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Dominguez Hills

Job ID: 3223

Fine Arts

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Date Posted:
February 13, 2018

Closing Date:
Open until filled

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Assistant Professor and Director University Gallery
Art and Design Department
College of Arts and Humanities

Position Announcement

The faculty of the College of Arts and Humanities at California State University Dominguez Hills invites applications from individuals for a Tenure Track, Assistant Professor and Director University Gallery position in the Arts and Design department

Responsibilities include facilitating professional and student exhibits in Art and Design, expanding the Internship program, and teaching one to two courses per semester in the department (Art Appreciation, Art History Survey courses, and Upper Division courses). Other duties include development and grants, curriculum development, participation in developing departmental procedures, student advisement, involvement in student outcome assessment, and committee service at the department, college, and university levels. The Director of the Gallery is expected to continue scholarly and professional activities.

Arts and Design Department
The Art and Design Department strives to give its students a rich and thorough arts education. Whether a student's focus be Studio Art, Design, or Art History the faculty and staff are dedicated to helping students reach their goals. The department also offers five art minors: Art History, Studio, Design, Digital Graphics, and Crafts. The Art and Design department includes the University Art Gallery, which presents eight to ten exhibitions and related events throughout the academic year, and is a valuable resource to the department as well as to the University as a whole and to the surrounding community. Further amenities include working studios in ceramics, sculpture, painting and drawing as well as two Mac computer labs for design and visual arts. The Art and Design Department welcomes a diverse student body and continues to cultivate an academically rigorous cross-disciplinary program that prepares students for professional work post-graduation.

Please visit the Art and Design Department’s website for more information:

Minimum Qualifications
• M.F.A. or M.A. in Museum Studies or equivalent. Applicants holding the M.A. in Museum Studies must have a record of significant experience. All degrees must be in hand by August, 2018
• 1 year of college level teaching experience, including teaching assistant experience
• 2 years of professional curatorial experience
• Ability to teach Art Appreciation, Art History Survey courses, and Upper Division courses
• Experience in teaching undergraduates from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural and academic backgrounds
Preferred Qualifications
• Ph.D. in Art History
• 5 years of professional curatorial experience
• Effective college level teaching experience (non-teaching assistant)
• Evidence of successful grant writing and development experience
• Execution and development of public programming targeting underserved and local communities
• Evidence of innovation and leadership in Arts programming
Background Checks
• The successful candidate is required to complete a thorough background check, and the employment offer can be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying or falsified information.

How to Apply
While the position will remain open until filled, review of applications will begin on March 8, 2018.

Please visit California State University, Dominguez Hills employment website for full details at https://www.csudh.edu/hr/job-opportunities/index

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
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