Department Chair, Art & Art History, Baylor University - Job Listing

Department Chair, Art & Art History, Baylor University

Baylor University seeks a Chair, Associate or Full Professor, for the Department of Art and Art History, to begin in August 2020. Salary and benefits competitive. Candidates may specialize in studio art or art history with an excellent record of scholarly achievement and administrative expertise. Successful candidate will be a nationally or internationally-recognized artist/scholar/designer and committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching. Willingness to seek external funding to support faculty research is desired as well as the ability to develop new strategies for building collaborative relationships in a productive undergraduate community. M.F.A. or Ph.D. required. Administrative experience at a college/university. Responsibilities include administration and teaching course in area of expertise. Other duties include the leadership of an undergraduate program with twenty-one full-time faculty and interfacing with the Martin Museum of Art and Allbritton Art Institute. Record of successful professional achievement and ongoing professional/creative research expected.
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, and academic strategic plan, Illuminate. As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has more than 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 85 countries.
To apply: Submit a letter of application, CV, 3 letters of recommendation, copies of official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statements of both leadership and teaching philosophies, and a PDF of 20 examples of personal work and 20 examples of student work (fully identified), or sample publications (with complete references). Submit materials electronically to Professor Robbie Barber, Search Committee Chair, via Interfolio.
Preference given to applications completed by December 31, 2019. Applications reviewed beginning November 10, 2019 and continue until filled.

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.