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Tenure-Track: Assistant Professor


College Station, Texas
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The Department of Visualization at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position with a 9-month academic appointment beginning fall semester 2020 at the Assistant Professor level with research and teaching interests aligned with the History of Art, Technology, Culture, and Society.

The mission of the Department of Visualization is to advance the art, science and technology of visualization. Programs include the B.S., M.S. and M.F.A. in Visualization. The Visualization faculty engage in and support innovation in teaching, research, and creative works across a wide range of areas where computing can be used to create visual experiences. Further information is available at http://viz.arch.tamu.edu.

Responsibilities: Expectations for this position include teaching core and advanced courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, developing new courses in an area of specialization, mentoring students and serving on student advisory committees, and participating in academic governance and university service. The successful candidate is expected to pursue a strong research agenda related to the History of Art, Technology, Culture, and Society.

Areas of specialization that contribute to the mission of the department are desirable. Scholars interested in collaborating with artists and visualization practitioners are especially welcome to apply. Documented collaboration on interdisciplinary research teams will be considered an asset.

Responsibilities will include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, as well as courses serving art minors and the university core curriculum. Core courses are typically taught in large lecture and on-line formats.


Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D., or equivalent, in an area directly related to the History of Art, Technology, Culture, and Society. A proven record of successful teaching and scholarship is required. Excellent oral, written, and visual communication skills, as well as experience mentoring students and graduate student supervision are highly desirable.

Application Instructions

Please apply online with a 1) Letter of Application, 2) CV, 3) Teaching and Research Statements, 4) A Writing Sample, and 5) Contact Information for three references. All applications should be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/71371. Review of applications will begin January 31st and will continue until the position is filled. Please direct application questions to Professor Phil Galanter at galanter@tamu.edu.


Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program and implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.