Art History Teaching Professor

Penn State University

University Park Campus
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College of Arts and Architecture
Art History


The Department of Art History at The Pennsylvania State University seeks to appoint a three-year fixed-term faculty member in the history of American Art. The appointment will begin on August 01, 2018 and carry the possibility of renewal. The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in art history, a demonstrated record of teaching excellence and of scholarly accomplishment, curatorial and graphic design experience, as well as at least five years of administrative experience in programs on curatorial and design studies. The teaching assignment will include a range of courses in American Art, as well as in the History of Graphic Design, the History of Design/Decorative Arts, Curatorial Studies, and other courses as required to meet the current and future needs of the department. In addition to teaching, other responsibilities will include advising undergraduate students, serving on graduate committees, and other forms of service; maintaining a research agenda; and playing an active role in program development in the area of museum/curatorial studies. The successful candidate may also be expected to undertake special project assignments for the Palmer Museum of Art, contribute to the College of Arts and Architecture’s design initiatives, and assume other administrative responsibilities as needed. To apply, candidates should upload a letter of application, an up-to-date CV, and the names and contact information for three references to the Penn State Electronic Job Management System.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088