Department: History & Art History
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of U.S. Art History
The George Mason University Department of History and Art History invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of U.S. Art History. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
Areas of specialization in the art and material culture of the United States from any time period from the colonial era to the present will be considered. Special preference will be given to candidates who can teach the history of photography or have expertise in digital humanities. Candidates whose research addresses transcultural contact beyond the United States are also encouraged to apply.
Teaching expectations include the second half of Western art survey, a broad chronological range of courses on U.S art history, graduate/undergraduate research seminars, and new courses as desired.
- Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. by August 2017; and
- Teaching experience and publications are preferred.
George Mason University is a dynamic state university of over 33,000 students, located 15 miles from Washington, D.C. The joint department of History and Art History has a strong record of scholarly research and is home to the award-winning Center for History and New Media.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F6087z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and e-mail a letter of application, CV, and three letters of reference to Dr. Michele Greet, Search Committee Chair, email@example.com. Review of applications will begin after November 1, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Every applicant that applies by the full consideration date will be considered, including those that might require sponsorship.
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