Lecturer in Art History (Part-time)

South Kensington, London

Position Define

Boston College Research Overseas London is looking for a lecturer to show a well-liked elective course in Artwork Historical past within the Spring 2024 Internship Programme for American examine overseas college students. Ranging from Monday fifteenth January, educating classes are scheduled for 5 weeks on Mondays and Tuesdays (9am-1pm or 1.15-5.15pm) amounting to 40 in-person contact hours in complete and remaining examination protection for the course, which concludes on Wednesday 14th February. This can be a non permanent appointment with the potential to be renewed for future semesters.

See www.bu.edu/overseas/packages/london-internship-program for particulars on BU Research Overseas London.

Exploring Artwork and Society in London: The Worth of Artwork

What’s the worth of artwork? Artwork has many values: aesthetic, industrial, social and private, and our response to any of its values relies upon our personal tradition, schooling and life expertise. Is artwork vital?

The intention of this course is to look at these and different subjects whose widespread focus is the connection between artwork and society. College students will look in depth at a specific variety of artworks throughout a variety, and make web site visits to chose London museums, galleries and industrial organisations. One of many functions of the course will probably be to ask how greatest to achieve out to the huge non-specialist viewers who go to museums and galleries, and to look at what it’s that appears to make experiencing artwork a necessity for that viewers, and to ask why sure artworks can fetch such excessive costs at this time. College students will have interaction within the first-hand scrutiny of artworks, make case research, and go to museums and galleries to be able to discover artwork and notion; artwork and nationwide id; artwork and morality; artwork and cash. Within the classroom college students will examine intimately a specific variety of artworks which might be seen in London, and within the follow-up area journeys they are going to discover these works additional in situ, as nicely analyse and assess the museums and establishments the place they now reside.

Required Expertise

The profitable candidate will probably be a extremely competent lecturer, with vital educating expertise in Artwork Historical past.

They may maintain a minimal of a Grasp’s diploma in a related self-discipline, ideally a PhD. Candidates ought to exhibit wonderful cross-cultural communication expertise and vital expertise in educating undergraduate college students, ideally together with expertise educating American & worldwide college students.

To use, please ship your CV with a canopy letter to BU London Recruitment by way of the above ‘Apply’ button. Your letter should clarify concisely your suitability for the position when it comes to your educating experience.

Evaluation of purposes will start instantly, with a time limit of Wednesday twenty second November. Preliminary interviews are anticipated to be held from the week commencing Monday twenty seventh November.

Candidates will need to have the unrestricted proper to work within the UK.

Boston College is an affirmative motion/equal alternative employer, dedicated to rising the range of our college. Members of under-represented teams are inspired to use. 

Job Location

South Kensington, London, UK.

Wage: A aggressive payment is paid per course taught.

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