The Department of Art and Art History at the University of Rochester is seeking applicants for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with expertise in New Media, Urbanism, and the Built Environment. Candidates who bring a global perspective to this field will be especially welcomed. The Department of Art and Art History offers a vibrant mix of theory and practice within the field of visual studies broadly defined. We encourage collaborative teaching and research across the College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering. The successful candidate may find opportunities in our interdisciplinary programs in Archaeology, Technology and Historic Structures, Film and Media Studies, and Digital Media Studies. The individual hired will also work with students in Rochester’s renowned Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies well as with PhD students across the School of Arts and Sciences’ new fellowship program, generously funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, to develop digital dimensions of their research projects.
Candidates should hold a PhD in a field related to architectural history, urban planning, or critical geography They should have experience using digital tools and methods to expand and enrich inquiry in their fields of specialization as well as in their teaching. These include, but are not limited to, 3D modeling, text mining, data visualization, GIS mapping and network analysis. Applicants and their references should submit materials to the following secure web site: https://www.rochester.edu/fort/aah/ The first round of the application process ends February 10, 2014 and requires: cover letter, three letters of recommendation and a cv. Images and/or links that provide a clear understanding of the applicants work are encouraged. Additional materials may be requested. The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.