Assistant Professor of Art History – Americas (Era/Period Open)
Job no: 506327
Department: Coll of Arts, Hum, Soc Science
Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Stanislaus – Turlock
Categories: Unit 3 – CFA – California Faculty Association, Faculty – Fine/Performing Arts, Probationary, Full Time
|Assistant Professor of Art History – Americas (Era/Period Open): Tenure-Track Art Historian with a Specialty in the Americas (Era/Period Open). The Department of Art invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor. The person appointed to this position will teach in the area of Pre-Columbian and/or Latin American Art. Duties include teaching a variety of lower-division courses, such as Art History Survey: Non-Western, Art History Survey: Ancient, Art History Survey: Modern, Art Appreciation, Looking at Art, and Introduction to the Fine Arts. Upper-division courses could include, depending on the successful candidate’s specialty: African Art; Art, Museums and Society; Global Modernisms; Missions of California; Pre-Columbian Art; Women and Gender in Art History; and/or Senior Seminar. As a new area in the Art History Program, candidates should expect to develop new courses in their area(s) of expertise to enrich the curriculum (2 or more new courses). Other responsibilities include participation in professional activities and research, departmental and university activities, committee work, curriculum development and long-range planning, advising, recruitment, and mentorship. Effective teaching, scholarly productivity, and service to the University are required for retention, promotion, and tenure. This position is contingent upon the availability of authorized funding. This is an academic year appointment.
|A Ph.D. in Art History at the time of hire and evidence of effective university-level teaching are required.
|Emphasis in Pre-Columbian Art with a minor field in Latin American Art, emphasis in Latin American Art with a minor field in Pre-Columbian Art, and/or research interest in Afro-Latinidad or in other diasporic communities of Latin America. A potential candidate’s consideration will be enhanced by providing evidence of scholarly accomplishment, university teaching experience beyond teaching assistantships, and outstanding teaching evaluations.
|HOW TO APPLY & DEADLINE:
|A complete application must include: an application cover letter specifically addressing the position description and qualifications; examples of scholarly activity; a diversity statement; a statement of teaching philosophy; 2 sample syllabi of a lower- and upper-division course related to the candidate’s subfield; unofficial copies of graduate transcripts; copies of teaching evaluations; a curriculum vitae including the names, addresses, and telephone numbers and email addresses of three references. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.
To apply for this position, please click the “Apply Now” button on this page.
If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:
Dr. Scheiwiller, Director of the Art History Program
Department of Art
College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
California State University, Stanislaus
One University Circle Turlock, CA
Phone: +1 209 667-3497
The deadline for assuring full consideration is January 26, 2022; however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled. This appointment begins on August 17, 2022.
An application must include a statement of your demonstrated commitment to working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds in addition to any other required documents as indicated above.
|CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/.
|Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package.
|ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT and THE COLLEGE:
|The Department of Art at California State University, Stanislaus, is one of three divisions within the School of Art, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, and offers the following NASAD-accredited programs: BFA, Mixed Subject emphasis; BA in Art, Studio emphasis; BA Art History; BA in Art, Subject Matter Preparation in Art, designed for future teachers; Minor in Art History; Minor in Art; and a Liberal Studies Concentration in Art for Liberal Studies students. Find out more about our program at: https://www.csustan.edu/soa and https://www.csustan.edu/art.
|CAMPUS & AREA:
|California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion – one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master’s programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts.Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West’s No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.CSU Stanislaus values shared governance: Handbook statement on shared governance
|EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
|The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. You can learn more about federal equal employment opportunity protections by accessing the Department of Labor’s notices: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf Individuals with disabling conditions who require accommodation during the recruitment process may contact the ADA Coordinator at (209) 667-3159.In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
|MANDATED REPORTER PER CANRA
|The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse And Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.
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|CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CLEARANCE NOTICE
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lbader (2022, February 4). Assistant Professor of Art History – Americas (Era/Period Open). Transregional Latin America Network. Retrieved February 29, 2024, from https://doi.org/10.58079/t9ro