Assistant Professor of Art History: Art of Africa and the African Diaspora, Rutgers University-Newark
The Department of Arts, Culture and Media is seeking a tenure-track Art Historian specializing in the Art of Africa and the African Diaspora, although outstanding candidates with expertise in Latin American/Pre-Columbian Art or Asian/SE Asian Art may be considered. The position is part of an Art History program within a department that also includes undergraduate programs in Art, Graphic Design, Journalism, Music, Theater, and Video Production, as well as a graduate program in Jazz Studies.
Responsibilities: Candidates must be able to teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in African/African diasporic visual cultures, as well as other art history courses that support the curriculum. There are also opportunities for interdisciplinary and collaborative teaching both within the Department and across the campus. Candidates must: be dedicated to providing quality instruction; contribute to the department's multidisciplinary focus; and undertake independent scholarly activity appropriate for advancement within Rutgers University. Responsibilities also include undergraduate advising/mentoring, as well as departmental and university service with a willingness to take on administrative responsibility.
Requirements: Candidates must have: a Ph.D. by the time of appointment; relevant teaching experience; a record of scholarly work and a clear research agenda, demonstrating the ability to build a body of recognized work suitable for tenure at a research university.
How to Apply: Use the online application portal below to submit: a letter of application addressing qualifications for this position; C.V.; statement of teaching philosophy; statement of research goals; names and email addresses of three references
Review of applications begins immediately; on-line application portal closes January 15, 2018. Rutgers University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.