Contemporary Art History Assistant Professor

Job description

Position Number 998700

Functional Title Contemporary Art History Assistant Professor

Position Type Tenure Stream

Position Summary

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 particular focus on Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Art Histories. Desirable candidates will also have a breadth of training and ability to teach in expanded geographic areas, modernisms, or nineteenth-century art histories. The successful applicant for this position will teach a 3/3 standard load, directly serving the School of Art curricula. This faculty member will have Graduate Faculty Status and be expected to serve on M.F.A. thesis committees.

We seek to attract a diverse applicant pool for this position, one in keeping with the University's own diverse student body. UNCG is a Minority Serving Institution with 50% of students identifying as racial minorities. It is also Federally recognized as a Title III institution, with 51% of its undergraduates eligible for PELL grants. More than 30% of the University's students are the first in their families to attend college. And, UNCG is ranked in the state's top 3 system schools for Hispanic/Latino enrollment. As an EEO/AA/M/F/D/V employer, we have a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin November 9th and is ongoing until the position is filled, initial interviews will be online and take place January 14th to 25th, on-campus interviews will take place mid-February to early March, and the appointment begins on August 1, 2019.

Minimum Qualifications

• Minimum requirement, A.B.D. with expected completion Fall 2019

Preferred Qualifications

• Preferred, Ph.D. in Art History or related field.
• 3 years of teaching experience preferred

Tenure Status Tenure

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
• list of 3 references with names, mailing addresses, email addresses, phone numbers*

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 UNCG SpartanTalent 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 UNCG SpartanTalent system.

Recruitment Range Commensurate with experience

Org #-Department Art - 12203

Job Open Date 10/08/2018

For Best Consideration Date 11/09/2018

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Permanent

FLSA Exempt

Number of Months per Year 9

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

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
      • UNCGjobsearch Website
      • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
      • The Chronicle of Higher Education
      • Inside Higher Ed
      • Other professional journal / website
      • UNC School System Job Board
      • Personal Networking
      • Facebook
      • Twitter
      • Other
    2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

      (Open Ended Question)

    3. * Are you eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship?
      • Yes
      • No

    To learn more or to apply for this position please visit our UNCGjobsearch website at

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    Posted: 10/9/2018
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