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Vacancy for Assistant Professor at University of Connecticut in the USA

Vacancy for Assistant Professor at University of Connecticut in the USA

Country: USA
City: Mansfield
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Apply for Vacancy for Assistant Professor at University of Connecticut in the USA. The category for this job is Fine and Applied Arts – Art History.


The University of Connecticut’s Human Rights Institute and the Department of Art and Art History in the School of Fine Arts are pleased to invite applications for a jointly appointed, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Art History and Human Rights. Time period and geographical focus are open.

Potential Areas :

  • Black radical thought, critical race theory, and/or critical theory reflecting Global South perspectives in trans-historical or trans-regional perspective;
  • Also, visual or material cultures of migration and diaspora;
  • Ethics of image and material culture circulation, display, and consumption;
  • Likewise, cultural modes of justice, memorialization, and reparation;
  • Histories and ethics of cultural appropriation across time;
  • Similarly, studies of colonialism, coloniality, and state-sanctioned violence in relation to art, visual and/or material culture;
  • Participatory art as a mode of dissent, resistance, or mobilization for justice.


The incumbent must meet following qualification for Vacancy for Assistant Professor in the USA:

  • A completed Ph.D. in Art History or History of Architecture or related field. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable.
  • Also, a demonstrated potential for establishing a successful research and scholarship profile in the candidate’s primary field of study.
  • Likewise, demonstrated potential for establishing a national presence in professional organizations and among peers in academic and professional communities.
  • Additionally, a deep commitment to promoting diversity and excellence through innovative research, teaching, and public engagement.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated collegiality.


  • A record of publications in candidate’s primary field of study, preferably in peer-review contexts.
  • Teaching experience beyond the Teaching Assistant level.
  • Also, a commitment to, and record of, interdisciplinarity in research and teaching.
  • A demonstrated commitment to contribute through research, scholarship, and teaching to promoting diversity in the learning experience.
  • Additionally, a demonstrated commitment to bringing transregional, transcultural, and global perspectives to research and teaching.
  • An established record of publications related to human rights and art, architecture, visual and/or material culture.
  • Demonstrated record of working effectively on interdisciplinary teams in higher education.
  • Likewise, ability to contribute to a university-wide life transformative, experiential education model, with a focus on human rights in the history of art, architecture, visual and/or material culture.
  • Similarly, a demonstrated record of human rights practice and maintaining relationships with human rights and community.

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Type of Opportunity Academic Job
Deadline07 March,2021
Company NameUniversity of Connecticut



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