Adjunct Instructor, Art History: Origins

Title – Adjunct Instructor, Art History: Origins
Start Date – Spring Semester, 2020
Department – Liberal Arts

AH100 Art History: Origins 

Position 1: Mondays & Wednesdays, 8:30-9:45am, 9:55-11:10am
Position 2: Mondays & Wednesday 3:30-4:45pm, 4:55-6:10pm

Please Note: Applicants with the availability to teach two sections are strongly preferred.

Position Description

This course introduces students to a variety of theoretical, analytical and critical means for approaching art, through the study of examples of art and architecture from different cultures and historical periods spanning prehistory to the nineteenth century. Students learn to observe attentively, to describe thoroughly and to analyze critically through directed in-class discussions and writing assignments. Topics may include: analysis of period styles; interpreting subject matter and symbolism; examining the social functions of art and art-making in various historical times and cultures; and evaluating the role of the historian and critic. Students must earn a grade of C- or better in this course to enter Art History Modern Developments. Art History Minor students must earn a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher in all art history courses.


A Master’s degree is required.  Three years higher education experience preferred.

Additional Requirements

Position takes place in an educational environment; manual dexterity to use computers is required.

To Apply 

Please forward a letter of interest and CV to:  Human Resource department at Montserrat College of Art,, and to Erin Dionne, Liberal Arts Division Chair ( with the subject line “AH ORigins”. Internal application deadline: November 19, 2019.