Instructor/Assistant Professor, Ithaca College

Instructor/Assistant Professor (001204)

Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY

The Department of Art History in the School of Humanities & Sciences at Ithaca College invites applications for a one-year Assistant Professor appointment beginning August 16, 2016. The successful candidate will support the department’s Art History B.A. and Architectural Studies B.A., with specialization in the art and architecture of the Ancient or Medieval world (Europe, the Mediterranean, and global relationships). Applicants must have the ability to teach core curriculum courses in our department, as well as intermediate level courses in the candidate’s area of specialization.


Ph.D. preferred (ABD considered). The candidate we seek will have a strong and thoughtful commitment to undergraduate education and scholarship in a liberal arts context. Previous teaching experience is highly desirable.  The candidate must be committed to providing an interactive and engaging learning experience in a digital classroom environment.

College Introduction

At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. Our strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at

Instructions for submitting your application

Interested applicants must apply online at and attach a resume and cover letter. In addition and under separate cover, please arrange for two signed letters of reference to be sent to: Prof. Jennifer Jolly, Department of Art History, Ithaca College, 953 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY 14850.  Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately.

  • Target Start Date: Aug 16, 2016
  • If temporary, anticipated end date: May 31, 2017
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Work Authorization: visa sponsorship is not provided for this position
  • EEO Statement: Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.

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