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Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow of Art History

Utah Tech University
Job Location:
Art History
Salary: See Position Description

Location: St. George 84770, UT

Job Type: Full-Time Faculty

Job Number: 24FAC780-1

Division: College of the Arts

Department: Art

Opening Date: 09/20/2023

Closing Date

Position Announcement

The Department of Art at Utah Tech University (UT) in St. George, Utah, invites applications for a full-time, two-year position as Visiting Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow of Art History for the 2024-25 and 2025-26 academic years. This position is well-suited for an Art Historian that wishes to prepare for a career of teaching at a primarily undergraduate institution that emphasizes excellence in teaching.

The Art Department at UT helps students take their artistic interests and refine them into lifelong passions, offering five majors that help students thrive in the creative world. More information about the department, faculty, and its degree offerings can be found online at

  • Teach 30 credits of lecture courses in Art History each academic year, to majors and non-majors. Works closely with MFA and undergraduate students. Opportunities for curriculum development are also available.
  • Attend department, division, and college faculty meetings. Work with other faculty in program management. Adhere to University policies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Art History from an accredited college or university required. Preference will be given to those applicants who were recently awarded (within the last two years), or are about to earn, a Ph.D. in Art History. ABD may be considered if degree is awarded prior to August 2024.
  • Demonstrated ability in successful teaching, be technology literate, with ability to be certified in online instruction and/or willing to teach one or more courses online and/or in a blended format. Finalists will be required to demonstrate competence through a teaching demonstration.
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • An eagerness to engage with colleagues, staff and administrators to develop ways to improve the educational experience for our students.
Supplemental Information

POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Full-time (9-month) professional-track faculty position, with a two-year contract. Faculty service begins August 2024, with pay and benefits starting July 1, 2024. Annual salary of $45,000+ depending on qualifications and experience, with additional compensation available for optional summer/overload teaching. Excellent benefits package included that begins on start date; includes medical, dental, vision, employee assistance and wellness programs, life, disability, retirement, and undergraduate tuition waivers for employees and eligible dependents. See under "Benefits Summary" for more details.

ELECTRONIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Application review begins October 23, 2023; position open until filled. Candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references (including email addresses), transcripts, and a Student Success Statement (1-2 pages about their teaching or other experience, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population). Please upload all the requested documents when you submit your application. Employment is contingent upon successful completion and certification of

required degrees and upon successfully passing a background check. If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities to apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office (435) 652-7520.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Utah Tech University is an open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic institution, committed to exceptional student learning and success that has adopted an instructional approach of "active learning. active life" and a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and staff committed to creating an active, applied and career-oriented learning environment that is student-centered. Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, our university is located in picturesque southwestern Utah, approximately 120 miles north of Las Vegas. The area is renowned for its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. Click here to learn more about the University.

Utah Tech University is a fast-growing Utah public institution of higher education, with more than 12,000 students. We offer over 230 programs, including masters, bachelors, associates, certificates, endorsements, minors, and/or emphases. We seek to recruit and retain diverse and ambitious faculty and staff who bring new ideas, possess values and career aspirations aligned with the mission and vision, and are inspired to build a premier open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic university. Utah Tech University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of the University are fully committed to Affirmative Action and within its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment. Utah Tech does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state or local law. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or the University's non-discrimination policies:  For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit or contact: 
  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights,, 800-421-3481.
  • U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office,, 303-844-5695.
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Highlights from Utah Tech's benefits package include:
  • 14.2% retirement contribution, paid 100% by the employer (no match required), vested on day 1 of full-time employment;
  • Regular undergraduate tuition waiver (paid at 100%) for employee, spouse, and unmarried dependent children to take courses at Utah Tech;
  • Full medical, dental, and vision plans, with low employee-paid premiums, that begins on day 1 of full-time employment;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts or Health Savings Accounts available;
  • Employer-paid basic life insurance & disability insurance coverage from day 1 of full-time employment;
  • Generous staff leave accruals, plus 12 paid holidays per calendar year.
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