The College of Fine Arts and Communication at Towson University invites applications for a tenure-track, 9-month Assistant Professor position in the Department of Art + Design, Art History, and Art Education beginning August 2024. Candidates must have a Ph.D. at time of hire and be able to teach Modern and Contemporary Art History, preferably with a specialty in African-American art/art of the Diaspora. The successful candidate will join three tenured art history colleagues and several lecturers in the Department of Art + Design, Art History, and Art Education and will be expected to show annual evidence of substantial research, to advise majors, to serve on faculty committees, and to teach a variety of courses including a global survey and classes of their own design on modern and contemporary African-American art as well as art of the Diaspora. The candidate may have curatorial opportunities in our University Art Gallery and will also be encouraged to engage with a vibrant African and African-American Studies program, to work with graduate students in art and the humanities, and to take advantage of Towson's close proximity to major art collections, such as those at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, the Baltimore Museum of Art, and the Walters Art Museum. To apply, please submit a letter of application, CV, one sample of scholarship, and three letters of recommendation. TU Search Number:COFAC-3702
Towson University is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity, as detailed in A More Inclusive TU: Advancing Equity and Diversity (2020 – 25). TU is a national leader in inclusive excellence, the only institution in Maryland with zero achievement gap, and 68% growth in minority enrollment over the past 5 years. We encourage application from a variety of (dis)abilities, cultural, ethnic, race, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, age, veteran status, color, religious, socio-economic, sexual orientation and belief backgrounds.
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Karl Fugelso (Search Committee Chair, Coordinator of Art History) Department of Art + Design, Art History, and Art Education Towson University Center for the Arts 3103, 8000 York Road