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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, 2019 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 Canadian Art to 1960; Museum Studies; an introductory survey of art since 1750; a course in the candidate’s area of specialization; and Global Art since 1980. 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 The University of Lethbridge acknowledges, recognizes, and deeply appreciates the Siksikaitsitapii (Sik-si-gay-ts-i-da-bee) people’s connection to their traditional territory. We acknowledge that we, as people living and benefitting from Siksikaitsitapii territory, honour the traditions of the people who have cared for this land since time immemorial. We also recognize the diverse population of Aboriginal people that attend the University of Lethbridge and the contributions that Aboriginal peoples have made, both in shaping and strengthening this community.

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 February 21, 2019.

Dr. Jackie Rice, Interim 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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