The Department of Art & Art History at the University of Texas at Arlington seeks qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure track appointment in Non-Western Art History, at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2020.
We seek dynamic candidates with effective teaching abilities in the following research specializations: Non-Western Africanist and/or Asian specialist. Specialization in Middle Eastern, Asian, or Egyptian Art; secondary field in African Art and museum experience desirable. The successful candidate should have strong research interests and be prepared to develop and teach new courses. The Art History area supports the BA degree in Art History as well as courses for the undergraduate students and the MFA program.
Teaching specializations: History of African Art and/or History of Asian or Islamic Art. Teaching responsibilities include an introductory-level survey course on rotating basis and upper-level survey courses, 5 courses yearly.Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their scholarship, teaching, and/or service.
Minimum qualifications include a PhD in art history and preferably 2 years teaching experience at the university level.
To apply applicants should go to http://uta.peopleadmin.com/ and submit the following materials: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vita, 3) a research statement, 4) statement of teaching philosophy and 5) names and contact information of three professional references. Position is open until filled. A review of applications will begin December 1st,2019.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Internal Number: 10820
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With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.