Marshall University. Assistant Professor, Full-time, Tenure-Track. PhD in art history or a related field required. Begins August 2012. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Responsibilities: Teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels and oversee individualized graduate research and creative activity. Related duties include academic advising, curriculum development, budgeting, developing and maintaining visual resources, keeping regular office hours and actively serving the university and community.
Required: Collaborative and creative generalist with strength in modern and contemporary art, effective written and oral skills and capacity to effectively inspire majors and non-majors. Ability and ambition to develop additional courses in area of research expertise with evidence of computer proficiency and significant and ongoing scholarly work are central.
Preferred: Versatile teacher with college teaching experience in a studio art and design environment. The university places a high priority on candidates who can contribute to the general education curriculum with core courses stressing critical thinking. Ability to offer courses in art criticism and/or theory, non-western art, visual culture, graphic design, new media, and/or film history, museum management and/or related interdisciplinary fields is highly desired. Familiarity with online curriculum development and delivery, student recruitment and retention and grant writing are also valued.
For application guidelines go to: http://www.marshall.edu/cofa/art. Complete electronic applications received by November 15, 2011 will receive priority consideration and must include the following information merged into a single PDF document in the order listed below: a) letter of application, b) CV, c) statement of teaching philosophy, d) example/s of scholarly writing, e) sample syllabi (if available), and f) names and contact information for three references (no letters). Hard copy submissions will not be accepted. Candidates selected for interviews must have official transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) forwarded by their degree granting institutions directly to Donald Van Horn, Dean, College of Fine Arts, Marshall University, Huntington, WV, 25755.
Marshall University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.