Job Opportunity - Endowed Assistant or Associate Professor in Arts of the Americas

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 7:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Endowed Assistant or Associate Professor in Arts of the Americas

The Art History Program in the School of Art at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a tenure-track endowed assistant or associate professor in art history, in research areas integral to the arts of the Americas. The position is open in terms of chronological specialization, and they are especially interested in scholars of Indigenous art, Latin American and Latinx modern and contemporary art. Interdisciplinary, intersectional, and transregional approaches centering overlooked or marginalized histories are particularly welcome, such as Afro-Latinx traditions and histories of craft. 

Scholars with a passion for collaboration, program-building, and partnership-development are also encouraged to apply. This position is considered fundamental to the implementation of a new MA program in the arts of the Americas, developed in partnership with the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and its contemporary arts satellite, the Momentary. The University of Arkansas seeks creative thinkers who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the intellectual community in the School of Art, Crystal Bridges, and the growing arts ecosystem of Northwest Arkansas. Endowed positions come with a significant annual research budget, the expectation of a research record appropriate to the prominence of the appointment, and the requirement of at least one community outreach effort per year. This is a nine-month faculty appointment, with a standard workload of 40% research, 40% teaching (2 courses per semester), and 20% service. Expected start date is August 15, 2022. 

Required Documents

  • a cover letter addressing research and teaching
  • curriculum vitae
  • a statement describing commitment to diversity and inclusion in research and teaching
  • the names and contact information of three referees 
  • two scholarly writing samples (preferably published or forthcoming research, submitted in a single PDF)

Applications due by December 1, 2021. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position.

Further details here:

https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UASYS/details/Endowed-Assistant-or-Associate-Professor-in-Arts-of-the-Americas_R0006948



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