Assistant Professor - Art History of the long 18th and 19th centuries
UNC Greensboro
Kenilworth, Greensboro, US
6d ago

The School of Art at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Art History, with a scholarly focus on Art Histories across the long 18th and 19th centuries.

Desirable candidates will also have an ability to teach courses that situate visual culture (such as printed media and photography) within broader transregional and transcultural contexts.

We especially encourage candidates whose work engages with interdisciplinary approaches and / or addresses the history of colonialism.

A secondary geographic or cultural area of expertise outside of Europe (such as the Islamic world, Asia, Oceania, the Atlantic world, or the Americas) is encouraged.

Candidates will be expected to articulate their understandings of how systems of inequality shape disciplinary knowledge, typical practices in their field, and university environments in general, and how those understandings inform their work.

Responsibilities :

  • teach 3 courses each semester
  • develop curriculum in the area of art history
  • pursue an active and rigorous program of scholarly research
  • engage in an ongoing dialogue about the art history area and associated disciplines
  • continue developing diversity competencies such as racial literacy and culturally responsive pedagogy
  • advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students
  • supervise student research projects
  • Graduate Faculty status and service on MFA theses
  • provide service to the department, college, university and community
  • Appointment :

  • salary commensurate with experience
  • appointment begins August 1, 2020
  • review of applications begins January 14, 2020
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum requirement, A.B.D. with expected completion Fall 2020
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Art History or related field.
  • 3 years of teaching experience
  • Tenure Status Tenure Track Special Instructions to Applicants

    To apply for the position, electronically submit the following as Word or PDF :

  • statement of interest addressing qualifications for the position including competencies related to equity, diversity, and inclusivity
  • curriculum vita / resume
  • research statement
  • teaching philosophy
  • 2-3 sample syllabi
  • One article or chapter-length sample of scholarly writing
  • list of 3 references with names, mailing addresses, email addresses, phone numbers*
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