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Tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in non-western Art History

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Tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in non-western Art History

Collegeville PA
Open Date:
Sep 26, 2018
Close Date:
Dec 31, 2018

The Ursinus College Department of Art & Art History invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in non-western Art History, specialization open, beginning in Fall 2019. Responsibilities include teaching all levels of art history, from non-western or global surveys to intermediate-to-advanced courses in areas of specialization that will contribute meaningfully and substantively to department- and College-wide curricular commitments to diversity and inclusion. Additionally, the person in this position will teach courses that fulfill requirements of the Museum Studies Minor, supervise independent work and honors projects, and teach in the interdisciplinary Common Intellectual Experience (CIE) first-year seminar. Teaching load is 3-2 (five courses per academic year). Further responsibilities include pursuit of an active scholarly agenda, participation in activities of the Art and Art History Department, Museum Studies Minor, and the Berman Museum, and service to the Department and the College.


In addition to contributing to the enhancement of developing art history and museum studies programs within a department of studio art and art history, the successful candidate will be well versed in traditional and contemporary issues in disciplinary pedagogy, theory,and criticism, and actively pursuing a research and publication program. The candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting.

Minimum requirements include a completed Ph.D. degree and evidence of excellence in both teaching and scholarship.

Application Instructions:

Applications must be submitted by December 31, 2018. Applicants should submit a letter of interest that summarizes their qualifications and scholarly interests, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of scholarly work, a statement of experience and/or commitment to supporting a diverse student body, three confidential letters of recommendation, and copies of transcripts. Ursinus College uses Interfolio to collect all application material: http://apply.interfolio.com/55243.




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Posted: 12/25/2018
Application Due: 3/25/2019
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