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Visiting Assistant Professor, Contemporary Art and Architecture of Asia

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Work type: Faculty - Other
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Architecture/Art/Design, Arts/Theater/Museum, Instruction

Department: Department of the History of Art & Architecture
Rank: Professor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins
June 3, 2019; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
Along with your online application, please submit the following:

> Letter of interest
> Current CV
> List of courses you are able to teach
> 3 professional references

Department Summary
The Department of the History of Art & Architecture (“HAA”) offers undergraduate, Master’s, and PhD programs in the history, theory, and criticism of art, architecture, and visual culture. It is also home to the Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies.

The University of Oregon is one of only two Pacific Northwest members of the Association of American Universities and holds the distinction of a “very high research activity” ranking in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The UO enrolls more than 20,000 undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students representing all 50 states and nearly 100 countries. The UO’s beautiful, 295-acre campus features state-of-the-art facilities in an arboretum-like setting. The UO is located in Eugene, a vibrant city of 157,000 with outstanding cultural and culinary offerings, a pleasant climate, a well-connected regional airport, and a community engaged in environmental and social concerns. The campus is within easy driving distance of the Pacific Coast, the Cascade Mountains, and Portland.

Position Summary
The Department of the History of Art & Architecture at the University of Oregon is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor for the 2019-2020 academic year. The successful candidate will teach six classes (2/2/2) in contemporary Asian art and architecture and other aspects of Asian art and/or visual culture related to the candidate’s research specialty. The ideal candidate would be able to teach an undergraduate survey course that introduces students to 20th and 21st century art and architecture from Asia, as well as additional courses on the art and architecture of China, Korea, India, or Southeast Asia; related courses in cinema, urbanism, or museum studies are also welcome. The University of Oregon is home to an excellent Asian Studies program and the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, which has a rich collection of Asian art that can be integrated into classes.

Minimum Requirements
Ph.D. in Art and/or Architectural History or other relevant field and must hold like or relevant position at another institution or have recently obtained their terminal degree. Visiting faculty members are generally in residence and are expected to participate in the full range of faculty activities.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

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