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Now Hiring: Public Scholar of Museums and Learning

This faculty position in the Museum Studies Program is a ten-month, tenure-track position, rank open. Ph.D., Ed.D. or MFA required. If experience and rank are appropriate, the candidate may also be considered for the Museum Studies Director appointment. The primary responsibilities are to build relationships with area museums, further public scholarship of museums and learning, teach courses related to the faculty member’s expertise in such fields as museum education, interpretive planning, evaluation and assessment, and exhibit development, and advance the mission of the Museum Studies program.

Welcome to the Museum Studies Program! 

We are an interdisciplinary program focused on training students across a wide range of museum practices including collections care and management, curatorial practices, museum education, audience research, and museum interpretive practices. We emphasize hands-on learning combined with community-engaged projects that aim to create more meaningful and relevant museum experiences for communities.  Students gain deep access to area museums and build relationships with museum staff and collections. Throughout the program students have opportunities to work on socially engaged projects, community-based research, and applied research in museum settings. Our graduates are employed across the country in museums big and small. We'd love to have you join us.