Job: Temporary Assistant Professor in Art History, Utah State University (Jul 16, 2018)

Utah State University, August 13, 2018 – June 30, 2019
Application deadline: Jul 16, 2018

Utah State University, Caine College of the Arts seeks a Temporary Assistant Professor in Art History to teach a 3/3 load. This is a 9- month temporary appointment for the 2018-19 academic year, beginning August 13, 2018. The ideal candidate will have a doctorate in Art History and experience in teaching at the university level. Salary is commensurate with experience. A generous benefits package is offered.

Your application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, philosophy of teaching statement, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of five individuals who are familiar with your work as a teacher (this information will be captured on your application). Please do not submit creative/scholarly documentation until requested.
Responsibilities:

The candidate will teach six sections of Art History; three in the fall and three in the spring. She/he will be expected to also mentor and work with undergraduate students.
Dept/College Highlights:

The Department of Art + Design is comprised of 20 full-time faculty plus adjuncts, 7 support and technical staff, 16 graduate students, and 436 undergraduates. The department offers BFA degrees in Ceramics, Graphic Design, Art Education, Printmaking, Photography, Painting & Drawing, Sculpture, a BID in Interior Design, BA in Art and Art History, as well as a BS in Art; and MFA degrees as well. The BFA mission is to prepare students for graduate school or professional careers as artists and designers.

Founded in 2010, the Caine College of the Arts is comprised of around 70 full-time faculty plus adjuncts, 25 graduate students, and 800 undergraduates. The college offers graduate degrees in 12 emphasis areas and the bachelors in 34 different emphasis areas. The Caine College of the Arts provides for a collaborative culture in which a unified “community of the arts” can thrive. This collaboration supports opportunities in discovery, teaching, and learning, connections across artistic disciplines, and expanded outreach partnerships and possibilities. Collaboration and outreach position Utah State University as a national model for the “new land-grant university” where personal, professional, academic, and community enrichment through the arts is a major institutional goal. The Caine College of the Arts brings together students and faculty for artistic study and a liberal arts education at a research university.  For additional information about the college and its programs, visit cca.usu.edu.

Utah State University (USU) is a land-grant university founded in 1888. The university is a Carnegie RU/H institution with approximately 28,000 students (25,000 undergraduates and 3,000 graduate students) from all 50 states and 78 foreign countries.

The USU Logan campus is in Cache Valley, a community of about 110,000 located in a picturesque mountain valley in Northern Utah about 80 miles from Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region. Additional information about Utah State University can be found at www.usu.edu.

Utah State University is committed to enhancing multicultural and gender diversity and is sensitive to the needs of dual-career couples. It is an AA/EO employer and encourages application from minorities, women, people with disabilities and veterans. The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires that work eligibility be documented for all new employees. Please be prepared to verify eligibility for employment.
Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications: PhD or equivalent from an accredited institution.
Ability to teach a class in Art History
Demonstrated commitment to mentoring of students.
University teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Doctorate in Art History

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