Faculty Tenure Track-9 Mo
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Work Type: Faculty
Location: Kent Campus - Kent, OH
Home Org/Dept: Art - Kent Campus 100281
Faculty Tenure Track-9 Mo
Kent Campus - Kent, OH
Opportunity for a 9-month, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor position in Art
Additional Basic Function – if applicable:
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the
The candidate will be versed in the most advanced theoretical and
methodological concerns of their field, have competency in the languages the
specialization requires, and will develop and offer courses that serve the
Division of Art History.
The candidate will teach both undergraduate and graduate-level courses
including standard introductory surveys through advanced-level specialty
courses. Other duties include, but are not limited to, advising students,
sponsoring graduate theses, participating in program development, and actively
engaging in research activities leading to the publication of peer-reviewed
articles and/or books in the successful candidate's area of specialization.
Faculty members are expected to participate in academic service at all levels
of the university as well as in the community where appropriate. The
successful candidate will be expected to communicate effectively and work
cooperatively with faculty, staff, and administration, and participate in
faculty governance at all levels of the university.
Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:
Ph.D. in art history or related field (ABD considered), or equivalent
professional experience; evidence of successful teaching, preferably at the
university level; teaching and research interests with a focus on Asian
(Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or Southeast Asian) or Islamic (in the
Mediterranean, Middle East, or Central/Southeast Asia) Art, Architecture, and
Material Cultures, from the medieval period to the 18th century, and the
ability to teach in more than one area is preferred.
Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:
Preference for candidates with versatility, energy, collegiality, enthusiasm
about participating in ongoing curricular transformation and a focus on
interdisciplinary scholarship; applicants should demonstrate a commitment to
an active program of scholarly activity and the potential to perform
appropriate university, community, and professional service. Collaboration
with the internationally recognized collections of Asian and/or Islamic art at
regional institutions, including the Cleveland Museum of Art
(https: // www. clevelandart.org/art/collections) and the Cincinnati Art Museum
(https:// www. cincinnatiartmuseum.org/art/explore-the-collection/asian-art/),
provides opportunities to link the division to a dynamic network of scholars
Asterisk () indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10
pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to
communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to
building frequently and off campus occasionally.
Special Instructions Summary:
Application Deadline: Priority review of applications begins January 24, 2022,
and closes May 1, 2022.
Application Procedure: Initial Review of Materials: All applicants should
submit a letter of intent and a current vita at time of application. Secondary
Materials: Additional materials will be requested from select applicants,
include writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy, and names/contact
for 3 references.
Must pass a security check.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
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The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and
responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and
should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and
responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly
related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted
where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State
University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and
Advertised: December 22, 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: May 1, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time