Job Opening – Assistant or Associate Professor of Art History (10/2012)

2012 October 10

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, North Carolina

Dynamic Art Department seeks an art historian committed to cultural diversity, who is trained in contemporary art history and criticism and possesses a global focus with strong interests in Asia, Latin America or the Middle East. A successful candidate will be dedicated to undergraduate and graduate teaching, developing curriculum in their area(s) of interest and sharing the responsibility for teaching a one-semester introduction to art and/or survey of art. An active program of research is expected. This is a full-time, tenure track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor and a salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Teaching experience beyond the T.A. level preferred. A Ph.D. earned or anticipated by August 1, 2013.

The Department of Art at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is part of the College of Arts and Sciences and offers a BA in Art History, BA in Studio Art, and BFA in Studio Art, and Art Education with a strong liberal arts component. The Art History area consists of five full-time, professionally active faculty who direct 45 majors and contribute to the MFA, BA and BFA Studio and Art Ed programs through instruction, student advising, and thesis committee service.

Greensboro is a diverse city, reflective of the larger adjacent metropolitan areas. UNCG is also one of the most diverse campuses in the UNC system, reflected in the composition of its undergraduate student body (http://oedi.uncg.edu/diversity/). We seek to attract a diverse applicant pool for this position, including women and members of minority groups. We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) employer with a strong commitment to faculty diversity and will respond creatively to the needs of dual-career couples.

Initial interviews will be conducted at the annual meeting of the College Art Association or by phone, if necessary.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, supporting materials such as syllabi and publications, and three letters of recommendation with email and phone numbers to:

Dr. Heather L. Holian
Art History Search Committee Chair
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Department of Art
P.O. Box 26170
Greensboro NCĀ  27402-6170

Application Deadline: January 14, 2013 or until the position is filled.

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