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Assistant Professor of Arts Administration
Boston University Metropolitan College

Date Posted Oct. 1, 2019
Title Assistant Professor of Arts Administration
University Boston University Metropolitan College
Boston, MA, United States
Department Metropolitan College
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date July or September 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Art Administration

Boston University Metropolitan College seeks to fill a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting July or September 1, 2020, for the graduate program in Arts Administration ( The department believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that end, we are especially eager to have a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, and diverse join our ranks.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have expertise in the visual arts and an advanced degree(s) in one or more of the following areas: Visual Arts, Museology, Art History, Theater, Organizational Management, Public Administration, Arts Leadership, Art Business, or Cultural Entrepreneurship, or a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in arts administration; 3-5 years experience teaching at the university level and a national reputation in the field as either an artist/practitioner or scholar/researcher. We welcome applications from candidates with professional and industry experience in addition to the terminal degree.

Responsibilities: Faculty duties include teaching up to six courses at the graduate level per academic year, conducting active research, participating in course and curriculum development, and mentoring part-time faculty and students, as well as providing service to the department, college and the university. This is a full-time non-tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a 2-5 year renewable contract.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Application: Applicants should submit a cover letter stating career objectives, suitability for the position, research goals, and approach to teaching, as well as a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference, preferably via email. Please submit samples of artistic work electronically, if possible or applicable. Candidates who, within their application materials, substantively address their experiences, strengths, and opportunities for growth regarding diversity, inclusivity, and full participation at Boston University will receive the highest priority/consideration. Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.

Send applications to:
Ms. Corinne Griffiths
Boston University Metropolitan College
1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Floor 5
Boston, MA 02215

  • We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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Contact Information

  • Corinne Griffiths
    Metropolitan College
    Boston University Metropolitan College
    1010 Commonwealth Ave
    Boston, MA 02215


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