Monday, December 3, 2012

New Faculty Position at University of South Florida

Assistant Professor, Art History: African, Asian, Latin American/Pre-Columbian, Middle Eastern/Islamic

The School of Art and Art History at the University of South Florida invites applications for a tenure-track position with a specialization in art of any period in one of the following areas: African, Asian, Latin American/Pre-Columbian, or Middle Eastern/Islamic art.  Art historians working on any region and epoch in these areas, and/or relevant diasporas are invited to apply. Interest in global interaction and cultural exchange is desirable. Begin August 2013. Qualifications: Ph.D. or close to completion, high level of engagement in research,  promise of scholarly productivity, and excellent teaching ability. Candidates must be committed to  interdisciplinary investigation and initiatives. Demonstrated knowledge of critical theory is preferred. Teaching experience beyond graduate assistantships and scholarly publications preferred.  Typical responsibilities: Teach two classes per semester in area of specialization and supervise M.A. theses, maintain active research agenda, and participate in program development and service. Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Interested and qualified candidates must complete the University’s online application at  and upload 1) a letter of application  describing research interests and teaching philosophy, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a sample of scholarly writing, 4) dissertation abstract.  In addition, three letters of reference are to be sent by the referees either via email to,  or by mail to:
University of South Florida
School of Art and Art History
Attn: Academic Program Specialist
4202 East Fowler Ave. FAH 110
Tampa, FL 33620-5350

Applications must be received by 1/7/13. AA/EA/EO employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.  The search and selection process will be conducted in accordance with provisions of the Government in the Sunshine laws of the State of Florida.  For additional search information or disability accommodations, contact Paula MacGeorge at 813-974-9240. This position is subject to a criminal background check.

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