The Office of Academic Affairs
College of the Arts

School of Art and Design

Position Title

Assistant Professor of Art History

Position Description and Responsibilities:    

The College of the Arts at Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Art History in the School of Art and Design.  Specialization: any area or combination of non-western art, including: African, Asian, Middle-Eastern, Oceanic, Pre-Columbian, Native-American, or Latin-American.  Duties include: teaching upper-division courses in area(s) of specialization as well as large sections of general education offerings (art appreciation) and art history survey courses; ongoing research and/or creative activity; student advisement; and committee and service work.
Ideal qualifications: full-time college teaching experience; record of professional and scholarly accomplishment; ability to teach a range of courses in a variety of non-western areas; aptitude for working with students in different majors.

Required Education – Experience – Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

Ph.D. or ABD in art history; some teaching experience; interest in and ability to teach general education offerings as well as upper-division courses in area(s) of specialization. 

Application Procedure:

To guarantee full consideration, application materials should be received by January 7, 2013.  Candidates should send a letter of interest addressing the applicant’s qualifications; current curriculum vita; names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three references to

Art History Search Committee
School of Art and Design
Kennesaw State University
1000 Chastain Road—MD 2901
Kennesaw, Georgia 30144-5591. 

Do not send additional materials at this time; supporting materials may be requested later in the process.  No e-mail applications.

Questions About Position Opening:

Joe Thomas, Director, School of Art and Design

Date Position Available: August 1, 2013
Departmental/College Overview:

The Atlanta area has six museums and over 130 active galleries and alternative spaces.  The NASAD-accredited School of Art and Design serves over 500 majors in highly selective programs including the BFA in studio art, the BS in Art Education, the BA in art history, and the M.A.T. in teaching art.  Phase I of a new university art museum opened in 2007, and Phase II is currently under construction.  For a detailed description of the university, college and department, please visit our home page at

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

Kennesaw State University is a growing and progressive university in Georgia’s public system of higher education. Located on an attractive campus in suburban Atlanta, Kennesaw State University currently enrolls more than 24,000 traditional and nontraditional Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral students. The thriving Atlanta metropolitan area has a rich array of museums, theaters, libraries, colleges and universities, and other resources. Kennesaw State University was recognized in 2009 by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of its “Great Colleges to Work For”.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Georgia is an Open Records State.


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Position ID 20274
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This page was last updated on October 12, 2012.