Job Opening: Asian Art History, University of San Francisco

job opening - 5Institution:       University of San Francisco
Location:          California, United States
Position:          Assistant Professor, Asian Art History, Tenure-Track

Job Summary:
The Department of Art + Architecture at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the field of Asian art history, to begin August 2015. We seek candidates whose research examines the history of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Southeast Asian or South Asian art, who are conversant with the global intersections of art and who ideally possess museum experience.

Job Responsibilities:
Teaching Responsibilities include introductory Asian Art survey classes and undergraduate seminars on topics in Asian art history, as well as survey classes in the history of Western art. Pending experience, the successful candidate may also occasionally teach graduate seminars in Museum Studies. The teaching requirement is two classes per semester with a third class every fourth semester (2-2-2-3 over two years). There will also be regular, undergraduate advising responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications:
Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Art History with an emphasis in Asian Art at the time of appointment, and a strong record of excellence in research and teaching of Asian Art. Some museum experience is preferable but not required. The successful candidate will be expected to play an important role both within the Department that includes Bachelor of Arts programs in art history, architecture, design, and fine arts and a Master of Arts program in Museum Studies, and within the College of Arts and Sciences overall (which includes programs in Asian Studies and a Center for Asia Pacific Studies). The candidate must also demonstrate a willingness to work in a culturally diverse environment and an understanding of, and commitment to, support the mission of the University.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

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The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.


About Paula

Paula lives in the vortex of graduate life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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