Recrutement : Assistant Professor of Korean Art and Visual Culture, University of Kansas
University of Kansas
Position, Visiting Assistant Professor in Korean art history, University of Kansas
The Kress Foundation Department of Art History at the University of Kansas is seeking a specialist in Korean art history for a one-year, non-tenure-track, limited term position (with possible one-year renewal) as a visiting assistant professor to begin as early as August 18, 2015.
The successful applicant will teach four courses per year in Korean art history, including undergraduate and graduate courses, advise graduate students, provide service to the department and the university, and maintain an active research program. Courses scheduled for the fall semester include an upper division undergraduate/graduate course on Korean ceramics and an online introductory course on modern (from 1600) and contemporary Korean art and culture. The visiting assistant professor can choose her/his own course topics for the spring semester.
Required qualifications: Ph.D. in East Asian art history with a Korean focus is expected by the start date of the appointment; demonstrated potential for high quality teaching and a commitment to teaching excellence in Korean art history at the graduate and undergraduate levels; demonstrated capacity to direct graduate research using Korean sources.
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For a complete announcement and to apply online, go to https://employment,ku.edu and search for “Korean Art.” A complete online application includes: letter of interest, c.v., two-page teaching statement (teaching philosophy/ experience/and interests) and the names and contact information for three references for whom letters of reference have been requested.
Letters of reference should be sent directly to Dr. Marsha Haufler, Korean Art History Search Committee Coordinator, Kress Foundation Department of Art History, 1301 Mississippi Street, 209 Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries may also be directed to Dr. Marsha Haufler.