Job Opening – Art History/Humanities Faculty (12-10-0093) (05/2012)
University of Arkansas – Fort Smith
Fort Smith, Arkansas
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2012
JOB DUTIES: Primary responsibilities include teaching upper-level art history courses and teaching in the general education program including Survey of Art History and interdisciplinary fine arts courses. Other responsibilities may include participation in the general education/assessment program; ongoing curriculum planning and review; professional/instructional development; participation in committee activities; student advisement, recruitment, and retention activities; and other related duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in Art History or Interdisciplinary Fine Arts; two years of college-level teaching experience; and experience teaching interdisciplinary fine arts courses, including music, painting, sculpture, dance, theater, film, and architecture. ABDs may be considered if degree will be completed during first year of employment. Specialization is open; however, the successful candidate will be a generalist with the ability to teach outside the discipline. Preferred candidates will have the ability to teach the following: Survey of Art History, Humanities Through the Arts, and other selected upper level art history courses. The successful candidate will possess experience with facilitated learning and web classes; experience with learner-centered education; a systematic approach to the assessment of student learning; experience in the design and use of a variety of instructional strategies and methods of measuring student learning in lecture and lab settings; and a record of scholarship in the discipline. Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for part of these requirements.
SALARY & BENEFITS: Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, with appointment expected at a minimum rank of assistant professor. Competitive benefits package available including health, dental, vision, life, and income protection plans; excellent retirement benefits; liberal leave plan; flex benefit plan; and tuition benefits for employee and family.
DEADLINE: Open until filled
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, and unofficial college transcripts with employment application form to: Search Committee, c/o Human Resources, UAFS, 5210 Grand Avenue, Fullerton Administration Building, Room 239 or P.O. Box 3649, Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649 or by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Electronic submission is encouraged. Incomplete applications may be eliminated without consideration.