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Administration Opportunity at Florida State University

Published November 13, 2013

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Florida State University

Art Education Department

Tenure-track Position Opening

Application Window 11/13/13-12/4/13

Position Title

Assistant Professor, Museum Education and Exhibition, 9 month salary

Effective Date

Fall 2014

Salary Information

Salary negotiable based upon qualifications, education, and experience.


The successful candidate will have:

  • a graduate degree in museum education or art museum education as well as an earned doctorate in a closely related field
  • an established record of published research and presentations on museum education or art museum education and exhibitions
  • knowledge of current trends in museum education or art museum education and exhibition teams
  • experience in team curation or visitor-centered exhibitions
  • experience collaborating and working as part of a team
  • professional museum education or art museum education work experience (>3 years)
  • experience supervising interns in a museum setting
  • experience evaluating museum exhibitions using quantitative and qualitative methods
  • full-time university teaching experience in museum education, art museum education, or closely related field
  • experience supervising student projects and research
  • documented success in student recruitment
  • an international museum focus

The selected candidate will perform teaching, research, and service activities in museum education and visitor-centered exhibitions.


The Florida State University Museum Education and Exhibitions program within the Department of Art Education has a position available for an assistant professor whose focus is on education, research, and service is museum education and visitor- centered exhibitions.

The Department of Art Education maintains a strong commitment to the philosophy of art for life and especially social justice issues.  It is the oldest department of its kind in the Southeast and one of the elite art education departments in North America, and has recently become solely a graduate program department. The department is accredited through both NCATE and NASAD. The department offers master’s degrees in art education, arts administration, and art therapy.  We also offer the doctorate in art education with specializations in art education, arts administration, art therapy, and museum education and exhibitions.  The department recently moved into a newly renovated, state-of-the-art, LEED-certified facility with the Departments of Interior Design and Art History from the College of Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance

How to Apply

For consideration, please send a letter of application, including a brief articulation of your teaching philosophy and research goals; your curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation; copies of your published articles;  any other curriculum work  or writings you deem appropriate to:

fsu art edDepartment of Art Education/Museum Education and Exhibition Program Search Committee

1043 William Johnston Building

Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL  32306-1232

Applicants must also apply through Florida State University at

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information.  Applications must include all relevant work history and all education details (if applicable) even if attaching a resume.

Job ID: 36506

Review of applications begins upon the closing date of this advertisement at We will conduct initial phone interviews after that date and will be inviting excellent candidates to interview on campus.  The successful candidate will begin August, 2014. The department values diversity and the University is an equal-opportunity employer.

Contact Information

Pat Villeneuve

Director, Arts Administration