University of Memphis, Department of Art
Assistant Professor in Contemporary Art History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Tennessee, United States|
The Department of Art at the University of Memphis seeks to hire a tenure track Assistant Professor in Art History beginning August 2020. The Department of Art invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Modern and Contemporary Art History. We seek a dynamic teacher-scholar who will complement the expertise of existing faculty in a multi-disciplinary department.
The successful candidate will teach a 3-2 load that includes art history surveys, undergraduate and graduate courses in American and European Modern Art post 1940, as well as to global Contemporary Art. The candidate will also be encouraged to develop courses within the area of specialization. Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to working with BFA, MFA, and MA students across the different department programs including art history, graphic design, studio arts, and art education. Candidates should demonstrate a sustained commitment to developing a strong record of scholarly research and publishing within the field of Contemporary Art History or Visual Culture Studies.
Responsibilities include committee work, academic advising, curriculum development, and university service related to the mission of the institution, assisting in its strategic goals towards institution-wide diversity and inclusiveness.
A Ph.D. in Art History is required (degree in hand by May 2020). We seek scholars who demonstrate scholarly promise and embody diversity. We strongly encourage applicants from racial and ethnic minorities, women, and individuals historically under-represented in the profession across gender or sexual identity, race, creed, ethnic or national origin, physical ability, or any other legally protected status. Rank is Assistant Professor. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Dr. Earnestine Jenkins
University of Memphis
244A Arts Communications Building, Memphis TN 38152
|Primary Category:||Art / Art History
|Secondary Categories:||Contemporary History