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How to Apply

Follow the application procedures in the announcement. After screening by a search committee, successful candidates will complete an employment application, provided by the university or which can be downloaded as a (.pdf).

Department of Art and Art History

The Department of Art and Art History at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, a student-focused institution, seeks a dedicated and energetic art historian to offer courses in art history survey, Renaissance Art, and possibly an additional area of specialization (AA#30-4-34/Ext). Assistant professor, tenure-track, starting fall 2014. Salary competitive and commensurate with experience. The position requires commitment to curriculum development, including new courses in the candidate’s area of specialty. Additional responsibilities include continuing scholarship, student advising, and service at the department, college and university levels. Voluntary summer and winter contracts may be available.


Ph.D. in art history by August 22, 2014 required. Record of publication or scholarly presentation and successful teaching experience beyond T.A. required. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations preferred.

Finalists for this position must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process and teaching demonstration as judged by the department faculty. Recommendation for hiring is needed from a majority of the regular, full-time department faculty.


Cover letter addressing required and preferred skills, resume, teaching philosophy, unofficial copy of graduate transcript, and contact information for three professional references (letters on request) should be emailed to For full consideration application should be electronically received by January 15, 2014. The file format should be either Microsoft Word or pdf (readable for both Mac & PC).

Bloomsburg University encourages applications from historically under-represented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities and is an AA/EEO Employer. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check. Completing the search is contingent upon available funding.