Assistant Professor in Art History

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey Department of Art History

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants should submit a cover letter detailing their research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation.
Priority will be given to applications received prior to December 20.
 
  Assistant Professor - Tenure-track
Department SAS - Art History
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary
The Department of Art History in the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ is pleased to invite applications for an Assistant Professor in Contemporary African American, African Diasporic, or African Visual Culture, Performance, and/or New Media. The position will begin September 1, 2023. The successful candidate will join a top-ranked R1 public university with an exceptionally diverse student body. They will teach two courses per semester in a department with a vibrant doctoral program and have the opportunity to engage with our dynamic tracks in Curatorial Studies and Cultural Heritage and Preservation Studies and to collaborate with colleagues across the university, including the Institute for the Study of Global Racial Justice, the Zimmerli Art Museum, and the Mason Gross School of the Arts. Candidates with degrees in Art History or adjacent fields, such as, American Studies, Africana Studies, Film and Media Studies, and Performance Studies are invited to apply.
COVID-19 Immunization Requirement
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Posting Number 22FA1108
Posting Open Date 10/03/2022
Posting Close Date 01/15/2023
 
Qualifications
 
Minimum Education and Experience
Ph.D. in Art History or adjacent fields, such as, American Studies, Africana Studies, Film and Media Studies, and Performance Studies are invited to apply.
Applicants should have an outstanding research program and demonstrated dedication to teaching. The successful applicant will help to enhance departmental collaboration with other units across the University. job dutes include research and teaching both in the undergraduate and graduate (MA & PhD) programs in Art History.
 
Posting Details
 
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should submit a cover letter detailing their research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation.
Priority will be given to applications received prior to December 20.
Quick Link to Posting https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/181062
Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)
City New Brunswick
State NJ
 
Pre-employment Screenings
 
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.
 
Infection Control and Safety
 
This position is subject to all Rutgers University policies, including TB surveillance and other infection control and safety policies. Please review the Tuberculosis Surveillance Policy for additional information.
 
Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
 
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Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Writing Sample 1
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. List of Professional References (contact Info)
Optional Documents