Assistant Professor - Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque art
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Department of Art and Art History
Oakland University, Rochester, MI
Area: Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque art
Description: Tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque art. The candidate’s research specialization should be in one of those three areas. A secondary specialization is open. Teaching responsibilities include sections of the introductory survey of western art history, and advanced undergraduate courses in the art of Europe from the 4th century CE to 1750. Other courses may include undergraduate seminars, a writing intensive critical thinking course, and senior thesis capstone required of all art history majors. Opportunities exist for curricular development in areas of specialization involving comparative scholarship and innovative approaches to interdisciplinary frameworks. PhD required by the appointment start date; undergraduate teaching experience is preferred.
The Department values comparative approaches to art history and will be especially receptive to scholars who investigate the intersections of historical specialties within a global context.
Located in Metro Detroit, Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral/research institution and one of Michigan’s fastest growing universities with more than 19,000 students. Oakland prides itself on providing a dynamic, student-focused learning environment with integration of liberal and professional studies by a faculty of dedicated scholar-teachers. The Department of Art and Art History offers programs of study leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Art History, in Studio Art, in Studio Art with K-12 Art Education Certification, or in Graphic Design. The Department's curriculum encompasses art-making as an aesthetic expression of intellectual vision, and contextual study and research into the exceptional range of aesthetic expression throughout history.
For further information and to initiate the online application process, see http://academicjobs.oakland.edu/postings/441. First consideration will be given to candidates whose complete applications, including reference letters submitted directly by referees, are received by 11:59 p.m., Sunday, January 27, 2013.
Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.