Assistant Professor of Art History

The University of Texas at Tyler in Texas

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted December 5, 2013
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

The Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Tyler invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor with specialization in Ancient to Baroque art.  The successful applicant will teach three courses per semester: Art History Survey I (Prehistory to Late Middle Ages) and two upper-level undergraduate/graduate courses. The ability to teach non-Western art is highly desirable. Responsibilities include undergraduate advising, serving on graduate committees, participating in departmental, university, and community events. Graduate or post-graduate teaching experience preferred. PhD required. Applications should include a letter of interest, CV, sample syllabi, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a list of three references. Review of applications begins December 16, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Position begins August 2014.


Art majors number approximately 100 undergraduates and 12 graduate students. Our small class sizes allow for personalized instruction. The Fine Arts Complex includes 50,000 square feet of studio classrooms, an art history lecture hall, seminar room, graduate studios and a new media lab.  The department maintains two gallery spaces on campus and is growing rapidly. Our focus is on attracting high ability students and developing exceptional programs.

The University of Texas at Tyler is part of the prestigious University of Texas System that includes nine university and six health institutions located throughout the state. Founded in 1971, UT Tyler today enrolls over 7,000 students.  Our beautiful 259-acre Tyler campus is nestled along a lake, surrounded by thick pine and oak forests, providing a picturesque location for study and recreation. 


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Send all materials to: Art History Search Committee, Department of Art and Art History, The University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, TX 75799. If submitting materials electronically, please attach all files to a single email as a PDF, to: