This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the
provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes
the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Assistant Professor of Practice in Art (Art History) - up to 2
positions to be filled
Assistant Professor of Practice
Commensurate with education and experience.
Interim Full Time
College of Arts & Media
Dept of Art
Refer Applicants To
Assistant to the Chair
Sam Houston State University
Department of Art
Huntsville, TX 77341
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job
The Art Department of Sam Houston State University invites
applicants for full-time Assistant Professors of Practice to teach
Art History beginning Fall 2022.
We are seeking up to two generalists with the ability to teach art
history surveys and other art history courses both face to face and
through online platforms. The appointment requires teaching 4
courses per semester in Survey I, Survey II and another area that
may include the History of Mexican Art, Modern Art before 1945, Art
after 1945, the History of Design, History of Photography, or the
History of Animation, Museum and Gallery Practices, or other topics
in Contemporary Art. The teaching load is four courses per semester
and is a combination of face to face lectures and online teaching
through Blackboard. In addition to teaching, the successful
candidate will be expected to attend monthly department faculty
meetings and serve on departmental committees.
Educational Requirements for the Position
Candidates must have a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Art History.
Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD in Art
Experience Required for the Position
Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is required.
Demonstrated potential for peer reviewed research activities is
Other Requirements for the Position
The Department of Art www.shsu.edu/art
has about 550
undergraduate majors in Graphic Design, Studio Art, Photography,
and Animation and offers an MFA in Art and Social Practice.
Special Instructions Summary
Applicants should submit the following in PDF :
• cover letter
• a detailed CV
• statement of teaching philosophy
• samples of syllabi from courses taught
• statement of research
• names and contact information of three references
• samples of publications or dissertation chapters.
Review of materials will begin on January 18, 2022, and the search
will remain open until the position is filled.
Open Until Filled
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free
Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status,
citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran
status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender
identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at
will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional
terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require
background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
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- Association for Women in Science
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(Open Ended Question)
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- Statement of Research & Goals
- Writing Sample
- Teaching Portfolio
- Letter of Recommendation 1
- Letter of Recommendation 2
- Letter of Recommendation 3
- Diversity & Inclusion Statement