Lecturer of Art History

The School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts (PVFA) at Texas A&M University invites applications for one (1) full-time, non-tenure track lecturer position in art history with a nine-month appointment, with a possibility for renewal. The start date for this position is fall 2024. PVFA and the Section of Visual, Material & Performance Cultures seek an individual who will teach art history survey courses covering art from the 14th to the 21st century and participate in academic service. The survey courses are typically taught as large lecture classes (both face-to-face and online delivery) that serve undergraduate majors in the Bachelor of Science in Visualization program, the Minor in Art, the Minor in Art and Architectural History, and the University Core Curriculum. Candidates with expertise in Latin American/Latinx art and/or the history of art and technology are especially encouraged to apply.

The School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts (PVFA) is a new school within the Texas A&M University System and has a diverse and dynamic mission with 60 faculty and over 15 staff members and a projected exponential growth in the next five years. The school was formed from three departments/programs spread across the university: the Department of Visualization, the Department of Performance Studies, and the Dance Science Program. The mission of PVFA places a heavy emphasis on faculty and student collaboration and interdisciplinary work in both scholarly and creative research. Texas A&M University leadership has charged the school with developing innovative research and creative works, public performances, and degree offerings at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels that build upon our strength in merging art and science, as well as the traditional fields of music, dance, art, and theater. Applicants should consult the school’s website to review our academic and research programs (https://pvfa.tamu.edu/).

Qualifications

Candidates must have an M.A. in art history or a related field by the appointment start date and significant teaching experience at the college/school level in the field or in a related field. Preference will be given to applicants with a Ph.D. in art history and university teaching experience.

Application Instructions

Interested individuals should apply through Interfolio apply.interfolio.com/137235  and submit the following materials:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae (embed links to your work/student work you mentor)
  • Personal Statement: Your statement should include your philosophy and plans for research, teaching, and service as applicable.
  • Names and contact information of five (5) professional references.

Review of applications will begin 30 days after posting and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions should be directed to Dr. Daniel Humphrey, Chair of the search committee (email: danhumphrey@tamu.edu).

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