Job description

Princeton, NJ

The Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University has an occasional need for lecturers to teach precepts (sections) in our 100 and 200 level courses including An Introduction to the History of Art, Neoclassism through Impressionism, and Contemporary Art: 1950-2000. Appointment duty time is subject to enrollments and may be for either the fall 2020 and/or spring 2021 semesters depending on departmental need.

Duties include leading weekly discussions, attending course lectures, meeting with the course instructor(s), holding regular office hours, and grading student exams and papers. Each hour-long precept assumes at least two hours of preparation.

An advanced degree is required.

How to apply

Please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interest, and the names and contact information for three references. Due to the volume of applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No letters of recommendation are required at this time. Candidates must apply online at: https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/16381

This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

The University Center for Human Values was established in 1990 by an interdisciplinary faculty group led by founding director Amy Gutmann, at the time professor of politics at Princeton and now president of the University of Pennsylvania. The aim was to deepen and enhance collaboration at Princeton among scholars across the disciplines with a shared commitment to research and teaching about values in public and private life.