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Associate Professor

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2024

Associate Professor

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  1. Unofficial transcripts (submit with application) – official transcripts may be requested at a later date.
  2. Resume (submit with application)
  3. Digital portfolio including samples of the applicant’s published works.

Posting Details

Position Information
Working Title Associate Professor
Position Number 610005
Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time
Tenure Track Yes
FTE 1=9/10 month -Faculty only
If time limited, duration date
Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
NCCU’s Department of Art and Design offers students the opportunity to earn a B.A. degree in Art with concentrations in Graphic Design and Innovation, Animation and Interactive Media, Studio Art, Art Studies, and Pre-Architecture, as well as a B.S. degree in Apparel Design. The Department’s overarching mission is to foster broad inquiry within the visual arts and design to provide opportunities for students to study non-western, diverse cultural artifacts and experiences. As the first public liberal arts institution founded for African Americans, NCCU occupies a special niche that informs the study of art and design. In addition to traditional training in the visual arts, the Department of Art and Design proudly celebrates and fosters the study of artistic productions of African and African American culture, emphasizing the past and present contributions of people of color. With such emphasis, the Department provides a uniquely designed curriculum to educate students pursuing visual arts and design careers in today’s global society. Art and Design majors explore technology, engage in internships, pursue individuality and enjoy the fruits of cultural diversity.
Primary Purpose of Position
The Department of Art and Design includes a dedicated and experienced individual in the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Art History. The successful individual will have a strong commitment to teaching, research, and service. This position offers a unique opportunity to shape the future of art history at NCCU and to work closely with students, faculty, and the wider community.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
This faculty member must have extensive knowledge of art history across several eras. They must be able to instruct students in a lecture classroom and utilize digital AV equipment to address the visual aspect of course subject matter.
Minimum Education/Experience
A M.A., MFA, or Ph.D. (preferred) in Art History or a closely related field.
A demonstrated record of excellence in teaching at the university level. Experience teaching in Art History is preferred.
A strong publication record.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
N/A
Equal Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties
Function Instructional
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in art history, with the ability to cover a broad chronological range and diverse methodologies.
Mentor and advise students on academic and career pathways.
Supervise student research projects, theses, and dissertations.
Function Research
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Conduct original research in the field of art history.
Publish research findings in reputable journals, books, or exhibition catalogues.
Present findings at local, national, and international conferences.
Function Public Service
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Participate in departmental, college, and university committees.
Contribute to the development and revision of the art history course offerings.
Engage in outreach activities to enhance the visibility of art history at NCCU.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number EPA03094P
Open Date 01/24/2024
Date desired for closing or initial review
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Position Available 07/01/2024
Special Instructions to Applicants
  1. Unofficial transcripts (submit with application) – official transcripts may be requested at a later date.
  2. Resume (submit with application)
  3. Digital portfolio including samples of the applicant’s published works.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
  5. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. DD-214 (for Veterans Only)
  3. Multimedia File

Supplemental Questions

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