Offre de Poste : « Auburn University – Assistant Professor, Art Historian of late 18th- and/or 19th- century Europe »

The Art Department at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor, Art Historian of late 18th- and/or 19th- century Europe, beginning August 16, 2013.

Review of applications will begin January 7, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

Position summary: The Department of Art in The College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University is seeking candidates for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor with a primary research specialty in late 18th- and/or 19th-century Europe, and the ability to also teach courses in at least one of the following areas: Asian, Caribbean, Latin American, Native American, African-American, and Oceanic Art History.

The appointee will teach 4 to 5 courses each year. Continued research activity required. Duties also include academic advising, curriculum development, and service on committees.

Minimum qualifications: A Ph.D. degree in Art History is required by the start date. Successful candidates must have an active record of scholarly achievement in late 18th- and/or 19th-century European Art History. The Department of Art is seeking individuals with a minimum of 2 years of effective teaching experience as the instructor of record at the college level.

Application materials will be submitted online through Auburn University’s employment site:

Please submit the following:

  • Letter of application addressing research projects and publications, teaching experience, and other professional qualifications as they relate to the position.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • One-page statement of teaching philosophy
  • One-page statement of research agenda
  • Transcript of the terminal degree
  • Sample syllabi for two courses
  • Writing sample or article, c. 20 pages in length
  • Names and contact information of three references (letters will be requested at a later date for finalists)

Review of applications will begin January 7, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. The candidate selected for this position must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue to work legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication skills required. Final appointment is contingent upon funding.

Additional Information: The Department of Art currently offers a B.A. degree in art history, a minor in art history, and two degrees in studio art (B.A., B.F.A). Fifteen permanent faculty work with 150 majors. The Department of Art is a charter member of NASAD and is the oldest fully accredited art department in the Southeast. Housed in historic and recently renovated Biggin Hall and a new 3D Arts Building, the department includes an 800 sq. ft. instructional exhibitions gallery. For more details, visit the department website at:

Auburn University, with an enrollment of 25,469 students, is the largest comprehensive research university in Alabama and was ranked 36th among public universities nationwide according to the 2011 survey released by U.S. News and World Report. The university’s 1800-acre campus includes the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University, the only university art museum in Alabama. The city of Auburn is a thriving intellectual community located approximately 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, GA and southeast of Birmingham, AL.

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