JOB: Assistant Professor, Contemporary Art @ California State University, East Bay (CSUEB)

DEPARTMENT OF ART

FULL-TIME TENURE-TRACK

*OAA Position No. 15-16 ART-ARTHISTORY-TT

THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, a diverse student body of over 14,000 students, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. The University has campuses in Hayward, Contra Costa County, Online, and in Oakland, California. Our 600 faculty offer bachelor’s degrees in 42 fields, minors in 62 fields, master’s degrees in 36 fields, and 1 doctoral degree program. http://www20.csueastbay.edu/

THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Art serves over 420 Art majors and offers the BA and BFA degrees in several option areas including art history and an MA in Multimedia. Please visit our website at http://www20.csueastbay.edu/class/departments/art/

DUTIES OF THE POSITION: Teaching and curriculum development in art history in the areas of contemporary, modern, and world art history. Recruiting potential students for the Department of Art through building and maintaining connections with community and professional organizations as well as local community colleges. Maintain a continuous record of professional activity (e.g. scholarly work) commensurate with assigned teaching and other duties as required by University retention, tenure, and Promotion policies and procedures. Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Concord and Online campuses. In addition to teaching, all faculty have advising responsibilities, assist the department with administrative and/or committee work, and are expected to assume campus-wide committee responsibilities.

RANK AND SALARY: Assistant Professor. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience. Subject to budgetary authorization.

DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Fall Quarter, 2015

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidate must have earned a doctorate in art history no later than the effective date of the appointment. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of scholarly achievement specializing in contemporary, modern art and theory. Scholarly achievement or work in contemporary art and new media are preferred. Scholarly achievement or work in world art, ethnicity in art, and gender topics in art are preferred. Candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity. This University is fully committed to the rights of students, staff and faculty with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. For more information about the University’s program supporting the rights of our students with disabilities see: http://www20.csueastbay.edu/af/departments/as/

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Evaluation of applicants will begin October 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, which addresses the qualifications noted in the position announcement; a complete and current vita; a statement of teaching interests/philosophy; and three (3) letters of recommendation at:
https://my.csueastbay.edu/psp/pspdb1/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL

NOTE: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee’s identity and eligibility to work, in accordance with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. If you are considered as a finalist for the position, you may be subject to a background check.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

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Author: Camara Dia Holloway

I am an art historian specializing in early twentieth century American art with particular focus on the history of photography, race and representation, and transatlantic modernist networks. I earned my PhD at Yale University in the History of Art Department. Besides my leadership role as the Founding Co-Director of the Association for Critical Race Art History (ACRAH), I am recognized for my expertise on African American Art, particularly African American Photography, and as a seasoned consultant for exhibitions, museum collections, and symposia/lectures planning.

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