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Contemporary Art History and Theory, Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
University of Louisville

Date Posted Dec. 18, 2020
Title Contemporary Art History and Theory, Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
University University of Louisville
Louisville, KY, United States
Department Department of Fine Arts
Application Deadline Feb. 2, 2021
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2021
  • Assistant Professor
  • Art History

The internal Job Number for this position is 40262

The Department of Fine Arts at the University of Louisville welcomes applications for a tenure track appointment in the area of Contemporary Art History and Theory.
The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Art History, Visual Culture Studies or related field, and provide strong evidence of an emerging scholarly profile.

The preferred candidate will present a clear knowledge of theoretical discourses, contemporary practices, and global trends. Faculty selected for the position will be expected to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels.

Interested applicants must apply online at and applications must include: (1) letter of application addressing the candidate’s creative research, teaching interests (2) a current curriculum vita, (3) writing sample, (4) a teaching philosophy, (5) each applicant must also supply contact information for three references, with professional titles, mailing addresses, and e-mail addresses. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The Department of Fine Arts, endowed as the Hite Art Institute, is the most comprehensive Fine Arts program in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Majors may earn degrees at the BA, BFA, MA or MFA levels with concentrations in Studio Art, Art History and Curatorial Studies. The Department currently has 18 faculty members, a full-time staff of five, and 412 undergraduate and graduate majors. It operates on-campus and downtown galleries with active exhibition schedules and the interdisciplinary M.F.A. program is housed in the newly renovated, M.F.A. space in the Portland neighborhood of Louisville.

Founded in 1798, the University of Louisville is one of the oldest municipal universities in the United States. With a current enrollment of 22,000 students, it is Kentucky’s major urban university.

Additional Programmatic Information:

Position open until filled, for first consideration applications must be received by January 15th, 2021. Position begins August 1, 2021.

  • The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status.

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