The Art Department at Salisbury University is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Art History. This is a ten month full-time tenure-track position.
Area of Specialization: Modern and Contemporary Art History.
Primary Job Duties: Teach three art history courses per semester including a one semester introductory art history survey and upper division courses in the faculty’s area of expertise. Advising students. Professional activities and scholarly development, at a level appropriate to the teaching load. Service to the department, school, and university. Working collegially with art history and studio art faculty as well as faculty across the university in an interdisciplinary fashion. We seek candidates who are effective teachers to teach primarily studio art majors but also art history minors and non-art majors within an undergraduate liberal arts setting.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Art History required by time of appointment and at least two years full-time art history teaching experience at the college or university level.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching Modern and Contemporary Art History, the history of graphic design, photography, Women’s Studies, and/or non-western art history. Current engagement in scholarly research and professional activities.
Applications received by October 1, 2017 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin in August 2018. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.
To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1) A letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statements of research and teaching interests; 4) unofficial transcripts; 5) the names and contact information of at least three professional references If you have any questions about the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Jennifer Liston at firstname.lastname@example.org. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application on the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send documents via e-mail.
This position is based in Salisbury, MD. Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and ‘best values’ by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.
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