Assistant Professor- Art History, Non-Western Art of the Americas

California State University Channel Islands

Camarillo, CA

The Art Program at California State University Channel Islands is inviting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Art History with a specialization in Non-Western Art of the Americas.

Position duties include: 

  • Teaching lower and upper division undergraduate art history, general education, and interdisciplinary courses
  • Developing curriculum in the area of specialization
  • Collaborating with art and art history faculty on various program activities and projects (including the annual student art exhibition)
  • Contributing to the academic excellence of CI through service at the department and university level.

Required Qualifications:

The candidate must have a PhD in Art History or a related field by the time of appointment (August 2017).

The ideal candidate should have research focused on Latin American, Pre-Columbian, Chicano, or Indigenous American art and architecture; teaching experience at the college level (beyond the teaching assistant level), or museum experience in area of specialization; demonstrated ability to effectively use technology for educational purposes; and a commitment to scholarly and creative activities related to the area of specialization as demonstrated in conventional or alternative professional venues, including but not limited to print and electronic publications, conferences, curatorial projects and/or community engagement.

As a condition of employment, this position will require a background check. 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications include: advanced language skills in Spanish and/or an indigenous language; interest or experience in interdisciplinary teaching and research; interest or experience in innovative educational projects and curriculum design for majors and general education students; interest or experience in digital art history.

To Apply:

For more information and to apply online please visit our website at: Application review begins on November 1, 2016.

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