Assistant Professor in Art History/Visual Culture

  • Deadline:
    Jan. 16, 2009, 2:29 p.m.
  • Location:

Moscow, Idaho

Academic Faculty

(Assistant Professor in Art History/Visual Culture)

Art & Design

Open for Recruitment: January 14, 2009 - March 2, 2009
Announcement #: 10000009569
Salary Range: $42,000 + - DOE
Full or Part Time: Full Time
Location: Moscow
Materials Required:
Online Application (
Letter of Interest Addressing Qualifications
Complete Resume
Statement of Scholarly Focus and Teaching Philosophy
List 5 references (3 representing higher education, include names, phone numbers and email addresses
Graduate Transcripts
Samples of Course Syllabi
Evidence of Effective Teaching or Teaching Evaluations

One-year appointment, non-tenure track
Assistant Professor Art History/Visual Culture

The University of Idaho Department of Art & Design seeks a full-time Assistant Professor in Art History/Visual Culture to deliver the department’s curriculum in Art History/Visual Culture. This is a one-year, non-tenure track position.

The Department of Art and Design at the University of Idaho offers programs that focus on fine art as well as design. The Department is made up of 9 full-time faculty and 5-7 part-time lecturers. It enrolls approximately 250 undergraduate majors and 16-18 graduate students.
Residing within the College of Art and Architecture, the Department of Art and Design offers courses that serve degree programs including BA Art, BFA Studio Art,
BS Art Education, as well as MFA and MAT programs. The Department also serves 90-100 Art Minors seeking degrees in architecture and other related disciplines.

University of Idaho, the land-grant university of the State of Idaho, is a residential campus of 13,000 students. The University is situated in Moscow, Idaho. Nestled in the rolling hills of the Palouse, the city of Moscow, one of the nations top 100 art communities, has an active city arts commission that promotes the thriving cultural scene with festivals, gallery openings, art education programs, concerts, theater, dance and more.
The University of Idaho has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, human rights, multiculturalism, and community. The University expresses that commitment by actively recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and student body, and by building and sustaining a welcoming, supportive campus environment. The University of Idaho provides outstanding leadership opportunities for people interested in promoting and enhancing diversity, nurturing creativity, and building community.

Required Minimum Qualifications

• PhD in Art History
• Teaching experience at college level. Graduate teaching, if instructor of record, considered.
• Demonstrated knowledge to cover course content in art history/visual culture courses.
• Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
• Skills to manage ongoing maintenance of Art History /Visual Culture curriculum.

Desired Qualifications

• Broad background in visual culture.
• Understanding of concepts and trends in digital technology for course delivery.
• Demonstrated ability to deliver materials on Macintosh platform.

Deadline: Review of applications will begin on March 2, 2009. Priority will be given to applicants that meet this deadline.

Application Process
• Letter of interest addressing qualifications.
• Complete résumé.
• Statement of scholarly focus and teaching philosophy.
• List of 5 references.
(3 representing higher-education, include names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses and brief biography of the references and your professional relationship)
• Graduate transcript.
• Sample syllabi/course materials.
• Evidence of effective teaching/teaching evaluations.

Send materials to:

Chair of Art History Search Committee
Department of Art & Design
College of Art & Architecture
University of Idaho
P.O. Box 442471
Moscow, ID 83844-2471

To enrich education through diversity, the University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.