesleyan University's mission and we embrace it as a source of strength.  Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate how they are able to enhance and embrace this University core value in a diversity statement submitted as part of their application materials. 

Nebraska Wesleyan University provides equal educational and employment opportunities to qualified persons in all areas of university operation without regard to religion or creed, age, genetic information, gender identity and expression, sexual identity and orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, race, or national or ethnic origin, in compliance with state and federal laws, including but not limited to Title XII, Title IX, and the ADA. E-Verify, EOE

How to Apply

To apply, please upload or provide a letter of application, a diversity statement, resume, and the names of three professional references at the following URL: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.