Lecturer, Art History/Museum

Greensboro, NC
Apr 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Number 000874

Functional Title Lecturer, Art History/Museum

Position Type Non-Tenure Stream

Position Summary

The School of Art at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is seeking a full-time, non-tenure-track lecturer in Art History, with a particular focus on Contemporary and Twentieth Century Art History and Museum/Curatorial Studies. The successful applicant for this position will teach courses on contemporary art and critical theory directly serving the School of Art curricula at the undergraduate and graduate levels. This faculty member will also contribute courses in Museum and/or Curatorial Studies to the rapidly growing BA program in Arts Administration within the College of Visual & Performing Arts. This faculty member will have Graduate Faculty Status and be expected to serve on M.F.A. thesis committees.

The School of Art is part of the College of Visual & Performing Arts, a community of artists, scholars and educators with almost 1500 undergraduate and graduate students. It is the largest visual and performing arts unit in the University of North Carolina system and is recognized for its comprehensive array of graduate programs and the success of its alumni. The School of Art enrolls over 400 majors and offers degrees in Art Education, Art History, New Media and Design, Painting, Printmaking and Drawing, Photography, Sculpture and Ceramics.

Housed in a first-rate facility and located next door to the acclaimed Weatherspoon Art Museum, the School of Art has also opened the Greensboro Project Space gallery an experimental art production and installation site in a vibrant downtown area that is home to the Elsewhere Museum, the International Civil Rights Museum and numerous other cultural institutions.

Appointment scheduled to begin on August 1, 2017.

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is a world-class, research intensive, regional University with a diverse portfolio of expertise and a particular focus on fostering healthy lives, vibrant communities and global connections. UNCG is a leading institution within the 17-campus University of North Carolina System. Recognized for its programs in the Music, Theater and Dance; Nursing; Business; Education; Life and Physical Sciences; and Health and Human Sciences, UNCG continues to grow its enrollment and enjoys the most diverse student populations of all the UNC system universities. With more than 19,000 students, UNCG has a significant and positive impact in North Carolina and the Greensboro/Triad area in particular. UNCG is nationally recognized for its distance learning initiative and serves many rural areas of North Carolina with its highly rated online educational programs. Established in 1892, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro was founded as the first public university in North Carolina for women. In 1963 the school became co-educational, but the legacy of providing both opportunity and excellence continues today.

Minimum Qualifications

A.B.D. with expected completion Fall 2017

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Art History, Art Theory, or Curatorial Practice related field, A.B.D. accepted
  • Three (3) years of teaching experience

Tenure Status N/A

Special Instructions to Applicants

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

  • statement of interest
  • curriculum vita/resume
  • research statement
  • teaching philosophy
  • 2-3 sample syllabi
  • One article or chapter-length sample of scholarly writing

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) References, in the References section of the electronic application. These References will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Reference/Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur as soon as the applicant successfully submits the application and receives a confirmation number from the UNCGjobsearch system.

Recruitment Range Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Org #-Department Art - 12203

Job Open Date 04/07/2017

For Best Consideration Date 04/28/2017

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)

Time Limited? No

Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Writing Sample(s)
  5. Research Statement
  6. Other Documents
Optional Documents
  1. List of References
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Reference Letter 2
  4. Reference Letter 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate how you learned of this vacant position for which you are applying:
    • CAA
    • NCAA Arts
    • ICFAD
    • SECCAC
    • Arts Council of the African Studies Association
    • Professional Job Board
    • InsideHigherEd
    • Social Media
    • Networking
    • UNCGjobsearch website
    • Other

To learn more or to apply for this position please visit our UNCGjobsearch website at https://jobsearch.uncg.edu



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