Art History & Art Conservation

Department of Art History & Art Conservation

Teaching Positions Available - Fall/Winter 2017/2018

ARTH 231
Department of Art History and Art Conservation
Queen’s University, Kingston, ON CAN K7L 3N6

The Department of Art History and Art Conservation at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching any or all of the following courses: ARTH 231: Canadian Art 1.

These are on-campus, lecture courses with an expected enrolment of 120 students. Candidates should have a Ph.D, and teaching experience at the University level in Art History or Art Conservation.  This is a fall term appointment for the period September 1st 2017 to December 31st, 2017, with classes in session from September 11th 2017 to December 1st, 2017.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during this process, please contact: Diane Platt, Administrative Assistant at 613-533-6000, ext. 77354 or by email to

The academic staff at Queen's University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at

To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two (2) referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a letter of intent, teaching dossier, etc. Please arrange to have applications and supporting letters sent directly to:

Dr. Joan M. Schwartz, Head
c/o Diane Platt
Department of Art History & Art Conservation
Queen’s University
Kingston Ontario Canada K7L 3N6

Applications will be received until June 30, 2017. Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval. Additional information about the Department of Art History & Art Conservation can be found at

Course Description

ARTH 231/3.0 - Canadian Art I

A study of Canadian art from its beginnings through the nineteenth century. The nature and development of Canadian art within the context of the social, political and economic history of the country will be examined.

  • LEARNING HOURS: 120 (36L;84P)
  • PREREQUISITE: Level 2 or above or permission of the Department

Posted: June 19, 2017