CFA Employment Opportunities

The UK College of Fine Arts has occasional openings for faculty and staff positions in the School of Art & Visual Studies, the School of Music, the Department of Theatre, the Arts Administration Program. Singletary Center for the Arts, and the Art Museum at UK. Some positions (especially STEPS assignments) may not be posted here. In addition to postings on this page, you might also search Jobs at the University of Kentucky.

Jobs in the UK College of Fine Arts:

Art History & Visual Studies – Contemporary Art HIstory and Visual Studies

Salary:  Open

Type:  Full Time – Academic – Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track 

Required education: Ph.D.  

The School of Art and Visual Studies at the University of Kentucky seeks applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in Art History and Visual Studies to begin August 2015. The successful candidate will teach two courses on contemporary art and/or visual studies per semester, advise both undergraduate and graduate students in Art History & Visual Studies, and participate in the development of a new MFA in Curatorial Studies.  He/she will also be expected to provide appropriate service to the school, college, and university.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. by the time of employment and have at least one year of teaching experience at the college level beyond graduate school.

We seek a productive scholar and effective teacher specializing in contemporary art. Broadly defined curatorial experience is highly desirable.

Applications received by January 15, 2015 will be assured full consideration. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applicants should send: 1) a curriculum vitae, 2) letter of application, 4) research statement 5) statement of teaching philosophy and two course syllabi, and 7) contact information for three references to Prof. Anna Brzyski, Search Committee Chair, School of Art and Visual Studies, 207 Fine Arts Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0022. Due to UK requirements, applications will be kept on file and therefore will not be returned to the candidate.

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and women. If offered a position, you will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and a pre-employment national background check as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources.