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Assistant Professor of Art History and Curatorial Studies

Coastal Carolina University
South Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Nov 21, 2023
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Assistant Professor of Art History and Curatorial Studies


Visual Arts

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PFAC - Slotted Faculty

Full or Part Time



9 mo.

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Assistant Professor of Art History and Curatorial Studies

The Department of Visual Arts at Coastal Carolina University, accredited by NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design), seeks applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Art History to begin August 2024. Candidates should be broadly trained in Western art history, with a primary research area focused on Early Modern art history. Responsibilities will include teaching a range of topics on Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and eighteenth-century art and/or architecture, as well as survey courses, and the development of upper level courses in the candidate’s area(s) of interest. Candidates should also have teaching and/or professional experience in curatorial studies. Special consideration will be given to candidates who can demonstrate the ability to connect the study of the Early Modern world with global perspectives.

The successful applicant must hold the Ph.D. in art history at the time of employment. Undergraduate teaching experience beyond assistantships is desirable. A strong record of scholarly activity, including professional presentations and publications, is expected. Salary is nationally competitive.
Interested candidates must complete an online application at and to submit the following documents:
• Cover Letter
• Curriculum Vitae
• A descriptive teaching statement that shows your implementation of different teaching practices for various student learning needs.
• Offprints of published articles or essays are encouraged
• Contact information for 3 references, who will be contacted at a later date
Letters of Recommendation will be solicited from finalists in the search. Review of applications will begin December 22, and will continue until position has been filled.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 49 states and 55 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate and master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in instructional technology, and PhD degrees in marine science: coastal and marine systems science and education sciences.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

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Must hold the appropriate terminal degree or meet the established alternative qualifications, and exhibit strong potential for excellence in teaching.

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Analytical and Problem Solving, Confidentiality, Constant Interruptions, Customer Contact, Detailed Work, Language, Math, Multiple Concurrent Tasks, Reading (documents or instruments), Reasoning, Stress, Training, Verbal Communication, Written Communication

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Chemicals, Dirt, Fumes, Hazards, Heat/Cold, Noise, Toxins

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Carrying, Lifting, Cleaning, Climbing, Crawling, Kneeling, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Squatting, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing

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  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Application
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Reference List
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
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  1. Media File
  2. Portfolio
  3. Other Document 1
  4. Writing Sample

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