Assistant Professor (Art History)
General SummaryThe School of Art and Design at Eastern Michigan University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position in the field of Ancient or Medieval art history, at the rank of assistant professor, starting in September 2021. Teaching load is four courses per semester, typically including one or more sections of an ancient-to-medieval survey course. Additional teaching responsibilities will involve regularly scheduled upper-level courses on Classical and Medieval art as well as other more specialized courses in the applicant’s area(s) of focus, along with undergraduate advising in art history. The primary region of specialization is open: applicants specializing in any subfields or regions relevant to the broad scope of such a curriculum, including but not limited to the ancient/medieval Mediterranean, Near East, and Europe, are encouraged to apply. We welcome candidates with the ability to develop courses in areas not covered by existing faculty, and with interests in areas of cultural exchange and interaction, critical race studies, the digital humanities, or museum studies. The appointee will be welcomed into an interdisciplinary unit that encourages collaborative engagement and dialogue and values diversity, equity, and inclusion.Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Teach contractual load of undergraduate and graduate courses as assigned by the department or school.
Assign and submit grades in accordance with established University schedules.
Keep posted office hours during the week which are scheduled at times most beneficial to students.
Provide academic advising to students, if applicable.
Serve on search committees for hiring of new faculty members, departmental committees and other service committees across the university.
Participate in activities such as student registration, orientation, convocations and commencements.
Attend and participate in scheduled departmental meetings and functions.
Provide other support service to the department, college and/or university, if applicable.
Engage in pursuits that enable them to remain current in their respective disciplines.
Engage in pursuits that help to further organize and contribute to growth of the body of knowledge in their respective disciplines, and/or to explore interdisciplinary implications.
Perform related Departmental duties as required.
If contacted, you will be asked to present official transcripts of your highest degree earned at the time of interview.
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Eastern Michigan University enrolls a diverse population of approximately 21,000 students. The EMU campus is located in the Ypsilanti/Ann Arbor community, five miles from downtown Ann Arbor, 35 miles west of Detroit, and 50 miles from Toledo. Chicago, Cleveland and Toronto are each a half-day's drive away. EMU’s School of Art and Design offers undergraduate programs in art history, studio art and art education, as well as masters-level programs in studio art and art education.