|Position:||Assistant/Associate Professor of Museum Studies at Westminster College & Associate Director for Programming at America's National Churchill Museum|
|Education Level:||Master's Degree|
Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor of Museum Studies and Associate Director for Programming at America’s National Churchill Museum (ANCM)—the United States’ pre-imminent museum devoted to Winston Churchill and his legacy. This is a dual position, with teaching responsibilities and supervision of internships and capstone projects in a new Museum Studies major, housed in the History department.
As the only Museum Studies major in the state of Missouri this position presents a terrific opportunity to create a dynamic and unique program. Classes will include Museums and Society, Museums and Collections, Museums and Education, and Exhibition Design, Digital Outreach, and others in the successful applicant’s field of expertise.
The position’s directorial duties at the ANCM will include planning and implementing onsite and offsite programs related to exhibitions and collections while also seeing projects from conception through completion. Applicants are not required to focus solely on Churchill and are encouraged to think about the museum as a laboratory for museum studies projects with a vast array of emphases.
Education: M.A. in Museum Studies or related field. Current knowledge of best museum practices and theory.
Experience: Significant experience in the field, proof of teaching effectiveness, interests that complement existing department strengths (such as oral history), and/or experience with cataloging, object conversation, or preservation.
The following materials are required:
The following materials may be requested after the initial review process:
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.
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