Position Title Assistant Professor of Practice in Art (Art History) - up to 2 positions to be filled
FLSA status Exempt
Hiring Salary Commensurate with education and experience.
College College of Arts & Media
Department Dept of Art
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job
The Art Department of Sam Houston State University invites applicants for full-time Assistant Professors of Practice to teach Art History beginning Fall 2022.
We are seeking up to two generalists with the ability to teach art history surveys and other art history courses both face to face and through online platforms. The appointment requires teaching 4 courses per semester in Survey I, Survey II and another area that may include the History of Mexican Art, Modern Art before 1945, Art after 1945, the History of Design, History of Photography, or the History of Animation, Museum and Gallery Practices, or other topics in Contemporary Art. The teaching load is four courses per semester and is a combination of face to face lectures and online teaching through Blackboard. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to attend monthly department faculty meetings and serve on departmental committees.
Educational Requirements for the Position
Candidates must have a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Art History. Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD in Art History.
Experience Required for the Position
Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is required. Demonstrated potential for peer reviewed research activities is preferred.
The Department of Art www.shsu.edu/art has about 550 undergraduate majors in Graphic Design, Studio Art, Photography, and Animation and offers an MFA in Art and Social Practice.
Applicants should submit the following in PDF:
• cover letter
• a detailed CV
• statement of teaching philosophy
• samples of syllabi from courses taught
• statement of research
• names and contact information of three references
• samples of publications or dissertation chapters.
Review of materials will begin on January 18, 2022, and the search will remain open until the position is filled.
Interim Full Time
To apply please visit https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/29372
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