JOB Jan 24, 2023

Assistant Teaching Professor of American Art

Penn State University, PA, USA, Aug 1, 2023–Aug 1, 2025
Application deadline: Feb 1, 2023

Elizabeth Mansfield

The Department of Art History at The Pennsylvania State University seeks to appoint an Assistant Teaching Professor of American Art for a 2-year term. The appointment will begin on August 1, 2023 and carries the possibility of renewal. Teaching duties include an introductory survey of the visual culture of the United States. The department values dynamic teachers who are prepared to lead upper-level undergraduate courses in their area of specialization. Candidates with expertise in the following areas are especially encouraged to apply: African American Art, Native American and Indigenous Arts, Asian American Art, Materiality Studies, Technical Art History, and/or Digital Art History. The anticipated course load is 2-2 with service to the department and an active research agenda expected. Preference will be given to candidates who have a PhD in history of art or architecture or a related discipline. Candidates who are ABD will be considered; PhD must be completed by start date.

Applications will include a CV, the names and contact information for three references, a sample syllabus, and a letter of application. Your letter of application must address how equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging relate to your academic experience and/or aspirations. To apply, upload requested materials into Penn State’s online application system.

Applications received by February 1, 2022 will be assured full consideration. Inquiries may be directed to Department Head Elizabeth Mansfield (

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