Lecturer Pool, Museum Studies

San Francisco State University
San Francisco

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Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 513514
Work type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Location: San Francisco
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Faculty - Fine/Performing Arts, Temporary, Part Time

The Museum Studies Program at San Francisco State University

Job Announcement for Part-Time Faculty Lecturers for Fall 2022

The Museum Studies Program seeks applicants for part-time Faculty Lecturers for the Fall 2022 semester, which begins August 17 and ends on December 28, 2022. The program offers an M.A. in Museum Studies and a Minor in Museum Studies that emphasize the development of museum professionals engaged in the important role museums play in our increasingly global and diverse world. Coursework integrates practice and theoretical inquiry to foster museum professionals committed to the power of museums as places of inspiration, community learning, and ethical collections stewardship for all segments of society. The Museum Studies Program is an independent, interdisciplinary professional program housed in the School of Art. The Museum Studies Program is one of the oldest Museum Studies Programs in North America, and is one of the top producers of M.A. degrees in the country. It also offers the only interdisciplinary M.A. degree in Museum Studies at a public university in California, and is also one of the few Museum Studies Programs in the world that is integrated with a university museum, the Global Museum. We seek individuals who are museum professionals and who have a record of working and communicating effectively with colleagues and students. A record of teaching contributions in the field of Museum Studies is preferred, as is the ability to engage with the activities of the Global Museum, which is operated in concert with the Museum Studies Program, and the ability to incorporate inclusion, diversity, and educational equity in teaching.

Qualifications: M.A degree in Museum Studies, or a Ph.D. in museum-related discipline, such as Art History, Classics, Near Eastern Studies, History, Anthropology, Museum Studies, or in the Natural Sciences. Terminal degree must be completed by the first day of employment. Applicants must have museum professional experience, the ability to teach students working to pursue careers from a variety of backgrounds in 21st century museum activities, and a record of working and communicating effectively with colleagues.

How to Apply:

Applicants are required to submit the following documents:

· A cover letter expressing interest in the classes you would like to teach.

· A current Curriculum Vitae (including museum professional experience and any details of current and previous teaching experience: date of teaching, institution, class-size)

· The names, addresses, phone-numbers and emails of two professional references who are in a position to comment on the applicant’s current or previous teaching experience.

Applications will be accepted up until the beginning of the term or until the position is filled.

For more information, email Professor Edward M. Luby, Director of Museum Studies, at [email protected]

Applications should be submitted as a single PDF, labeled as follows: Last Name_First Name_ Museum Studies.

San Francisco State University is a member of the CSU system and serves a diverse student body of 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University seeks to promote appreciation of scholarship, freedom and, human diversity through excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment. San Francisco State is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager

Thank you for your interest in employment with California State University (CSU). CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California. Because of this, CSU prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California with very limited exception. While this position may be eligible for occasional telework, all work is expected to be performed in the state of California, and this position is assigned to on-campus operations.

Advertised: April 25, 2022 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled

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