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Michigan State University(MSU) Ast Inst/Inst/Ast Prof Fixed Term in East Lansing, Michigan

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Ast Inst/Inst/Ast Prof Fixed Term

Position Summary

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 spring semester 2023 and will be recurring each spring semester (contracts to begin January 1, 2023).

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 and policy and advocacy. Museum Studies courses include museum collections: management and care and curatorial practices.

Position is planned to recur every Spring Semester

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.

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

Qualifications: • 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 explanation of how you will advance our goals of inclusive excellence and the names and e) email addresses of 3 potential referees.

Together-we-will Statement

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Special Instructions

For more information, contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Kiersten Latham, . For more information about Arts and Cultural Management and Museum Studies at MSU go to http://acm.cal.msu.edu/.

Review of applications will begin 3/29/2022, and continue until the positions are filled. Applications must be submitted electronically to the Michigan State University Human Resources website http://careers.msu.edu.

Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.

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Department Statement

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 skillset to succeed in creative, artistic, and administrative positions within arts and cultural organizations. Students pursue practical opportunities related to the management of, and advoc