The School of Art at Ball State University welcomes applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor of Art History to begin August, 2020. This is a full-time contract faculty position.
Responsibilities include teaching courses that complement the art history faculty’s current offerings in Asian, American, modern, and contemporary art; teaching undergraduate survey courses for art and art history majors, undergraduate non-major survey courses, writing and research classes for undergraduates, and upper-level and/or graduate classes in areas such as European (before 1750), African, Latin American, and/or Islamic Art.
The School of Art at Ball State has forty-nine full-time faculty and offers state-of-the-art facilities serving almost 600 undergraduate majors as well as a growing graduate program. Programs at the BA, BS, BFA and MFA levels include animation, art education, art history, ceramics, drawing, glass, graphic arts management, metals, painting, photography and intermedia arts, printmaking, sculpture, and visual communication (graphic design).
Housed in the Art and Journalism building, School of Art students enjoy over 57,000 square feet of world-class facilities, a nationally ranked animation program, the Atrium Gallery, and the Glick Center for Glass. Students and faculty work closely with David Owsley Museum of Art on campus, among the finest university art collections in the nation.
Ball State University is accredited by the National Association for Schools of Art and Design.
Minimum qualifications: ABD in art history from an accredited college or university program and at least one semester of teaching experience at the college level.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred qualifications: PhD conferred by the date of appointment; experience teaching courses that complement the current faculty’s strengths (in Asian, American, modern, and contemporary art) such as European (before 1750), African, Latin American, and/or Islamic art.
For full application information and to apply online: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/21803.
Required in this application are:
- Cover letter addressing teaching interests and qualifications and research interests (if applicable)
- Curriculum vitae
- Under the “Other” document in the Applicant Documents section, the following are required, and must be uploaded as a single PDF in this section:
-Writing sample (one article, book or dissertation chapter, or museum publication of similar length)
- Representative course syllabi (a syllabus for a global art history survey course and a syllabus for an upper-level course are encouraged)
Although the option to upload copies of transcripts is available in the application, official, original transcripts are required at time of hire. Additionally, a degree verification will be ordered at time of hire.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through July 17, 2020.
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