[Humanist] 29.232 jobs (tenure-track): art history at Lethbridge; digital media history at Santa Cruz

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 29, No. 232.
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  [1]   From:    Daniel O'Donnell <daniel.odonnell at uleth.ca>              (109)
        Subject: Tenure Track Art History

  [2]   From:    Henry E Lowood <lowood at stanford.edu>                      (26)
        Subject: Job Posting: UC Santa Cruz


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        Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2015 20:27:53 +0000
        From: Daniel O'Donnell <daniel.odonnell at uleth.ca>
        Subject: Tenure Track Art History


Hi all,

While this is an Art History job rather than a digital job pur sang, the
senior art historian in the department is doing some really interesting
digital work and it is in the faculty with New Media.

http://www.uleth.ca/hr/jobs/art-historymuseum-studies

Art History/Museum Studies

Tenure Track Appointment

The University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Art
invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of
Assistant Professor in the fields of Canadian Art History and Museum
Studies, starting January 1, 2016, subject to budgetary and Board approval.

Applicants must have a PhD in Art History, demonstrated excellence in
research, and evidence of dynamic, successful teaching. The successful
candidate will instruct Art History/Museum Studies courses to a diverse
audience of general students, Art Studio majors, and Art History/ Museum
Studies majors. Ability to teach Canadian Art History, First Nations Art
History, and an introductory level survey of art since neoclassicism is
required. Other desired teaching areas include: contemporary art and
theory, survey of Western or World art, and museum studies. The successful
candidate will be an active contributor to the collegial environment of
Department of Art and Faculty of Fine Arts.

The Department of Art offers BFA degrees with majors in Art Studio and Art
History/Museum Studies and an MFA in Studio Art. It also offers combined
degrees with the Faculty of Arts and Science in Native American Art Studio
and AH/MS. The Faculty of Fine Arts, housed in the Centre for the Arts with
state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, offers degree programs in Art,
Drama, Music and New Media. Situated in traditional Blackfoot territory,
Lethbridge is home to a dynamic art community with nationally recognized
artists and galleries. The University possesses a significant art
collection that fosters direct student access to historical and
contemporary artwork, while a lively and extensive Visiting Speakers in the
Arts Series enhances communication with the broader community. Lethbridge
is within easy driving distance to several major national parks and
recreational areas in Alberta, British Columbia, and Montana. For more
information the City of Lethbridge, please visit: www.lethbridge.ca.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest describing
their research and teaching expertise, a curriculum vitae, statement of
teaching philosophy, two samples of recent scholarship, and two sample
syllabi.  Please arrange to have three confidential letters of reference
from qualified referees sent directly to the Dean by the closing date.

Closing date:    Applications must be received by mail, fax or email by
October 1, 2015.

Send application to:

Dr. Edward Jurkowski, Dean
Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lethbridge
4401 University Drive
Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4
Tel: (403) 329-2342 • Fax: (403) 382-7127
Email: angela.luck at uleth.ca

The University is an equal opportunity employer.  The position is open to
all qualified applicants, although preference is given to Canadian citizens
and permanent residents of Canada. The University is an inclusive and
equitable campus encouraging applications from qualified women and men
including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and
Aboriginal persons.

- See more at:
http://www.uleth.ca/hr/jobs/art-historymuseum-studies#sthash.Cw0seEHb.29rmJUKX.dpuf
Art History/Museum Studies

Tenure Track Appointment

The University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Art
invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of
Assistant Professor in the fields of Canadian Art History and Museum
Studies, starting January 1, 2016, subject to budgetary and Board approval.

Applicants must have a PhD in Art History, demonstrated excellence in
research, and evidence of dynamic, successful teaching. The successful
candidate will instruct Art History/Museum Studies courses to a diverse
audience of general students, Art Studio majors, and Art History/ Museum
Studies majors. Ability to teach Canadian Art History, First Nations Art
History, and an introductory level survey of art since neoclassicism is
required. Other desired teaching areas include: contemporary art and
theory, survey of Western or World art, and museum studies. The successful
candidate will be an active contributor to the collegial environment of
Department of Art and Faculty of Fine Arts.

The Department of Art offers BFA degrees with majors in Art Studio and Art
History/Museum Studies and an MFA in Studio Art. It also offers combined
degrees with the Faculty of Arts and Science in Native American Art Studio
and AH/MS. The Faculty of Fine Arts, housed in the Centre for the Arts with
state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, offers degree programs in Art,
Drama, Music and New Media. Situated in traditional Blackfoot territory,
Lethbridge is home to a dynamic art community with nationally recognized
artists and galleries. The University possesses a significant art
collection that fosters direct student access to historical and
contemporary artwork, while a lively and extensive Visiting Speakers in the
Arts Series enhances communication with the broader community. Lethbridge
is within easy driving distance to several major national parks and
recreational areas in Alberta, British Columbia, and Montana. For more
information the City of Lethbridge, please visit: www.lethbridge.ca.

Interested candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest describing
their research and teaching expertise, a curriculum vitae, statement of
teaching philosophy, two samples of recent scholarship, and two sample
syllabi.  Please arrange to have three confidential letters of reference
from qualified referees sent directly to the Dean by the closing date.

Closing date:    Applications must be received by mail, fax or email by
October 1, 2015.

Send application to:

Dr. Edward Jurkowski, Dean

Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lethbridge

4401 University Drive

Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4

Tel: (403) 329-2342 • Fax: (403) 382-7127

Email: angela.luck at uleth.ca

The University is an equal opportunity employer.  The position is open to
all qualified applicants, although preference is given to Canadian citizens
and permanent residents of Canada. The University is an inclusive and
equitable campus encouraging applications from qualified women and men
including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and
Aboriginal persons.

- See more at:
http://www.uleth.ca/hr/jobs/art-historymuseum-studies#sthash.Cw0seEHb.29rmJUKX.dpuf



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        Date: Sat, 22 Aug 2015 00:00:30 +0000
        From: Henry E Lowood <lowood at stanford.edu>
        Subject: Job Posting: UC Santa Cruz


The History of Art and Visual Culture Department (havc.ucsc.edu), at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in the History of Digital Media.  We seek a teacher and scholar with expertise in the history and theory of one or more of the following areas: Internet culture, video games, digital imaging and design, social media, and related applications. Priority will be placed on hiring an interdisciplinary scholar who attends to the visual culture of digital media and analytically examines the social and historical contexts of its emergence. We welcome applications from scholars who specialize in any national or geographic area. Applicants must be capable of teaching a wide range of courses (large lecture to seminar) at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The department faculty support the investigation of art and visual culture from a variety of theoretical perspectives in the cultures of Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Pacific Islands.

The History of Art and Visual Culture Department is in the Division of the Arts http://arts.ucsc.edu/ , which also includes Departments of Art, Film and Digital Media, Music, Theater Arts, and the M.F.A. Program in Digital Arts & New Media. There are opportunities for scholarly and teaching connections in these areas, as well as with colleagues and programs in the Humanities http://humwww.ucsc.edu/  and Social Sciences<http://socialsciences.ucsc.edu/> divisions and the Baskin School of Engineering.<https://www.soe.ucsc.edu/> The campus operates on a schedule of three 11-week quarters per academic year, and the successful candidate will be expected to teach five 5-unit courses per year, or their equivalent, in accordance with the department workload policy.  All members of the department are expected to advise and mentor students, actively engage in research, and undertake administrative service for the department, affiliated college, and university. The ability to contribute significantly to graduate education and the mentoring of graduate students is highly desirable.
We have a strong undergraduate major and a young, dynamic Visual Studies Ph.D. program. Under the Dean's leadership, our division is enjoying faculty growth, significant fundraising successes, new research centers, and is planning for a new Institute of the Arts and Sciences. The Arts Division supports faculty research through the Arts Research Institute http://artsresearch.ucsc.edu/ari/ and the Arts Dean's Fund for Excellence http://arts.ucsc.edu/funding/arts-deans-fund-for-excellence; the campus supports research and teaching with grants awarded by the Committee on Research, the Committee on Teaching, and other groups.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience; academic year (9-month) basis

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. (or equivalent foreign degree) in art history, communications, media studies, visual studies, or a related discipline. (Ph.D. expected to be conferred by June 30, 2016).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated potential as a researcher/scholar; commitment to and talent for teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels; record of administrative service; and University teaching experience.

POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2016, with academic year beginning September 2016. Degree must be conferred by June 30, 2017 for employment beyond that date.

TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include: 1) a letter of application outlining scholarly background as well as current and future research plans; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a current publication or writing sample (chapter of dissertation if no publication); 4) descriptions or syllabi for three courses (one large lecture, one lecture/discussion, one seminar); 5) three current confidential letters of recommendation*. The university welcomes applicants' submission of an optional statement addressing their contributions to diversity through their research, service, and/or teaching.  All requested materials must be submitted as PDF files.

Apply at https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00299

Refer to Position JPF00299-16 in all correspondence.

*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC's confidentiality statement at http://apo.ucsc.edu/confstm.html

CLOSING DATE:  Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2015.
To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete and letters of recommendation received by this date. The position will remain open until filled, but not later than 6/30/17.

UC Santa Cruz faculty make significant contributions to the body of research that has earned the University of California the ranking as the foremost public higher education institution in the world. In the process, our faculty demonstrate that cutting-edge research, excellent teaching and outstanding service are mutually supportive.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the University's equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to: Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064; (831) 459-2686.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available here http://www.dhs.gov/e-verify  or from the Academic Personnel Office (APO) at (831) 459-4300.

UCSC is a smoke & tobacco-free campus<http://tobaccofree.ucsc.edu/index.html>.

If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Academic Personnel Office at apo at ucsc.edu<mailto:apo at ucsc.edu> (831) 459-4300.

             VISIT THE APO WEB SITE AT: http://apo.ucsc.edu

Henry Lowood, PhD
Curator for History of Science & Technology; Film & Media Collections
HSSG, Green Library, 557 Escondido Mall
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford CA 94305-6066
Email: lowood at stanford.edu<mailto:lowood at stanford.edu>
Web: https://people.stanford.edu/lowood/





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