Assistant Professor, Contemporary Art History, Theory & Criticism
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Nevada, United States|
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applicants for an Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art History, Theory and Criticism.
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 28,000 students and 2,900 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. UNLV is committed to enhancing its role as Minority Serving Institution currently designated as an Asian American, Native American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI), and is working toward becoming a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). UNLV is classified in the category of Research Universities (high research activity) by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on-line at: http://www.unlv.edu.
ROLE OF THE POSITION
The Department of Art in the College of Fine Arts at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track appointment in Art History with a specialization in contemporary art (post-1945) at the assistant professor level beginning Fall 2014. Programs within the Department of Art lead to degrees of Bachelor of Arts in Art (BA), Bachelor of Arts in Art History (BA), Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art (BFA), and Master of Fine Arts in Art (MFA). This search for a specialist in contemporary art history (post-1945), theory and criticism will provide the successful candidate with opportunities to create collaborations among diverse units within the College of Fine Arts and the university at large. The successful candidate is expected to pursue a research agenda related to contemporary art history, theory and practice. S/he will be responsible for teaching both undergraduate art history survey courses, including the history of photography, as well as courses focusing on contemporary art history, and graduate courses in theory and criticism. The successful candidate will be expected to mentor undergraduate and graduate students and be willing to work with practicing artists and UNLV galleries in curatorial efforts and museum studies.
PhD in Art History, strong evidence of professional activity, publication as well as conference participation; a minimum of two years experience teaching contemporary art history beyond the PhD at the college or university level is highly desirable. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply as UNLV is committed to diversity in race, gender, and ethnicity.
Salary competitive with similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.
On the online application please submit where requested 1) a letter of interest addressing research, teaching and work experience relevant to the position; 2) a Curriculum Vitae/Resume; 3) a list of three references with their contact information; and 4) a statement of teaching philosophy. In addition please email (in pdf form) two examples of your writing, and two examples of relevant course syllabi, to Dr. Robert Tracy, Art History Search Chair: Robert.email@example.com
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on December 15, 2013 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted by that date. Questions should be addressed to Dr. Robert Tracy, Search Committee Chair.
All application materials are to be submitted via on-line application at: https://hrsearch.unlv.edu
For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Online App. Form: https://hrsearch.unlv.edu
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|Primary Category:||Art and Art History
|Secondary Categories:||Visual Studies