The Arts and Cultural Management and Museum Studies program at Michigan State University is searching for fixed-term assistant professors, instructors, and assistant instructors. These positions will be filled for fall semester 2021 (contract to begin August 16, 2021) and spring semester 2022 (contracts to begin January 1, 2022).
Duties: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Arts and Cultural Management and Museum Studies. Arts & Cultural Management courses include: intro to arts and cultural management, non-profit law, and policy and advocacy. Museum Studies courses include: museum exhibitions: theory and development, museum collections management.
Review of applications will begin 04/01/2021 and continue the positions are filled. Applications must be submitted electronically to the Michigan State University Human Resources web site http://careers.msu.edu.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Doctorate -Museum Studies
• BA, MA, MFA, or PhD in the arts, humanities, and/or museum studies. • Experience teaching at the college level preferred. • Professional experience related to the management and advocacy of museums, arts, and/or cultural organizations or industry dimensions of an artistic and humanistic entrepreneurial field. • Ideal candidates with a Museum Studies background will also have a minimum of five years of experience in the museum field and coursework in Museum Studies, an MA or PhD in a relevant field.
Required Application Materials
Qualified applicants should submit a) a cover letter b) current curriculum vitae c) a statement of teaching philosophy that highlights your alignment with some of our desired qualifications and values d) a summary of your experience with diversity in the classroom and/or in your past or planned research endeavors, any experience mentoring diverse students or community outreach initiatives, and an explanation of how you will advance our goals of inclusive excellence and the names and e) email addresses of 3 potential referees.
For more information, contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Kiersten Latham (email@example.com). For more information about Arts and Cultural Management and Museum Studies at MSU go to http://acm.cal.msu.edu/
Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.
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The Arts and Cultural Management and Museums Studies Program consists of two undergraduate minors (ACM, Museum Studies) and three graduate offerings (M.A. in ACM&MS, graduate certificate in MS, graduate certificate in ACM).
Arts and Cultural Management at MSU is a multidisciplinary program that provides students with the knowledge and skill set to succeed in creative, artistic, and administrative positions within arts and cultural organizations. Students pursue practical opportunities related to the management of, and advocacy for, arts and cultural organizations and entrepreneurial artistic careers.
Museum Studies at MSU introduces and prepares students to become museum professionals of the future in institutions that are transforming to serve expanding audiences. The program provides knowledge in a wide variety of careers in museums and interpretive centers by focusing on interdisciplinary knowledge, global issues, community engagement, and informal learning. Courses are interdisciplinary and may include students in natural history, art, history, and anthropology, among other fields. Faculty work with museums and collections on campus and in the area.
Across our entire program, we share a commitment to the following values:
Flourishing—thriving, facilitating meaning, doing what matters, enabling curiosity, being intentional, reflective, and compassionate
Resilience—customizable, flexible, adaptive, innovative, relevant, ethical, fresh, trusting in emergence
ACM& MS resides within the College of Arts & Letters, which recognizes that only an academic and organizational culture which actively seeks out and strengthens diverse voices and perspectives among its members results in true excellence. We are an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. The College of Arts & Letters is particularly interested in candidates of all backgrounds who are committed to the principle that intellectual leadership is achieved through open access and pro-active inclusion.
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