Department:Department of the History of Art & Architecture Rank:Professor Annual Basis:9 Month
Review of Applications Begins June 3, 2019; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants Along with your online application, please submit the following:
> Letter of interest > Current CV > List of courses you are able to teach > 3 professional references
Department Summary The Department of the History of Art & Architecture (“HAA”) offers undergraduate, Master’s, and PhD programs in the history, theory, and criticism of art, architecture, and visual culture. It is also home to the Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies.
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Position Summary The Department of the History of Art & Architecture at the University of Oregon is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2019-2020 academic year. The successful candidate will teach six classes (2/2/2) in contemporary Asian art and architecture and other aspects of Asian art and/or visual culture related to the candidate’s research specialty. The ideal candidate would be able to teach an undergraduate survey course that introduces students to 20th and 21st century art and architecture from Asia, as well as additional courses on the art and architecture of China, Korea, India, or Southeast Asia; related courses in cinema, urbanism, or museum studies are also welcome. The University of Oregon is home to an excellent Asian Studies program and the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, which has a rich collection of Asian art that can be integrated into classes.
Minimum Requirements Ph.D. in Art and/or Architectural History or other relevant field and must hold like or relevant position at another institution or have recently obtained their terminal degree. Visiting faculty members are generally in residence and are expected to participate in the full range of faculty activities.
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