Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in Art (Art History)

Position Summary:

The Art Program at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana invites applications for a three-year position in art history at the level of Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow. The successful candidate will have a versatile background and a PhD in art history. Those with equivalent professional experience as well as ABDs close to completing their dissertation at the time of application will also be considered. The specific area and period of specialization is open; however, we seek candidates who can teach a broad range of courses.  The ability to teach survey courses covering global perspectives in art history from prehistoric art to pre-modern art is required, and interest in teaching modern and contemporary art is also desired.  Other relevant assets include experience in collection management or working with pre-Columbian art.  The position requires teaching an average course load of 12 credits each semester (4/4), for a total of 24 credit hours per academic year.  The successful applicant will need to participate in the studio art portion of our curriculum.  There are also opportunities for broader interdisciplinary collaboration with other departments.  Candidates with liberal arts teaching experience and an active scholarly agenda are preferred. The salary range is the low to mid $40,000s, depending on corresponding qualifications and/or experience.

The Art Department offers majors and minors in Art and Art Education. Information about the Art program is available at https://www.rocky.edu/art. Rocky Mountain College is a private, comprehensive, baccalaureate college located in Billings, Montana. The school is dedicated to academic excellence and transformational learning. Information about Rocky Mountain College can be found at https://www.rocky.edu. Billings is the largest city in Montana. It is a growing community of about 125,000 people located along the Yellowstone River, near the Beartooth Mountains and Yellowstone Park that serves as the center of culture, commerce, and health care for a multi-state region.

Questions should be directed to Assistant Professor Todd Forsgren, at todd.forsgren@rocky.edu or the Human Resources, at humanresources@rocky.edu. Review of applications will begin on December 15th, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Benefits:

Benefits are available for this faculty position.  Benefits include medical, dental, and vision, life insurance, long term disability, short term disability, 403(b) retirement plan and tuition remission. 

To Apply

To apply, submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, one course syllabus, and research statement via email as a single .pdf to jobs@rocky.edu.  Also complete the Rocky Mountain College Faculty Employment Application (click here, or visit https://www.rocky.edu/resources/offices-departments/human-resources). 

Rocky Mountain College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

AA/EOE

Position is open until filled.