Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in Art History

  • Louisiana Tech University, School of Design
  • Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA
  • Jun 21, 2022
Full time Art & Art History

Job Description




Tenure Track Position: Assistant Professor of Art History

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Compensation includes full benefits.

Deadline: Priority consideration will be given to materials received by July 15, 2022

Start Date: September 1, 2022


  • Teach undergraduate- and graduate-level art history coursework with a full-time teaching load of 24 credit hours per academic year
  • Lead the instruction of the Art History Survey coursework, Graphic Design History, upper-division coursework and graduate seminars including the subjects of Modern and Contemporary Issues in Art
  • Serve on graduate student committees
  • Pursue professional research record
  • Participate in development and growth of the School of Design Programs
  • Engage in service to the School, University, community, and professional organizations
  • Contribute to the School of Design’s Gallery and Exhibition Series
  • Candidates whose research addresses Modern and Contemporary art and design from a global perspective are especially encouraged to apply


Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Art History. Degree conferred before September 2022
  • University/College teaching experience
  • Research record demonstrating professional recognition of intellectual work and/or dissertation
  • Broad knowledge of art and design history; traditional and contemporary issues and theories
  • Strong written and oral communication skills


Application Details

Application must include the following documents saved as PDFs:

  • Letter of intent stating qualifications for position
  • CV
  • A record of scholarly research
  • One page teaching philosophy
  • Names for three references: title, e-mail address, and phone number
  • Unofficial graduate transcripts
  • Syllabi of courses taught
  • Portfolio of Creative Work (optional)

The School of Design at Louisiana Tech University offers three undergraduate degree programs, the Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies, the Bachelor of Interior Design, the Bachelor of Fine Arts and two graduate degree programs, the Master of Architecture and the Master of Fine Arts. These degree programs currently are accredited for the maximum terms by their respective accreditation agencies: NAAB, CIDA & NASAD. Enrollment of the School of Design is approximately 450 full-time students and is served by a full-time faculty of 30.


Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications in their cover letter. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.
References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.
This position may require a criminal background check to be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.
As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions at the Louisiana Tech University may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Louisiana Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer and places a high priority on the creation of an environment supportive of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Posting Close Date: This position will remain open until filled.

Please Note:  Applications must be completed by 11:59 p.m. on the Job Closing Date to ensure consideration.




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Application Deadline

Applications must be completed by 11:59 p.m. on the Job Closing Date to ensure consideration.