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McCain Postdoctoral Fellow

Mount Allison University

The Pierre Lassonde School of Fine Arts at Mount Allison University invites applications for the McCain Post Doc Teaching Fellow in Art History for a one-year term appointment commencing July 1, 2023, subject to budgetary approval. Candidates for this position will have completed a PhD within the past seven years (2016 or later) and should demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate teaching and learning and working collegially within a fine arts department.

Teaching responsibilities will include in-person teaching two courses per semester. The Fall 2023 term courses are ARTH 2101 (Introduction to Art History) and ARTH 3051 (Twentieth Century Art to 1940.) The Winter 2024 semester courses are ARTH/MUSE 2111 (Contexts of Art and Museum Culture) and ARTH 3061 (Modern Art from 1940 to 1970.) These courses are core courses in the Art History and Museum and Curatorial Studies curriculum, and they all require three contact hours of class time per week. Please see Academic Calendar for course listings. 23/ArtHistory.html

Applications should include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio, and the names and contact information of two references, submitted as a single PDF.
The deadline for receipt of complete applications is April 28, 2023.

Applications should be sent to:
Leah Garnett, Chair, Fine Arts Search Committee
Pierre Lassonde School of Fine Arts
The Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts
Mount Allison University
152 Main Street, Sackville, NB E4L 1B3

Mount Allison is a highly respected small undergraduate institution. With 14 full and part-time faculty and technical staff, and approximately 130 students, the Pierre Lassonde School of Fine Arts offers a BFA and BA with majors and minors in studio art (courses in drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, open media, and sculpture), with BA majors and minors in Art History, and a minor in Museum and Curatorial Studies. The Pierre Lassonde School is located in the Purdy Crawford Centre for the Arts, a purpose-built facility on the Mount Allison campus. The Owens Art Gallery is an important support to the School on campus, with a program of contemporary and historical exhibitions and visiting artists’ presentations.

Mount Allison acknowledges, honours, and respects that the land named Sackville, NB is part of the unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People who are the historic inhabitants, custodians, and dwellers on the land where our University is built and confirms its commitment to strengthening relationships with all Indigenous people.

Mount Allison is committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage applications from members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual and gender identities. We seek candidates with qualifications and knowledge to contribute specifically to the further diversification of our campus community.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Canadians and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.