Assistant or Associate Professor of Arts Administration
The University of Kentucky seeks a dynamic and passionate faculty member to join the Department of Arts Administration in the College of Fine Arts beginning in August 2021. The rank of the incoming faculty member is open and will be determined based on the candidate’s background and experience. The faculty member will teach courses within the core curriculum of the Department of Arts Administration, pursue a research agenda in the Arts Administration field, and hold service responsibilities.
The faculty member will teach face-to-face undergraduate and online graduate courses as assigned by the Chair; supervise and/or serve on graduate exams and project committees; advise graduate students each semester as assigned. The faculty member is required to continually practice, expand, test and/or disseminate their professional expertise through research related to arts administration. Additionally, the faculty member will serve on committees for the Department, College, and University, as requested; professional service to the field desirable; and assume other duties as assigned.
The criteria for evaluation, promotion, and tenure reviews are specifically defined in the Evidences for the Evaluation of Faculty in Cases of Promotion and Tenure https://www.uky.edu/universitysenate/college-fine-arts-rules and are based on those general guidelines that appear in the University of Kentucky Administrative Regulations https://www.uky.edu/regs/sites/www.uky.edu.regs/files/files/ar/ar2-1-1.pdf . Please refer to these documents for full details on promotion and tenure criteria.
When prompted in the employment system, applicants will submit the following materials: CV/Resume highlighting all teaching, research, and arts administration experience; Cover letter which identifies a minimum of three (3) courses from the undergraduate (https://finearts.uky.edu/arts-administration/arts-administration-ba-courses) and three (3) graduate courses curriculum (available at https://finearts.uky.edu/arts-administration/graduate-courses and https://finearts.uky.edu/arts-administration/phd-courses) which you would be qualified to teach; Statement of research agenda (upload under Specific Request 1); Teaching philosophy (upload under Specific Request 2).
Please also include the names and contact information for three additional references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit reference letters within the employment system. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled.