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Edgar and Dorothy Fehnel Chair in International Studies

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Position Details

Title Edgar and Dorothy Fehnel Chair in International Studies
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IUPUI Herron School Of Art & Design
Position Summary

The candidate must be well versed in the broad contexts of art history, as an intellectual discipline central to the humanities and world culture. The principal goals of this endowed chair are twofold: (1) to conduct and disseminate research in the scholar’s area/s of expertise; (2) to foster learning experiences for students to develop skills for exploring art and visual culture globally as instruments of knowledge and human expression throughout history and in the contemporary environment. This position offers the opportunity to create new curriculum related to the candidate’s specific research interests.

The successful candidate will support Herron’s Art History Program and International Study initiatives in a number of ways, including teaching art-history courses that take a global perspective for undergraduate students; creating new curriculum that enhances global studies; coordinating, developing, and leading international study opportunities for students; maintaining relationships on campus and within Indiana University to promote internationalization; and involvement in campus-wide initiatives focused on international activities and outreach. The Fehnel Chair will contribute to the academic life of the program, School, and University through teaching, research and service. Course load is 2/2 with flexibility of course offerings, small class size for upper division classes and seminars, as well as large survey classes. The Office of International Affairs at IUPUI offers many opportunities for collaboration:

Basic Qualifications

Education Requirement:
Ph.D. preferred (ABD considered) in Art History, Visual Culture, or related fields

Department Contact for Questions

Laura Kernodle, HR Support Coordinator,

Peggy Frey, Assistant Dean for Fiscal and Administrative Affairs,

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank Commensurate with education/experience.
Special Instructions
For Best Consideration Date
Expected Start Date 08/01/2018

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Research Paper/Publication/Writing Sample
Optional Documents
  1. Other
  2. Other 2
  3. Other 3