JOB: Asst Prof, Modern/Contemporary @ Providence College

Providence College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Art and Art History at the assistant professor level, beginning August 1, 2023. We seek an interdisciplinary teacher-scholar who specializes in the chronological era from c.1800 to the present. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in Modern and Contemporary Art, participation in a team-taught Survey, advanced undergraduate seminars, and Methods and Senior Thesis courses on a rotating basis. We welcome research and courses that center intersectional approaches to Modern and Contemporary art and media and also may be cross-listed with Women’s and Gender Studies, Black Studies, American Studies, Global Studies, Latin American and Latinx Studies, Asian Studies, Communication, and other departments such as Theater, Dance, and Film; English; Political Science, etc, depending on the expertise and interests of the person hired. Cooperation and coordination with our thriving PC Galleries’ exhibitions and programming is also desired. Collegial interaction and engagement with students in our Studio Art program is also important to the position.

Preference will be given to applicants who possess a Ph.D. from an accredited institution and demonstrate a strong commitment to innovative teaching, use of technology, interdisciplinary art historical scholarship, and demonstrated broad methodological interests within the field(s) of expertise. The position includes competitive salary and benefits, as well as research support including travel funds, library resources, and grant writing assistance.

Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its Mission. We believe that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of our academic program and strive to foster an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a stellar and diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. As our student body grows increasingly diverse, experience and commitment to teaching and mentoring students from a range of economic, social and cultural backgrounds is preferred. An Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer, the College especially encourages the applications of women and persons of color. A Key pillar of Providence College’s Strategic Plan is “intentionally recruiting and retaining faculty and staff who are drawn to, and supportive of, the mission of the College, and who have demonstrated a commitment to the human flourishing of each member of the campus community.” To review the strategic plan, please visit https://strategic-plan.providence.edu/.

Providence College is located in the city of Providence—the capital city of Rhode Island situated between New York City and Boston—and home to a vibrant arts scene comprising world-class museums, galleries, universities, theatres, and a philharmonic.

Candidates should submit the following documents online: a cover letter; curriculum vitae; graduate transcripts; a statement of teaching philosophy; evidence of past and/or prospective future contributions to the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion; and the names and email addresses of three reference providers who will be prompted to submit letters of recommendation on your behalf. Application instructions are available on the College website at: https://careers.providence.edu/postings/7477 .
For additional information or questions, please contact Paul Crenshaw, chair, Department of Art & Art History, at paul.crenshaw@providence.edu.

Review of applications begins December 1, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.

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JOB: Asst Prof, African/African Diaspora @ George Washington University

Corcoran Art History Program at The George Washington University
Job Posting

Position: Assistant Professor of Art History
Tenure: Tenure Track
Specialty: African and/or African diaspora
Start Date: Fall 2023
Position Link: www.gwu.jobs/postings/96084

Position Description:
The George Washington University’s Art History Program invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Art History, specializing in the art and/or visual culture of Africa and/or the African diaspora, to begin in Fall 2023. The research focus and period of specialization are open. Candidates whose range of interests and teaching extend across historical periods and address transcontinental exchanges are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will build on the art history program’s expanding of its geographical and conceptual scope by developing new directions in course offerings at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In the wider context of GWU, candidates may engage through teaching or scholarship with a number of resources, including the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum, the Africana Studies Program, the Institute for African Studies, and other programs at the Corcoran School of the Arts & Design. In the larger community of Washington, DC, the candidate may draw upon the National Museum of African Art, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, OAS Museum of the Americas, Library of Congress, and the National Gallery of Art.

About the Corcoran School of the Arts & Design
The Corcoran School of the Arts & Design at the George Washington University prepares its graduates to be the next generation of global creative leaders with more than 20 degree programs in the fields of Art History, Studio Arts, Design, Theatre and Dance, Music, Museum Studies, and Interior Architecture. Part of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, the school functions as an incubator for artists, designers, and scholars, who learn from internationally renowned faculty at the intersection of creativity and social innovation. We are a community of civically engaged artists and practitioners, aiming to impact the world through creative change. Our students are poised not just to join the field of their choice, but to define it for themselves as they become well versed in both practice and research. As part of the George Washington University’s Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, we embody and exemplify the College’s Engaged Liberal Arts credo, which strives to link disparate fields and better prepare our graduates for rich, multidimensional careers in the evolving world we live in. The challenges society faces are diverse, requiring different modes of thought, and we prepare our students by encouraging inquiry and collaboration.

The Corcoran School’s home in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C. means that our students tap into both a vibrant, historied local city and a nerve center of international culture and government. We have a strong track record of students initiating new creative ventures and placing with top-ranked employers after graduation, with students working and studying at some of D.C.’s most prestigious companies, galleries, museums and design firms.

Duties & Responsibilities
The teaching load for this position is 2/2. Additional duties include advising and mentoring students, carrying out a program of research, and participating in faculty governance at the school and university level. Three-year renewal of contract is based on scholarly articles in peer-reviewed journals and reasonable progress towards a book-length publication. Tenure and promotion will be evaluated in the sixth year, considering the candidate’s record of teaching, service and scholarship.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree in Art History or a related field of study (e.g. Anthropology, History, Africana Studies) at the time of appointment.

Salary
Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Application Procedure
To be considered, please complete the online faculty application at www.gwu.jobs/postings/96084 and upload a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching interest; sample of scholarship (approx. 30 pages, published or unpublished); and three reference letters. Please have references send their letters directly to cahist@gwu.edu.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered.

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The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

The university and school have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply. The program is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. We are also interested in candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academia.

Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.
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Contact Information:
Corcoran Art History Program
801 22nd Street, NW, Smith Hall of Art, Washington, DC 20052
cahist@gwu.edu

JOB: Assistant Professor – Modern and Contemporary Architectural Historian @ UChicago

Position Description
The Department of Art History at the University of Chicago invites applications for an appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure track) with an expected start date of July 1, 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Department seeks applicants with innovative approaches to scholarship in the modern and contemporary history of architecture, urbanism, and/or the built environment, who also exhibit an ambitious research agenda and a commitment to developing pedagogical techniques for teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Scholars working in any geographic area, with any theoretical or methodological focus, are invited to apply. The position includes a normal teaching load of four courses per year, as well as commensurate advising and service responsibilities.

This search for an Assistant Professor is connected to a concurrent search for a Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow (PPF): apply.interfolio.com/115309. We encourage all interested applicants to submit an application for the PPF position as well, so that all available options will be open to the selected candidate.

Qualifications
All requirements for the PhD in Art or Architectural History or a related field must be completed by the start of the appointment.

Application Instructions
Required Application Documents
• Cover letter introducing research, teaching interests and pedagogical methods, long-term career goals, and detailing progress toward completion of PhD if not in hand
• Dissertation abstract (2-page maximum)
• Current CV
• One article-length text or dissertation chapter
All items must be submitted by 11:59pm Eastern Time on November 7, 2022 via the University’s Academic Recruitment site (Interfolio) at: apply.interfolio.com/115305.

Additional materials and reference letters may be requested following initial review of applications.

For more information about the Department of Art History, please visit arthistory.uchicago.edu. Please contact arthistory@uchicago.edu with any questions about the position.

Position contingent on final budgetary approval.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-834-3988 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

JOB: Asst Prof, Contemporary @ Fordham University

Description

The department of Art History and Music at Fordham University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the field of global contemporary art history, to begin in Fall 2023. We welcome candidates who examine contemporary art since 1945 from a global and transnational perspective and understand the effects of globalization, migration, and racism on contemporary artistic practices. We anticipate that our new colleague will further strengthen course offerings on non-Western art in our department and develop elements of our curriculum focused on curatorial studies, a key area of students’ interest. Commitment to anti-racist pedagogy, diversity, equity, and inclusion in a classroom setting is required. 

The successful candidate will teach introductory art history survey courses as well as upper-level electives, primarily at our Lincoln Center campus. She/he/they will be strongly encouraged to work closely with other departments and programs such as American Studies, African and African American Studies, the Latin American and Latino Studies Institute, and Middle East Studies at Fordham, and to take advantage of access to cultural institutions located in New York City. Candidates should hold a PhD in art history by June 1, 2023, have a dynamic research agenda, and be able to demonstrate effectiveness as a classroom teacher.

Cultural and intellectual pluralism are essential to the excellence of our program. We strive to foster and contribute to an academic culture and a campus community that attract and support the development of stellar and diverse faculty, reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. As such, we are especially interested in candidates whose specialties could lead to collaborations with faculty within the department and across the university, and with organizations in the larger metropolitan area.

Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition, committed to excellence through diversity. Fordham is an equal opportunity employer, and we especially encourage women, people of color, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.

Qualifications

Candidates should hold a PhD in art history by June 1, 2023, have a dynamic research agenda, and be able to demonstrate effectiveness as a classroom teacher.

Application Instructions

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae (with references listed), and a writing sample to Interfolio. Please also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly via Interfolio. The application is considered complete only when all three recommendation letters have been received. Application deadline: October 7, 2022

https://apply.interfolio.com/110003

JOB: Asst Prof, Medieval/Early Modern @ University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Art History Program in the School of Art & Design at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Art History (Medieval and/or Early Modern) beginning August 16, 2023. 

Qualifications

The qualified candidate will demonstrate research expertise in the art and visual cultures in any of the periods from the early medieval through the late seventeenth century (circa 400-1700). The geographic areas of specialization are open, with a preference for global approaches. The University of Illinois is committed to supporting research projects and teaching practices that support just, equitable, and sustainable communities. A Ph.D. in Art History or a related discipline by the start of the appointment is required. 

Responsibilities

The qualified candidate will join an interdisciplinary faculty and contribute to our curriculum by developing both general and specialized undergraduate courses for majors and non-majors, as well as research-area focused seminars for graduate students. Teaching responsibilities include a 2/2 teaching load across two semesters. These typically include at least one introductory course, one advanced undergraduate seminar, and a graduate seminar. Existing courses are viewable at the following website: http://catalog.illinois.edu/courses-of-instruction/arth/.

The successful candidate will mentor students at all levels, supervise Ph.D. and M.A. dissertation/thesis work, while contributing to the overall vitality of the program, school and university through active outreach with other campus units, and participation in various committees.

The Art History Program

The Art History Program consists of six full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty members, plus lecturers and affiliated faculty. Degrees offered at the undergraduate level are the B.A. in Art History and the B.F.A. in Art and Art History. The program offers an M.A. and Ph.D. in Art History at the graduate level. Graduate courses in Art History also support graduate minors in Museum Studies and Medieval Studies. The University Library is the largest among publicly supported educational institutions in the country. There are two university museums, the Krannert Art Museum(kam.illinois.edu) and the Spurlock Museum (spurlock.illinois.edu).  Faculty of the Art History Program actively collaborate with other university units such as the Illinois Global Institute. This institute houses the Center for African Studies, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, Center for Global Studies, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Center for South Asian and Middle East Studies, European Union Center, Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies, the Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Center, among other cross-disciplinary area studies units. Faculty also engage with Gender and Woman’s Studies, the Humanities Research Institute, and the Unit for Criticism & Interpretive Theory. Additional information about the Art History Program and other faculty areas can be found at: https://art.illinois.edu/programs-and-applying/doctoral-programs/phd-art-history/ . 

University of Illinois

As a part of the College of Fine and Applied Arts at Illinois, the School of Art & Design offers ready opportunity for collaborations with Krannert Art Museum and Krannert Center for Performing Arts, and with active departments of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Dance, Theater, and Music.

The University of Illinois is strongly international, and recognized for excellence in the Sciences, Engineering, Humanities, and the Arts. Champaign‐Urbana is in East Central Illinois, within short driving distance to Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis. For more information, please visit: www.illinois.edu for the University, https://faa.illinois.edu for the College, and https://art.illinois.edu for the School.

SalaryCommensurate with experience.

Application Procedures

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 21, 2022. Interviews may take place prior to the closing date; however, no decision will be made until after that date.  Please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu (Job ID: 1012249). For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137. Complete submissions must include the following:

1.       A letter of application

2.       Curriculum vitae

3.       Scholarly writing sample 

4.       List of three references – online application will require names and contact information for three references.

Please clearly title all files using your last name and the contents (“lastname_curriculum_vitae” or “lastname_ltr_of_applic”)

For additional information regarding the position, please contact:

Professor Oscar E. Vázquez

School of Art & Design

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

408 East Peabody Drive

Champaign, IL 61820

217-333-0855

oscarv@illinois.edu

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing accessibility@illinois.edu.

JOB: Asst Prof, Art of the Americas @ University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Art History Program in the School of Art & Design at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Art History (Americas) beginning August 16, 2023. 

Qualifications

The qualified candidate will demonstrate research expertise in the art and visual cultures of the Americas from any period, with a preference for someone who can teach both contemporary art and a course on the Americas that includes material before 1800. 

Applications from candidates whose research intersects with one or more of the following will be especially welcomed: Native American, Black, Latinx, or Asian American visual cultures, gender, or queer theory. The University of Illinois is committed to supporting research projects and teaching practices that support just, equitable, and sustainable communities. A Ph.D. in Art History or a related discipline by the start of the appointment is required. 

Responsibilities

The qualified candidate will join an interdisciplinary faculty and contribute to our curriculum by developing both general and specialized undergraduate courses for majors and non-majors, as well as research-area focused seminars for graduate students. Teaching responsibilities include a 2/2 teaching load across two semesters. These typically include at least one introductory course, one advance undergraduate art history seminar, and a graduate seminar. Existing courses are viewable at the following website: http://catalog.illinois.edu/courses-of-instruction/arth/.

The successful candidate will mentor students at all levels, supervise Ph.D. and M.A. dissertation/thesis work, while contributing to the overall vitality of the program, school and university through active outreach with other campus units, and participation in various committees.

The Art History Program

The Art History Program consists of six full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty members, plus lecturers and affiliated faculty. Degrees offered at the undergraduate level are the B.A. in Art History and the B.F.A. in Art and Art History. The program offers an M.A. and Ph.D. in Art History at the graduate level. Graduate courses in Art History also support graduate minors in Museum Studies and Medieval Studies. The University Library is the largest among publicly supported educational institutions in the country. There are two university museums, the Krannert Art Museum(kam.illinois.edu) and the Spurlock Museum (spurlock.illinois.edu).  Faculty of the Art History Program actively collaborate with other university units such as the Illinois Global Institute. This institute houses the Center for African Studies, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, Center for Global Studies, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Center for South Asian and Middle East Studies, European Union Center, Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies, the Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Center, among other cross-disciplinary area studies units. Faculty also engage with Gender and Woman’s Studies, the Humanities Research Institute, and the Unit for Criticism & Interpretive Theory. Additional information about the Art History Program and other faculty areas can be found at: https://art.illinois.edu/programs-and-applying/doctoral-programs/phd-art-history/.

University of Illinois

As a part of the College of Fine and Applied Arts at Illinois, the School of Art & Design offers ready opportunity for collaborations with Krannert Art Museum and Krannert Center for Performing Arts, and with active departments of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Dance, Theater, and Music.

The University of Illinois is strongly international, and recognized for excellence in the Sciences, Engineering, Humanities, and the Arts. Champaign‐Urbana is in East Central Illinois, within short driving distance to Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis. For more information, please visit: www.illinois.edu for the University, https://faa.illinois.edu for the College, and https://art.illinois.edu for the School.

SalaryCommensurate with experience.

Application Procedures

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 21, 2022. Interviews may take place prior to the closing date; however, no decision will be made until after that date.  Please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu (Job ID: 1012239). For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137. Complete submissions must include the following:

1.      A letter of application

2.      Curriculum vitae

3.      Scholarly writing sample 

4.      List of three references – online application will require names and contact information for three references.

Please clearly title all files using your last name and the contents (“lastname_curriculum_vitae” or “lastname_ltr_of_applic”)

For additional information regarding the position, please contact:

Professor David O’Brien

School of Art & Design

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

408 East Peabody Drive

Champaign, IL 61820

217-333-0855

obrien1@illinois.edu

The University of Illinois must also comply with applicable federal export control laws and regulations and, as such, reserves the right to employ restricted party screening procedures for applicants.

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing accessibility@illinois.edu.

JOB: Asst Prof in Africana Art and Visual Culture @ Davidson College

The Africana Studies Department at Davidson College seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor with expertise in Africana Art and Visual Culture.

https://employment.davidson.edu/en-us/job/494254/assistant-professor-in-africana-art-and-visual-culture

Scholars whose work addresses larger art and visual cultures and interdisciplinary questions that the study of Africa and the African diaspora prompt are especially welcome to apply.

Our Africana Studies curriculum reflects the great ethnic, racial, and religious diversity within the category of “blackness,” and explores the artistic, historical, literary, and theoretical expressions of the various African and African Diaspora cultures.

Because Davidson College is committed to diversity and inclusion, we especially welcome candidates who have benefited from, contributed to, or created programs directed toward these important values. As a result of the College’s fundraising efforts, the new colleague in this position will belong to a cohort stemming from three tenure-track searches the Africana Studies Department is conducting this year.

The candidate must be able to teach introductory and upper-level courses in their field of expertise in Africana Arts and Visual Culture. Courses should engage themes and topics in Africana art and visual culture, informed by critical, theoretical, and/or disciplinary perspectives. The successful candidate will teach Africana 101 and the Senior capstone in a rotation with other Africana colleagues.

Candidates are expected to engage actively in research or creative activity related to Africana Art and Visual Culture. Success in the position will require continued scholarly activities through conference presentations, publications, and professional accomplishments within the field.

Digital media literacy is highly desired but not required.

Additional responsibilities include advising of undergraduates, participation in college committees and departmental tasks, and directing student research.

Requirements:

Doctoral Degree (PhD. or equivalent) or terminal degree in related field (with publication record) by July 1, 2023.
Evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in and enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching.
Record of scholarship at the intersection of Africana Studies, Art and Visual Culture.
Materials:

Review of completed applications and supporting materials at employment.davidson.edu will start on October 31, 2022.
The following materials are required of all applicants:

Concise cover letter,
C.V.,
Unofficial graduate transcript,
Statement of research interests,
Statement of interest in teaching at a liberal arts college with a diverse student body, outlining how their teaching and research might contribute to Davidson’s institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion,
One 25 to 35-page writing sample of relevant work,
Contact information for three references, one of which is to address the candidate’s engagement with Africana Studies specifically. Letters will be requested after initial screening of applications.
Davidson College is searching for three tenure track faculty in Africana Studies and three in visual and performing arts to join a community committed to expanding offerings in African, African Diaspora, Latin American and Latinx, and Asian studies. Read more about this initiative.

New employees with a start date on or later than March 1, 2022 must be fully vaccinated when they first report to work at Davidson College. Please see the full new hire vaccination policy here.

Davidson College is a highly selective, residential, four-year liberal arts college, located 20 miles from Charlotte, NC that is consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country. Davidson faculty members enjoy a low faculty-student ratio, emphasis on and appreciation of excellence in teaching, and outstanding facilities. A collegial, respectful atmosphere honors academic achievement and integrity, upholds educational excellence, encourages student-faculty collaborative research, and prioritizes inclusive pedagogy.

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.

JOB: Visiting Lecturer in Museum Studies @ University of Pittsburgh

Visiting Lecturer in Museum Studies (History of Art and Architecture Department)
The Department of History of Art and Architecture (HAA) at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a full-time Visiting Lecturer in Museum Studies for Spring 2023 through Spring 2025 (January 1, 2023 – April 30, 2025). This position, which is outside the tenure stream, may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance. Salary and benefits are competitive. Candidates must be able to demonstrate college-level teaching experience in museum studies, curatorial practice, service learning, or a closely related field. We seek a colleague whose teaching, mentorship, and service will contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to departmental and university initiatives.
The Visiting Lecturer (VL) will teach introductory classroom and practice-based courses equivalent to 9 credits every semester in the undergraduate museum studies program at our Pittsburgh campus. These courses will include:
• Museums: Society and Inclusion
• Exhibition Presentation (offered every Fall, this class is the culmination of a two-part
practicum sequence for which students create an exhibition for the University Art Gallery
(UAG))
• A new Collections Management course and laboratory, collaborating with the UAG Director
to train students in the cataloging, management, and care of the UAG’s collection
• Museum Studies Internship preparation class (working with the department’s Academic
Curator to assist with placement and mentorship)
The VL will also be expected to mentor undergraduate and graduate students beyond the classroom, including students considering museum careers, and contribute to department strategic initiatives and public-facing projects.
This position is open to scholars with expertise in all subfields of and methodological approaches to museum and curatorial studies, history of art, architecture, and related fields. Preference will be given to candidates with college-level teaching experience, hands-on experience working with museums and exhibition production, and a teaching, research, or curatorial profile that would enhance our museum studies offerings across diverse cultures and regions.
Applications should include:

  1. Cover letter of 1-2 pages, addressed to Mrinalini Rajagopalan, Department Chair.
  2. Current CV
  3. Dossier (12 pages max) which includes a statement of teaching effectiveness and/or
    professional practices, project management, and/or community programming.
  4. Diversity Statement of 1-2 pages, in which you share how your past, planned, or
    potential contributions or experiences relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion will
    advance the University of Pittsburgh’s commitment to inclusive excellence.
  5. Two confidential professional letters of recommendation addressed and emailed to
    Mrinalini Rajagopalan, Department Chair, mrr55@pitt.edu, and copied to Karoline Swiontek, Administrative Officer, karoline@pitt.edu.

To apply, visit join.pitt.edu. The requisition number for this position is 22007898.
The review of applications will begin on October 24, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Karoline Swiontek, Administrative Officer, karoline@pitt.edu.
Duties:
• Teach the equivalent of 3 classes in the History of Art and Architecture Department per semester, encompassing one museum studies classroom course, new UAG collections management course/laboratory, and museum studies internship preparation.
• Assist the Director of the University Art Gallery to engage students in the description, management, and care of the collection, and support access that furthers the teaching mission of the University.
• Steward existing relations and develop new alliances with partner institutions who host interns.
• Meet with undergraduate and graduate students beyond the classroom as may be appropriate to their educational needs.
Minimum Requirements:
• MA in Museum Studies OR comparable professional experience (defined as 5-year appointment with relevant responsibilities in an art gallery, museum, university or public arts organization)
• Some college-level teaching experience in museum studies, the history of art, architecture, or a closely related field, OR equivalent experience (5-years) in museum education, public outreach, or professional training.
• Commitment to the values of equity, inclusion, accessibility and diversity.
Preferred Requirements:
• M.A. or Ph.D. in the history of art, architecture, or a closely related field, in hand by January 1. 2023.
• Experience as the instructor of record for a college-level course in museum studies or the history of art or architecture.
• Curatorial experience and/or experience directing service-learning or community engagement programs for undergraduate students.
• Experience in managing art and /or archival collections, exhibition installation, or other skills related to museum/ art gallery management.
The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and fostering a culturally diverse environment. Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community are required.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
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JOB: Historical Archaeology of the African Diaspora @ Boston University

The Department of Anthropology at Boston University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) with a focus on the historical archaeology of the African Diaspora in the Americas, beginning Fall 2023. We seek specialists in the material culture and history of African diasporic communities in North, Central, or South America, including the Caribbean. Temporal period and technical specialty are open; community and public approaches to archaeology are especially welcome. We will give greater consideration to archaeologists whose scholarship and teaching complement those of current Archaeology faculty and bridge cognate campus programs, including African American Studies, American and New England Studies, Latin American Studies, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Successful applicants will have evidence of an ongoing research program (field, lab, and/or museum/archival), evidence of teaching effectiveness, and evidence of a commitment to increasing diversity and fostering inclusion in academia.

Boston University strives to create environments for learning, working, and living that are enriched by racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity. We expect an active record of publication, teaching experience, a willingness to participate actively in undergraduate and graduate student advising, and a commitment to the department’s and university’s institutional values regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion. Application materials should be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/22368 by October 10, 2022, and should include a cover letter, current CV, diversity statement, teaching portfolio, and contact information for three references. In the cover letter and teaching portfolio we invite candidates to explain how their teaching and mentorship activities work to increase student awareness of African Diasporic communities of the Americas and contribute to more inclusive intellectual discourse.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 

JOB: Tenure-track position in Media Arts @ Antioch College

Antioch College seeks applications for a tenure-track position in Media Arts to begin August 15th, 2023.

The Arts Division at Antioch College welcomes candidates in the Media Arts to contribute to a student-centered interdisciplinary undergraduate liberal arts curriculum. M.F.A or a Ph.D. in media arts or a related field and evidence of successful teaching at the undergraduate level is required. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to build a dynamic set of media arts courses within Antioch College’s unique self-designed major curriculum. Duties include teaching six courses per year on a term system, advising, service, and an active research or creative agenda. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

The successful candidate will have broad training in the media arts and be excited to teach a wide range of media arts courses which may include studio classes (Basic Media Production, Animation, Documentary Filmmaking); survey courses (History of Cinema, New Media, Media Theory) and courses in their areas of specialization. Scholar-practitioners are highly desired and should have strong exhibition records, be proficient in the technical, theoretical, and historical foundations of contemporary media arts practice, and be capable of sophisticated engagement with media art in its broadest definition. They should have a strong commitment to and understanding of how the arts engage social justice work and critical pedagogy.

In addition to offering courses within the discipline, the successful candidate will bring subject-matter expertise and enthusiasm to a collaborative General Education Program. The successful candidate is expected to maintain an active research agenda, participate in program development, provide academic advising, guide students in developing their Self-Designed Majors, and oversee Senior Capstone Projects.

Antioch College holds a distinct place within higher education. This is an opportunity to join a collaborative faculty community dedicated to building a new kind of American college. Antioch College is a place where students seek to “win victories for humanity” and engage in real-world problem-solving in the classroom, campus, and community, and through our renowned cooperative education program. Antioch attracts tenacious questioners who find virtue in our being rigorous and open, creative and deliberative, diverse and self-reliant; who appreciate the thoughtful scale of individual, small group and community learning, and our commitment to principles of applied and experiential education. Antioch is a laboratory for discovering new and better ways of living and learning that are the building blocks for democratic communities and a healthy planet. Through participatory learning and work-based education, students develop and put their ideas into practice. Guided by talented teachers and mentors, students own their education through a robust Self-Designed Major program that encourages students to explore the transdisciplinary spaces within and between the humanities, sciences, arts, and social sciences. Students also utilize Antioch’s dynamic resources in their studies, such as our sustainable farm, Wellness Center, Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom, and adjacent 1,100-acre nature preserve. The high level of participation in the design and governance of the College, dialogue and collaboration across the campus to develop community here and in the surrounding region is unmatched elsewhere.

Antioch College embraces diversity as a core value, and considers it fundamental to excellence in education. We are an educational community dedicated to the pursuit of social justice that intentionally and consistently supports diverse and inclusive practices. Antioch College acknowledges and seeks to end the existence of systemic inequity in terms of access to power, resources, and privilege and works to develop access and equity in the community. Within this context, Antioch seeks to build authentic engagement across diversity, ensure systems of support for historically and currently marginalized groups, and promote safety in challenging dialogues and exchanges. We believe diversity enhances learning and our individual and collective ability to manifest positive change. We seek candidates who can contribute to Antioch’s mission through curricular development and innovation that fosters social justice, cultural competencies and understanding of diversity.

Antioch College is located in the village of Yellow Springs, Ohio – a vibrant progressive community nestled between two nature preserves. Yellow Springs is located 55 miles from the fast-growing city of Columbus, Ohio, and 30 miles from the Dayton metro area.

Antioch College is an equal opportunity employer; the college offers employment, advancement opportunities, and benefits in a harassment-free environment on the basis of merit, qualifications and competency to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender identity, national origin, handicap, sexual orientation or covered veteran status. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States without Antioch sponsorship.

To apply, please send a cv (including a link to a creative portfolio), sample syllabus, and cover letter that addresses the position, including teaching philosophy and experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion, to facultysearch@antiochcollege.edu with “Media Arts” in the subject line. Additional materials will be requested from select candidates at a later stage.Official transcripts will be required of finalists for this position. For full consideration, please apply by October 20, 2022. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Antioch College sponsorship. Questions related to this position can be sent to facultysearch@antiochcollege.edu.
antiochcollege.edu/job/assistant-professor-of-media-arts-tenure-track/

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