Visiting Assistant Professor - Art History - (FAC000929)

University of Houston
Texas, United States
Not Specified
Feb 08, 2019
Employment Type
Full Time
Organization: H0083 Art
The Art History Program at the University of Houston seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor in Art History for the 2019-2020 academic year.
The teaching load for this position will be 3/3, including both lower-division surveys in the candidate's broad area of expertise and specialized upper-division courses of the candidate's design. We seek an art historian who can teach a range of classes, which may encompass any of the following, according to the candidate's specialty: surveys in Modern and Contemporary Art, History of Photography, Middle-Eastern Art, Latin American Art, African and African Diaspora Art, Asian Art, American Art, Gender and Representation, Undergraduate Art History Methods, and/or Special Topics in the candidate's area of specialty. A lower-division survey course may be repeated across the fall and spring semesters and will include support from an instructional assistant. Candidates who can teach History of Photography and/or the Survey of Renaissance to Modern Art will be prioritized.
Application materials:
  • Cover letter and CV
  • One example of published work
  • Titles and brief descriptions of 3-5 courses the candidate could offer
  • Contact information for 3 references - including phone number and email address.

Application deadline is  March 1, 2019.
Candidates should apply online through UH's Jobs portal at
For further information, please contact: Professor Sandra Zalman at
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Art History and some teaching experience at the college level. ABD candidates with teaching experience at the college level will also be considered.

Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate. All positions at the university are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

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