The Kress Foundation Department of Art History at the University of Kansas, with support from the Korea Foundation, is seeking a tenure-track assistant professor in Korean art history to begin as early as August 18, 2013.
The successful applicant will teach four courses per year in Korean art history, including undergraduate and graduate courses and periodically a survey of Asian art that includes Korean art; guide graduate student research and supervise dissertations in Korean art history; maintain an active program of research in Korean art history disseminated through peer-review publications and public presentations; and provide service to the department and the university, including advising, committee work, and contributing to the growth of Korean studies at the university.
The University of Kansas is especially interested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to four key campus-wide strategic initiatives: (1) Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World; (2) Promoting Well-Being, Finding Cures; (3) Harnessing Information, Multiplying Knowledge; and (4) Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities.
Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in Korean art history or a closely related field; commitment to teaching Korean art history as evidenced by a statement of teaching philosophy; college or university teaching experience; and potential for an active research program in Korean art history as shown by graduate coursework, publications, and conference presentations in the field.
Candidates should go to https://jobs.ku.edu, search for position 00066508, and complete the application. Attach (upload) a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a two-page teaching statement (teaching philosophy/experience/and interests), and names of three individuals from whom letters of reference have been requested.
In addition, applicants should arrange to have letters of reference 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.
Review of applications begins November 15, 2012, and continues as long as needed to collect a qualified pool of candidates.