ASSISTANT PROFESSOR ART HISTORY: The Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for one tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank for an Art Historian in Medieval art with specialization in Mediterranean
Cultures/Byzantine and experience in teaching foundation surveys of art. Experience outside of the university teaching environment such as museum experience and/or fieldwork is also desirable. This full-time appointment offers a competitive salary and benefits package and will commence August 2014. Applicants with diverse cultural, ethnic and national perspectives are welcome.
RESPONSIBILITIES: UTSA offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in both Studio Art and Art History (B.A., B.F.A. and M.F.A. in Studio Art and B.A. and M.A. in Art History). The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to work in an integrated studio and lecture environment, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. The regular teaching course load is 3-2, plus creative/research activities and service/committee obligations.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: PhD degree in Art History or related field and at least two years of university level teaching experience, as well as a record of publication. The applicant must be able to develop, refine and teach courses ranging from non-majors to majors and from freshman through Graduate levels.
THE DEPARTMENT OF ART AND ART HISTORY: UTSA is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. The Department offers Art History and criticism programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts Degree (BA) and the Master of Arts Degree (MA). Additionally, Studio art programs in ceramics, new media, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture lead to the Bachelor of Arts Degree (BA), the Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (BFA) and the Master of Fine Arts Degree (MFA). The Art and Art History faculty is composed of 18 full-time and 18 part-time faculty members. The Department serves approximately 2400 students per semester with approximately 490 undergraduate majors and 45 graduate students enrolled in the Studio and Art History programs. The Department also has two exhibition spaces: the UTSA Art Gallery on the 1604 Campus and the UTSA Satellite Space near downtown.
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO: More than 30,000 students are currently enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs at the University. San Antonio has many multicultural attributes. While best known for its historical attractions, the San Antonio Missions and the Riverwalk, it also supports a lively, thriving arts scene that includes the international residency program at Artpace, the nationally acclaimed Blue Star Contemporary Art Center; Southwest School of Art, San Antonio Museum of Art, and McNay Art Museum, as well as a growing number of other galleries and exhibition spaces.
Review of applications will commence starting December 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. All applications will be acknowledged and reviewed in the order they are received. Applicants must submit: 1) a letter of application, 2) a current resume, 3) samples of research/published work, publications and presentations, 4) Three letters of reference/recommendation. (5) The names, postal and email addresses, and telephone numbers of the three references. 6) A self-addressed, stamped envelope for return of materials. Applications must be submitted by mail or carrier, please no electronic submissions. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by the time of hire. UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Applications must be submitted to:
Art History Search – University of Texas at San Antonio
Department of Art and Art History
Art Building 4.01.06
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249
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