Assistant Professor in Art History


Fine Arts


applications for a 10-month tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Art History. The successful candidate will be able to offer a study of visual art on the late 19th, 20th and 21st centuries with an emphasis in digital media studies. She/he will advise students; engage in student recruitment; communicate and work effectively with faculty, students, and staff; engage industry partners; actively participate in faculty governance and service; serve as the leader of the Art History option of the Fine Arts B.A. degree and will participate as an advisor within the departments M.F.A. in Fine Arts program. We expect all of our members to contribute to the reputation of The UNO School of the Arts within the College of Liberal Arts, Education and Human Development. Typically, faculty teaches three courses and engages in scholarship and service each semester.


The new hire will be expected to contribute to the UNO School of the Arts mission to promote collaboration and interdisciplinary project driven research in and outside of the Fine Arts curriculum. Our goal is to lead students to think conceptually, to develop necessary technical skills and to define their own unique style as visual communicators or artists. Applicants should have some academic or professional background in art and media history, theory and criticism. Preference will be given to candidates that can also demonstrate an established, research-based art practice. The successful candidate will be open-minded and receptive to change and to challenge.


Applicants shall have earned a PhD before the intended start date of August 16, 2018, in the field of Contemporary Art History or Visual Critical Theory studies); Include a list of classes you have taught at the college level. Candidates must possess a history of professional excellence as a scholar and teacher. A comprehensive teaching philosophy statement is required in the application.






Position will remain open until filled. To assure full consideration please apply by November 8, 2017.




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