Appel à candidature : Maître assistant en histoire de l’art (Pomona, Californie, 2016)

imagesThe Department of Art at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2016. Candidates specializing in art history, particularly in Classical, Medieval, Renaissance or Baroque with strong commitment to teaching are especially welcomed to apply.

The Position:

The faculty member will teach a wide range of lower and upper division courses art in the Art History curriculum. The successful candidate must have an expertise in Classical, Medieval, Renaissance or Baroque art history. The candidate should have professional and scholarly achievements. The position requires excellence in teaching and advising, and a commitment to service to the university. A full-time faculty member will be fully invested in all aspects of program development and assessment, engage in service activities at the department, college, and university levels, and provide academic and professional advice to students. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a commitment to diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned Ph.D. in art history or visual studies by June 30, 2016.
  • Evidence of scholarly specialization in at least one of the following areas of Western art history: Classical, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque.
  • Evidence of scholarly engagement and potential.
  • Experience teaching undergraduates at a college or university.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching the lower-division Western art history survey (Prehistory through Modern) as instructor-in-charge.
  • Experience teaching upper-division courses in at least two of the following areas of Western art history: Classical, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque.
  • A record of scholarship in at least one of the scholarly areas listed above.

Application Procedure:

A completed application will consist of the following:

By regular mail:

By e-mail:

  • a cover letter that describes the candidate’s teaching and research experience and interests as well as addresses the qualifications articulated in the position description;
  • a curriculum vitae comprised of at least those elements specified on the application form plus the names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least five individuals who can speak to the candidate’s potential for success in this position;
  • an example of a representative scholarly article or book chapter or the equivalent; and
  • a copy of a transcript showing the highest degree earned.

Note: Finalists will be required to provide three sealed letters of reference (dated 2014 or later) and an official transcript before the campus interview.

The position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than December 3, 2015. Please address all nominations, inquiries, requests for application forms, and application materials to:

Faculty Search Committee
c/o Patricia Martinez, Administrative Coordinator
Department of Art
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
3801 W. Temple Ave. Pomona, CA 91768
Phone: 909.869.3508 FAX: 909.869.4939

The University: Cal Poly Pomona, one of two polytechnic universities in California, is a member of the 23-campus California State University system. Our student population of approximately 23,000 enrolls in 51 baccalaureate, 30 master’s degree programs, 11 credential and certificate programs, and a doctorate in Educational Leadership, presented by 1,200 faculty. We recruit successful and career-focused students from throughout California and beyond. We are proud of our status as a Hispanic Serving Institution. We have a strong commitment to supporting scholarship, research, and student achievement. Our scenic and historic 1,400-acre campus, once the winter ranch of cereal magnate W.K. Kellogg, is located about 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. Southern California is one of the most dynamic economic and cultural environments in the country, and the campus is within an hour’s drive of beaches, mountains, and desert. The university is committed to diversifying its faculty and staff and has made educational equity one of its highest priorities. The mission of the university is to advance learning and knowledge by linking theory and practice in all disciplines, and to prepare students for lifelong learning, leadership, and careers in a changing, multicultural world.

The College: The College of Environmental Design is one of eight colleges at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and was established in 1970. The College offers professional degree programs at the graduate level in Regenerative Studies; undergraduate and graduate levels in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning; and at the undergraduate level in Graphic Design and Art History. The mission of the College of Environmental Design is to provide an outstanding academic and professional learning experience within a multidisciplinary structure. The College philosophy embodies a passion for creative excellence, environmental sustainability, and social responsibility in each of the College’s departments.

The Department: The Department of Art, fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), offers a B.F.A. in Graphic Design, B.A. in Art History, and B.A in Fine Art. The department has 10 full-time tenure-track faculty members and 12-15 temporary faculty members. There are approximately 550 department majors.

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. Cal Poly Pomona subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status. The University hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. As required by the Clery Disclosure Act, the university’s annual security report is available at The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.



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