Assistant Professor of Asian Art and Material Culture

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Assistant Professor

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Assistant Professor of Asian Art and Material Culture


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Position Summary::

The Department of Art and Art History at The University of Alabama seeks to appoint a faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Asian Art and Material Culture, with a preference given to specialists in modern and contemporary East Asian art. Primary teaching responsibilities include teaching a general survey of Asian art, as well as undergraduate and graduate seminars in area of specialization. Other responsibilities include developing and maintaining a strong record of scholarly research with publications and service to the profession as well as advising students, participating actively in the graduate program, and engaging in departmental, college, and university service. The Department of Art and Art History offers the BA and MA degrees in Art History and the BA, BFA, MA and MFA degrees in Studio Art. The MA degree in Art History is offered jointly with the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Important teaching resources include the Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, the Sella-Granata Art Gallery, and the Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama.

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Ph.D. in a field of Asian Art; record of successful teaching with at least two years beyond graduate teaching assistant level; commitment to interactive classroom learning and integrating new technologies in teaching; evidence of ongoing research; experience in developing and teaching undergraduate courses in Asian Art and Material Culture; active professional record.

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The University of Alabama, the state’s flagship public research university, is located in Tuscaloosa, about 50 miles southwest of Birmingham. UA’s enrollment is diverse, drawing from the state of Alabama, the Southeast region and the nation, and increasingly from around the world. The total enrollment exceeds 36,000 students and continued growth is projected for the coming years. 51% of students come from outside the state of Alabama.

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Please submit applications online by visiting the application website at, job posting number XXXXXXX. Upload a CV under “Resume/Curriculum Vitae” and contact information for three professional references under “Other Documents 1.” Questions about this search should be directed to Jason Guynes ([email protected]). Review of applications will begin on 11/17/2020 and will continue until the position is filled.
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Posted: 11/29/2020
Application Due: 12/6/2020
Work Type: Full Time