JOB Feb 27, 2024

2 Pos. Assistant Teaching Professors, Pennsylvania State University

Pennsylvania State University, Aug 15, 2024
Application deadline: Mar 25, 2024

Robin Thomas, The Pennsylvania State University

[1] Assistant Teaching Professor of East Asian Art History.
[2] Assistant Teaching Professor of Latin American Art and Architecture.

[1] Assistant Teaching Professor of East Asian Art History.

The Department of Art History at The Pennsylvania State University seeks to appoint an Assistant Teaching Professor of East Asian Art for a 1-year term. The appointment will begin on August 1, 2024. Teaching duties will include courses on the visual culture of East Asia. The department values dynamic teachers who are prepared to lead survey-level and upper-level undergraduate courses. Candidates who can teach courses in Museum Studies and/or Digital Art History are especially encouraged to apply. The anticipated course load is 3-3. 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. For a full list of existing course offerings see: https://bulletins.psu.edu/university-course-descriptions/undergraduate/arth/

Penn State’s Department of Art History is part of the College of Arts & Architecture, which seeks candidates who show evidence of equitable considerations, awareness, and practice with regard to twenty-first century curricula development, inclusive practices in educating diverse student bodies and working with a diverse faculty and staff, along with evidence of working collectively to cultivate a culture that supports success and enables all members of a college community to thrive.

The University Park campus is located within State College, Pennsylvania, which was recently ranked number 5 in a ranking of top college towns by the American Institute for Economic Research, and number 15 in a ranking of the Safest College Towns in America by Safewise. Employment at Penn State offers incredible opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the central Pennsylvania outdoors combined with all the culture, sports, and entertainment a large university community can bring, and is within drivable distance from New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Washington DC.

Application Requirements

All applications must include a CV, the names and contact information for three references, 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 3/25/2024 will be assured full consideration.
However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Department Head Robin Thomas (rlt18psu.edu).

For more information on Penn State, the College of Arts & Architecture, and the Department of Art History, visit https://www.psu.edu/; https://arts.psu.edu/; and https://arts.psu.edu/academics/department-of-art-history/.

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce. We encourage applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here.

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

EEO IS THE LAW

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

[2] Assistant Teaching Professor of Latin American Art and Architecture.

The Department of Art History at The Pennsylvania State University seeks to appoint an Assistant Teaching Professor of Latin American Art and Architecture for a 1-year term. The appointment will begin on August 1, 2024. Teaching duties will include courses on the art and visual culture of Latin America. The department values dynamic teachers who are prepared to lower-level surveys and lead upper-level undergraduate courses. Candidates who can teach courses in Museum Studies and/or Digital Art History are especially encouraged to apply. The anticipated course load is 3-3. 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. For a full list of existing course offerings see: https://bulletins.psu.edu/university-course-descriptions/undergraduate/arth/

Penn State’s Department of Art History is part of the College of Arts & Architecture, which seeks candidates who show evidence of equitable considerations, awareness, and practice with regard to twenty-first century curricula development, inclusive practices in educating diverse student bodies and working with a diverse faculty and staff, along with evidence of working collectively to cultivate a culture that supports success and enables all members of a college community to thrive.

The University Park campus is located within State College, Pennsylvania, which was recently ranked number 5 in a ranking of top college towns by the American Institute for Economic Research, and number 15 in a ranking of the Safest College Towns in America by Safewise. Employment at Penn State offers incredible opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the central Pennsylvania outdoors combined with all the culture, sports, and entertainment a large university community can bring, and is within drivable distance from New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Washington DC.

Application Requirements

All applications must include a CV, the names and contact information for three references, 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 3/25/2024 will be assured full consideration. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Department Head Robin Thomas (rlt18psu.edu).

For more information on Penn State, the College of Arts & Architecture, and the Department of Art History, visit https://www.psu.edu/; https://arts.psu.edu/; and https://arts.psu.edu/academics/department-of-art-history/.

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce. We encourage applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here.

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

EEO IS THE LAW

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

Reference:
JOB: 2 Pos. Assistant Teaching Professors, Pennsylvania State University. In: ArtHist.net, Feb 27, 2024 (accessed May 22, 2024), <https://arthist.net/archive/41332>.

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