Assistant Professor of Practice in Art (Art History) - up to 2 positions to be filled

Sam Houston State University
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 19, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art, Art History, Humanities, American Studies, History, Women's & Gender Studies
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Information

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.

Position Title Assistant Professor of Practice in Art (Art History) - up to 2 positions to be filled Requisition 202100158F Rank Assistant Professor of Practice FLSA status Exempt Hiring Salary
Commensurate with education and experience. Position Category Position Type Interim Full Time College College of Arts & Media Department Dept of Art Open Date 11/19/2021 Quicklink

Refer Applicants To

Contact Name Britney Ketkoski Title
Assistant to the Chair
Sam Houston State University
Department of Art
Box 2089
Huntsville, TX 77341 Contact Phone 936-294-1315 Contact Email

Position Details

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 History. Experience Required for the Position
Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is required. Demonstrated potential for peer reviewed research activities is preferred. Other Requirements for the Position
The Department of 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 Yes

EEO Statement

EEO Statement

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.

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  1. * How did you learn about this position?
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Candidate Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research & Goals
  5. Writing Sample
  6. Teaching Portfolio
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Transcripts
  5. Diversity & Inclusion Statement

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