Position Overview & Responsibilities

Merrimack College seeks applicants to teach one section of ART1620 Art & Material Culture II: The Renaissance to the Present and one section of ART 2620 - Classical Art; course(s) can be taught by two different individuals or one individual if time and schedule allows. Applicants should be able to apply a multitude of teaching techniques in the study of Art History, including digital media, verbal discussions, written responses and interpretations of the materials, and experiential learning. Applicants should be experienced in working with a wide range of students of different academic majors and backgrounds.

Applicants must have either a Masters or Phd in Art History.

Information for each course:

ART1620 Art & Material Culture II: The Renaissance to the Present

Course description: Art History II is anchored in the culture and traditions of Western Europe and America. Beginning in Italy during the early modern period, this course provides for an understanding of: individual artists and their works, studied within their historical and art historical contexts; the demands placed upon art-marking by patrons and society; and the changing role of the artist’s place in society.

The class is currently scheduled to run on Wednesdays and Fridays from 2pm - 4pm.

For this course we are looking for pedagogy that combines both virtual synchronous, asynchronous, and in-person components. Innovative teaching methodologies shall be supported.

Adjunct professors at Merrimack earn $4,730 per course.

ART2620 Classical Art

This course will serve as a focused overview of Classical Art throughout the Mediterranean. From Ancient Greece to the height of the Roman Empire, we will study the major art works, architectures, and artists of this time, and see their connection to adjacent cultures in Africa and the Middle East. We will explore the foundations of Western culture, and how art of this time reflected major historical events and everyday life in Greece, Etruria, and Rome.

The class is currently scheduled to run on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:30am - 10:45am.

For this course we are looking for pedagogy that combines both virtual synchronous, asynchronous, and in-person components. Innovative teaching methodologies shall be supported.

Adjunct professors at Merrimack earn $4,730 per course.

Qualifications:

Applicants must have either a Masters or Phd in Art History

Interested applicants should apply online and submit the following:

● Cover letter (with availability) stating motivation and interest in the position, citing experience relevant to the qualifications and including experience with, and commitment to, our Catholic Augustinian mission, our values, and our desire to be a more diverse, equitable and inclusive institution of higher learning.

● Resume or Curriculum Vitae

● Syllabi (if applicable)

● Teaching evaluations (please include remote evaluations if applicable).

● This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Statement on Our Mission:

Merrimack College is a Catholic Augustinian institution of higher education committed to building a culturally and racially diverse community. Our mission is to enlighten minds, engage hearts and empower lives and is inspired by our Catholic faith and the Augustinian tradition of seeking truth through inquiry and dialogue. Merrimack College seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to Merrimack’s Augustinian mission and values and advance our work in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. All candidates should describe in their application previous experience related to equity, diversity, and inclusion, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that supports our Augustinian mission, our Catholic faith and our values of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Required Vaccinations and Remote Work:

This is an on-campus position. This is not a remote or hybrid position as employees are essential in order to provide a fully on-campus, residential college experience for our students and the community. Merrimack College currently has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Students, faculty, and staff are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

About Merrimack College:

The only Catholic, Augustinian institution of higher education in New England, Merrimack College is a private, independent, coeducational institution with more than 5,000 undergraduates and graduate students from 32 states and 37 countries, and comprises schools of liberal arts, science and engineering, health sciences, education and social policy, and business. The college’s 260-acre campus is approximately 25 miles north of Boston in North Andover and Andover, Massachusetts. Merrimack is a Master’s Colleges & Universities/Medium Programs institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Merrimack is one of the fastest growing educational institutions in the country and has steadily climbed up U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Best Colleges, coming in 46th out of 170 schools ranked in the Regional Universities North category in 2020. Merrimack is also listed as one of the top 10 most innovative schools and placed 35th for best undergraduate teaching programs among schools in the U.S. News category.

Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Internal Applicants - Apply Now

Apply Now

Posted: 11/5/21