Texas State University, History
Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Practice, Museum History and Practice
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Texas, United States|
The Department of History at Texas State University invites applications for a professor of practice, any rank, in museum history and museum studies. The successful candidate will be expected to teach specialized undergraduate and graduate courses in the practice of public history in museums. Preferred areas of expertise include one or more of the following or related specializations: critical museum studies, critical/inclusive museum interpretation and audience development, museum education, exhibit design, material culture, collection standards and best practices, museum ethics, museum management and administration. Candidates must demonstrate a strong record of museum practice, including experience within museums, galleries and/or cultural centers and the ability to work collaboratively with public institutions and audiences; for the rank of assistant professor, a minimum of 5 years, for associate professor, a minimum of 10 years, and for professor, a minimum of 15 years. We seek a collaboratively-minded colleague with an interest in engaging with communities and organizations across and outside the university. The position is part of a thriving public history program concentration in the master’s degree in History. Participation in departmental programs, service, and governance is expected of the successful candidate. Ph.D. in History or related fields is required by time of appointment, and the salary is commensurate with experience. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards. For information on Texas State faculty of practice appointment policy, see: http://policies.txstate.edu/division-policies/academic-affairs/04-01-23.html
Appointment date is 15 August 2019. To guarantee full consideration, all application materials must be received by 29 October 2018. A complete application will include a letter of application, current curriculum vitae or resume, a sample of written work in one or more of the preferred areas of expertise, and three letters of recommendation. Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered: Please submit materials to https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/22758. Texas State University is an Emerging Research University and a Hispanic Serving Institution located 35 miles south of Austin and 35 miles north of San Antonio. Texas State is an EOE.
|Primary Category:||Public History