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Assistant Professor in Art History and Museum Studies
Summary
Title:Assistant Professor in Art History and Museum Studies
ID:1194
Department:Art
Description

LaGrange College’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts and Art and Design program invite applicants for a full-time tenure track faculty position in Art History and Museum Studies at the Assistant Professor level. The anticipated start date is August 2020. The successful candidate will be required to teach undergraduate level courses in Art History and Museum Studies and coordinate the operation of the Lamar Dodd Art Center’s Galleries and Permanent Collection. Opportunities for teaching and/or traveling in the January term are available.

The successful candidate will:

  • Design and deliver traditional Art History and Museum Studies courses for B.A. Art and Design students and the General Education program. Teaching responsibilities include teaching two courses per semester in Art History (one survey and one upper level) and one course each semester in Museum Studies (18 credit hours total).
  • In close consultation with the Curator/Gallery Manager and the Art and Design faculty, serve as Lamar Dodd Art Center Director. Responsibilities may include: serving as a liaison to the community including the Office of Development, organizations, foundations and individual donors; managing student and professional events; and coordinating installation, de-installation, and selection of exhibitions with the Curator/Gallery Manager.
  • Oversee the Permanent Collection of the Lamar Dodd Art Center and LaGrange College including acquisition and lending policies.
  • Engage in committee service and other College-wide responsibilities.

Preferred minimum qualifications: Ph.D in Art History from an accredited institution, experience with Museum or Gallery coordination, professional development record.

Application materials submitted as PDFs:

  • A letter of application;
  • A current CV;
  • Examples of scholarly or research activity (e.g. book chapters, journal articles);
  • Teaching philosophy;
  • Contact information for 3 references.
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