Department of Visual & Performing Arts
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor of Art History. This is a tenure-track position to begin August 19, 2014.
An earned Ph.D. in Art History must be awarded prior to start date, previous college teaching experience is required, with the ability to teach Art Survey, Ancient and Medieval, Renaissance to 1879, Modern Art, Theory of Art, Native American Art, Far Eastern Art, Ethnic Art in America, History of World Architecture, History of Design, and Women and the Arts; must have excellent verbal, presentation, and written communication skills.
Responsibilities will include teaching a range of topics courses and art survey. The typical teaching load is twelve credits per semester. Applicants will also be expected to participate in scholarly activities, provide academic advising to students, and participate in department, college, and university service. Applicants should be willing to contribute to broader interdisciplinary programs including Ethnic Studies, Women┐s and Gender Studies, and other areas of interest.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville
, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. Employment will require a criminal background check.
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To ensure full consideration, applications must be submitted by January 7, 2014, however, applications will be accepted until position has been filled.
Submit 1) a cover letter addressing all qualifications; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a separate summary of your teaching philosophy; 4) a description of the Art History courses which you have taught at the college level or believe you are qualified to teach; 5) a separate diversity statement describing a history of working with or demonstrating a commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, and/or other issues of historical marginalization; 6) contact information for three professional references, at least two of which can address your teaching effectiveness; and 7) copy of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable). Applications must be completed online. Paper copies will not be accepted.
Please direct questions to:
Amy Udelhofen, Administrative Assistant
Department of Performing and Visual Arts
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