Faculty Tenure Track-9 Mo

Maiami University

United States

January 24, 2022


Faculty Tenure Track-9 Mo

Apply now Position Number: 998121 Work Type: Faculty Location: Kent Campus - Kent, OH Category: Full-time Home Org/Dept: Art - Kent Campus 100281

Job Title:

Faculty Tenure Track-9 Mo

Physical Location:

Kent Campus - Kent, OH


Basic Function:

Opportunity for a 9-month, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor position in Art History.

Additional Basic Function – if applicable:

Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:

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:

Minimum Qualifications:

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 and research.


Asterisk () indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

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.

Additional Information:

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.

For official job descriptions, visitwww. kent.edu/hr.

Kent State University is a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco is not permitted on any of Kent State's campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. For additional details, visit www. kent.edu/smoke-free< https:// www. kent.edu/smoke-free>.


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 responsibilities.

Advertised: December 22, 2021 Eastern Standard Time Applications close: May 1, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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