Contemporary Art History, Theory & Criticism
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Nevada, United States|
The Department of Art at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas is inviting applications for a tenure-track position in Contemporary Art History, Theory & Criticism at the Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate is expected to teach broadly in the area at both the undergraduate and graduate level, as well as be able to teach graduate theory and art history surveys. H/she should be actively involved in research and writing and able to mentor students in the department's BFA and MFA studio degree programs.
Minimum Qualifications: PhD. in Contemporary Art History, 2-years full-time teaching experience beyond the graduate level.
Preferred Qualifications: Publication record and evidence of serious and active engagement with issues in contemporary art practices, contemporary art theory, and criticism. Museum and/or curatorial experience a plus.
The following primary material are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu 1) a CV including a link to your Website and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references who may be contacted, 2) a Letter of Interest (cover letter) with specific references to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications, 3) a Statement of Teaching Philosophy.
The following supplemental materials must be submitted on a CD or DVD and mailed to Contemporary Art History Search, Department of Art, Box 455002, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154: sample course syllabi, and (optional) video of public lecture/presentation (as QuickTime or MPEG4). Identify the disk legibly on the outside with your name and search title. For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For all other, please contact the Department of Art, 702-895-3237. Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.
UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 27,000 students and 2,800 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada. Programs within the Department of Art lead to degrees of Bachelor of Arts in Art (BA), Bachelor of Arts in Art History (BA), Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art (BFA), and Master of Fine Arts in Art (MFA). For more information, visit us on-line at: http://www.unlv.edu.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on December 15, 2012 and the best consideration will be gained for a complete application with all required primary and supplemental materials submitted prior to that date. Possible CAA interview. Position contingent upon funding.
Art History Search, Department of Art, Box 455002, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154, USA. Tel. 702-895-2717.