Adjunct Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art History

The College of Mount Saint Vincent is an academically excellent, authentically inclusive, Catholic and ecumenical liberal arts college with approximately 1,500 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York City. Our beautiful 70-acre campus of rolling lawns and wooded hills overlooking the Hudson River is just 12 miles from midtown Manhattan. 

Job Description
The Division of Communication, Art, and Media is seeking a qualified instructor of modern and contemporary art history to teach one course on Monday evenings for undergraduate visual art majors, art history majors, and generalists beginning in September 2020.  The applicant would also be welcome to arrange one, or two daytime, or evening courses in future semesters.


  • The applicant will have completed an M.A. in art history or an M.F.A. with substantial coursework in art history from an accredited college, or university with an emphasis on the development of 20th century abstract expressionism, and late 20th and 21st century movements away from modernism, such as minimalism, Pop, and conceptualism.
  • We would also welcome applicants who have an interest in Latin American artists, or in the contemporary history of any of the following: painting, video, photography, printmaking, motion and installation art.

Application Process
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to

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