Assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art - Baylor University in Waco Texas

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Baylor University

Waco, Texas 76798

United States


Detailed Job Description

Modern and Contemporary Art Historian

Assistant Professor.  Tenure-track.  August 2014.  Ph.D. required.  Teaching responsibilities include courses in Introduction to Art for non-majors and upper-level courses in modern and contemporary art.  Evidence of scholarship and teaching experience commensurate with rank.  Commitment to excellence in teaching modern and contemporary art (w/emphasis on the Western world) and continued professional activity expected.  Candidate should be comfortable with undergraduate education in a studio environment and be eager to embrace special opportunities of the Allbritton Art Institute. Candidate would direct student study travel each semester in the U.S. or abroad.  Baylor provides competitive faculty benefits.  Include letter of application, CV, 3 current letters of recommendation, graduate transcript, statement of teaching philosophy, and sample of recent scholarship. Do not send application materials electronically. Applications will be reviewed beginning September 15, 2013. To ensure full consideration, applications must be completed and received by December 1, 2013.

Send application materials to Professor Heidi J. Hornik, Search Committee Chair, Department of Art, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97263, Waco, Texas 76798-7263

Baylor, the world’s largest Baptist university, holds a Carnegie classification as a “high-research” institution.  Baylor’s mission is to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.  Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as Baylor aspires to become a top tier research university while reaffirming and deepening its distinctive Christian mission as described in Pro Futuris (

Baylor is a Baptist university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, Baylor encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply.

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  • Modern and Contemporary Art Historian
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Writing Samples
Best if Apply By 12/1/2013