Assistant Professor in Global Contemporary Art History

Faculty Position Announcement

Assistant Professor in Global Contemporary Art History

Position: Full-time, nine-month, tenure-accruing faculty position

Date of Expected Hire: August 16, 2024

Salary: $70,000 – $73,000; eligible for a comprehensive benefits package

The School of Art + Art History in the College of the Arts seeks an Assistant Professor of Art History with a specialization in Global Contemporary Art. The ideal candidate will be a forward-looking scholar and educator with strong intellectual and leadership skills. The new faculty member will join a vibrant, PhD-granting program with a graduate certificate in Curatorial Studies that is supported by international programming at the School’s own contemporary art exhibition space, the University Galleries, and through the endowed Harn Eminent Scholar Chair in Art History lecture series and biannual symposium. In recent years, the University Galleries have engaged students in curating and experiencing exhibitions developed with the support of national arts organizations.

The University of Florida College of the Arts intends to be a transformative community, responding to and generating paradigmatic shifts in the arts and beyond. As artists and scholars, we embrace the complexity of our evolving human experience and seek to empower our students and faculty to shape that experience fearlessly through critical study, creative practice, and provocation. We seek a colleague who identifies as a change-maker. We seek a colleague who will prepare students to access and unsettle centers of power in a radically changing world. We seek a colleague who will position emerging artists and researchers as catalysts for equity on local and global levels.

Inquiries may be sent to:

Dr. Ashley Jones

Chair, Assistant Professor of Global Contemporary Art History Search


Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin November 20, 2023 and continue until an applicant pool is established. To ensure full consideration, all application documents must be submitted by November 20, 2023.  Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority. 

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