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Assistant Teaching Professor Art History

Ball State University

Last Updated: 7/31/22

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School of Art

Assistant Teaching Professor Art History

Ball State University

The School of Art at Ball State University welcomes applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor of Art History to begin August 19, 2022. This is full-time, non-tenure track one year position for the 2022-23 academic year only.

Responsibilities include teaching sections of a global survey art history, a writing and research course for undergraduates, and additional courses that complement the art history faculty’s current offerings in Asian, American, modern, and contemporary art. Course development, support and mentoring will be offered. Ball State University has ample Faculty/Graduate housing, both furnished and unfurnished, for a reasonable fee.

At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Position Function: Teach undergraduate survey courses for art and art history majors, undergraduate non-major survey courses, writing and research classes for undergraduates, and additional courses that complement the art history faculty’s current offerings in Asian, American, modern, and contemporary art.

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 in art history from an accredited college or university program and at least one year of teaching experience at the college level.

Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/31838.

Include the following documents with your application:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Global survey and an upper-level course in your area of expertise under “Course Syllabi” document
  • An inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching. research, and / or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit: 500 words.

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through 07/14/2022.

Destination 2040: Our Flight Path establishes Ball State University’s ambitious goals for our second century:

  • We pledge to provide a premier educational experience for every student.
    • We pledge to partner with the community to improve the lives of our neighbors.
    • We are dedicated to having a lifelong presence in the lives of our alumni.
    And when we complement these promises with our commitment to our enduring values, we define that which makes our University and its culture distinctive.

    Our faculty are collegial, collaborative, innovative, inclusive, and adaptive, both within and beyond one’s home unit. These attributes include commitments to collaborative discourse, interdisciplinary inquiry, and enterprising learning practices.

    Our faculty are expected to be innovative, adaptive, engaging teachers across modalities; producers of impactful creative and/or scholarly work; leaders in meaningful service activities to multiple communities. We seek faculty members who are strategic thinkers, engaging our dynamic communities. We are committed to student and faculty success, impact, and access, within an environment that prioritizes inclusive excellence. We inspire each other to be critical thinkers and responsible citizens, so that we can pursue fulfilling careers and meaningful lives.

    Ball State University lives the values of Beneficence. We invite you to be part of our community.

    Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world.

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit: https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/Faculty

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.



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Muncie, Indiana, United States
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball Sta...