Assistant or Associate Professor of Museum Studies (School of Art and Art History, University of Florida)

The School of Art and Art History at the University of Florida invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor in Museum Studies. This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure track faculty position with an expected start date of August 16, 2019. The faculty member will pursue an active program of research; teach a 2-2 load of courses at the undergraduate and graduate level; advise graduate students; chair thesis committees; and contribute service to the university, the community, and the profession.

Teaching graduate courses in Museum Studies (history and philosophy of museums, curatorial practice, exhibition design, collections management, etc.); advising graduate students; chairing thesis committees; engaging faculty from diverse disciplines; conducting a program of scholarly research appropriate to Museum Studies; participating in service to school, college, university, community, and profession. Candidates must be able to work with students pursuing careers in a range of disciplines and institutions (e.g. museums of art, history, natural history, science, technology, etc.)


Minimum Requirements:

  • Applicants must hold a terminal degree or equivalent professional experience (PhD or be ABD in Museum Studies, Anthropology, Art History, or other relevant field). Candidates with a master’s degree in Museum Studies with significant museum experience are also welcome to apply.
  • Applicants must have the expertise to teach graduate and advanced undergraduate courses in Museum Studies.
  • Evidence of success in promoting an environment that advances diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Scholarly publications related to Museum Studies
  • A record of community engagement and collaborative projects
  • Prior teaching experience at the university level


Full details and application instructions are available here:


Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2019 and will continue until a suitable applicant pool is established.