Art HIstorian Brandeis Univeristy

  • Deadline / Program Start: 2022-11-01
  • Organization: Brandeis University
  • Organization Type: College/University
  • Career Type: Teaching Artist, Educator
  • Location: Waltham, MA
  • Primary Discipline: Humanities
  • Recurring: Array
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The Brandeis University Department of Fine Arts seeks an art historian specializing in Latin American, Latinx, or Afro-Latin art to design and teach surveys introducing students to these fields as well specialized lectures and seminars in the area of the candidate’s specialty. This tenure-track assistant professor position is being offered in response to growing student interest. The position supports Fine Arts students in the art, art history, and architecture programs as well as those in the Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies programs, and African and African American Studies Department if suitable. The faculty position will play a dynamic role in cross-disciplinary programming within the School of Arts and Sciences. Collaborations with organizations in the Waltham and Boston communities are also encouraged. Teaching load is 2/2 with advising responsibilities.
Candidates should hold a PhD in Art History by June 1 2023; applicants with a PhD in a related field and a record of professional accomplishments in the arts will also be considered. As a research one institution committed to liberal arts teaching, Brandeis looks for candidates with strong research agendas and familiarity with best-teaching practices, including pedagogical innovation, inclusive strategies, and use of new technologies. Success in the position will require continued scholarly activities through conference presentations, publications, and professional accomplishments with in the field. Success will also rest on participation in the life of the University including but not limited to departmental and university service, curricular and programming development, and student advising and mentoring.

At Brandeis, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components of academic excellence. Brandeis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions. Because diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’ history and mission, we value and are seeking candidates that represent a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and who, through their scholarly pursuits, teaching, and/or service experiences, bring expertise in building, engaging, and sustaining a pluralistic, just, and inclusive campus community. Candidates may include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.

Interested candidates should submit a letter detailing the direction of their current research and teaching objectives, a CV, one recent writing sample and contact information of three to five references. Applications should be submitted to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/22497

Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2022, pending budget approval.