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Added 04-04-2021


Job no: 493773
Categories: Faculty
Department: Art

Davidson College invites applications for a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor appointment to begin on July 1, 2021. We seek applicants who will have earned an MFA in painting or equivalent with specialization in painting by August 1, 2021, hold a record of promising research and exhibitions, and also demonstrate a strong commitment to and enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching. Teaching experience both in-person and remote is preferred, although teaching is scheduled to be in-person. Responsibilities include teaching five courses for the academic year (introductory through advanced levels of painting and drawing) and supervision/management of painting classroom/studios.

Candidates must complete an online application at and attach the following: A cover letter outlining how the candidate’s teaching, service, and/or research might contribute to Davidson College’s institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion as well as a link to a professional website where recent work can be viewed, a CV, and e-mail contact information for three references from whom letters of recommendation will be solicited by our system. The deadline for receipt of applications is March 29, 2021. Inquiries may be sent to Cort Savage, Professor and Chair of the Art Department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Davidson College is a highly selective, nationally ranked, residential, four-year liberal arts college, located in Davidson, North Carolina, close to the city of Charlotte. Davidson faculty enjoy a low student-faculty ratio, emphasis on and appreciation of excellence in teaching, outstanding research facilities, and a collegial, respectful atmosphere that honors academic achievement and integrity. Davidson is strongly committed to achieving excellence and cultural diversity, and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, and others who would bring additional dimensions to the College's mission.

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origin.





Advertised: 16 MAR 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

Specific details

Job Type Employee
Job Status Full time
Compensation Type Per year