Visiting Assistant Professor, Art History

Location
Tucson, AZ
Posted
Mar 05, 2021
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:

req4321

Department:

School of Art

Department Website Link:

art.arizona.edu

Medical Sub-Speciality:

Location:

Main Campus

Address:

Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

Visiting Assistant Professor in Art History (Art of the United States) for 2021-22 academic year.

The Art History Program in the University of Arizona’s School of Art invites application for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Art of the United States. We are seeking a candidate with a broad background in the field who is prepared to teach courses in the subject at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Art History Program offers BA, MA, and PhD degrees and shares a Museum Studies Certificate Program with the Art and Visual Culture Education Program. In addition to the Art History and Art and Visual Culture Education programs, the School of Art houses the programs of Photography, Video and Imaging, 2D, 3D Extended Media, and Illustration and Design, offering BA, BFA, and MFA degrees.

The University of Arizona is a Research-1, land grant institution. The standard teaching load is 3/2. The successful candidate will teach two general education survey courses (Fall and Spring), a co-convened undergraduate/graduate lecture course in Nineteenth-Century Art of the United States (Fall), and a co-convened undergraduate/graduate special topics course on the candidate’s research area in Spring, and a course that will be developed in consultation with the Art History Program.

Considering the University of Arizona’s designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution and increasingly diverse student population, it is expected that the successful candidate will effectively demonstrate an ability to contribute to an inclusive learning environment for our students through teaching, mentorship, and recruitment.Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Visiting Assistant Professor in Art History (Art of theUnited States) for 2021-22 academic year
  • The Art History Program in the University of Arizona’sSchool of Art invites application for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Art of the United States. We are seeking a candidate with abroad background in the field who is prepared to teach courses in the subjectat the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Art History Program offers BA, MA, and PhD degrees and shares aMuseum Studies Certificate Program with the Art and Visual Culture EducationProgram. In addition to the Art Historyand Art and Visual Culture Education programs, the School of Art houses theprograms of Photography, Video and Imaging, 2D, 3D Extended Media, and Illustrationand Design, offering BA, BFA, and MFA degrees.
  • The University of Arizona is a Research-1, land grantinstitution. The standard teaching loadis 3/2. The successful candidate willteach two general education survey courses (Fall and Spring), a co-convenedundergraduate/graduate lecture course in Nineteenth-Century Art of the UnitedStates (Fall), a co-convened undergraduate/graduate special topics course onthe candidate’s research area in Spring, and a course that will be developed in consultation with the Art History Program.
  • Considering the University of Arizona’s designation as aHispanic Serving Institution and increasingly diverse student population, it isexpected that the successful candidate will effectively demonstrate an abilityto contribute to an inclusive learning environment for our students throughteaching, mentorship, and recruitment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • ABD in Art History or closely related field
  • Teaching experience beyond the TA level
  • Expertise in Art of the United States
  • Demonstrated interest in interdisciplinary approaches to teaching and scholarship
  • Command of appropriate pedagogical skills in support of efficacious teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in Art History or closely related field

Rank :

Assistant

Tenure Information:

Visiting (NTE)

FLSA:

Exempt

Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week:

40+

Job FTE:

1.0

Work Calendar:

Academic

Job Category:

Faculty

Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:

DOE

Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies:

1

Target Hire Date:

Expected End Date:

5/20/2022

Contact Information for Candidates:

Maria Sanchez
[email protected]
520-621-7000

Open Date:

3/4/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Documents Needed to Apply:

Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Three Additional Documents

Special Instructions to Applicant:

For your application to be considered complete, please upload a CV, Cover Letter, a Statement on Teaching Philosophy, a writing sample, and a sample syllabi.

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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