Assistant Professor of Art History
Review of applications will be begin on January 15, 2014
Continues until the position is filled
FT/Full Benefits Package
The Department of Art and Art History at Florida Southern College seeks a Ph.D. Art Historian who is able to teach a range of art history courses and who is focused on modern and contemporary art, although other specializations will be considered. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be the lead coordinator for the art history program and will be responsible for directing several adjuncts. Committee work and advising are among the responsibilities for the position. The successful applicant must demonstrate a commitment to outstanding teaching of undergraduates, most of whom will be art majors. Research and publication will be a requirement for tenure. The appointment will begin in August 2014.
The Department of Art and Art History, which has excellent facilities, an outstanding faculty, and a talented and active student body, offers B.F.A. and B.A. degrees in Studio Art and in Graphic Design, B.A. and B.S. degrees in Art Education in conjunction with the college’s School of Education, and the B.A. degree in Art History. The Melvin Art Gallery has exhibitions of Florida Southern students and of many leading professionals. The Department also sponsors study-abroad programs each May. There are four full-time faculty and ten adjuncts in the department, serving approximately 120 full time majors in a very collegial atmosphere. The department has an impressive history of placing students in top tier graduate programs and positions in-field.
Education, Work Experience and Requirements
Ph.D. required. Teaching Experience preferred. Rank and salary are competitive with peer institutions and are commensurate with quality and output of scholarship, extent of teaching experience, and current professional standing.
Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and one article or chapter-length sample of scholarly writing to:
Dr. Brad Hollingshead, Dean
School of Arts & Sciences, Florida Southern College
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801-5698
Please indicate in your letter if you will be attending the College Art Association Conference in February 2014.
Electronic applications in MSWord or .pdf format are preferred and may be sent to AFore@flsouthern.edu
Unless other contact information is provided within the job posting, please follow the application instructions below.
Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a completed Employment Application and Disclosure form. All items must be received before an application for employment will be processed.
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OR mail to:
Florida Southern College
Attn: Human Resources
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801
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