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

2012 October 25

Miami University
Oxford, Ohio

Tenure-track Assistant Professor with specialization in contemporary art (post-1945) to complement existing faculty with degree programs in art history, studio, graphic design, and art education. We especially seek candidates whose research bridges discussions of the impact of new media on contemporary art theory and practice and who can therefore foster connections to related disciplines. Responsibilities include teaching introductory surveys, upper-level courses in contemporary art, undergraduate seminars in area of expertise, and opportunities for graduate classes with MFA students; maintaining a high level of research and scholarly activity consistent with tenure expectations; and service requirements such as committee work, curriculum development, and/or service to student organizations. Ph.D. by start date of August 2013 required; record of scholarly activity and teaching experience are highly desirable.

Send cover letter including contact information and CV as a single PDF to Dr. Andrew Casper, Committee Chair, casperar@muohio.edu and be prepared to submit a teaching philosophy and recent publication upon request only. Please arrange for three references to send letters electronically to the same address. Screening of applications begins December 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.

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