Assistant/Associate Professor, History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture
Posting Date September 20, 2016
Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor, History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture
Vacancy # V-F1
Department Art and Design
Division Academic Affairs
The Department of Art and Design invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant or associate professor beginning September 1, 2017.
The successful candidate shall be an effective teacher who is strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research. We welcome applications from candidates engaged in high quality scholarship in one or more of the following areas, each within a global context: U.S. art, design or visual culture; art, design and sustainability. The ability to teach from pre-Colonial to Contemporary at the introductory level and in the candidate's area of expertise at the advanced undergraduate and graduate levels is required. Attention to critical discourses on race, class, gender, and transnational historical studies is expected. The capacity to utilize the outstanding resources of New York and New Jersey area in teaching and research and to contribute to a critically driven curriculum is preferred. In addition to scholarship and teaching, responsibilities include service, as well as participating in department, school, and university activities.
Qualifications & Requirements
Applicants shall have earned a Ph.D. or shall anticipate Ph.D. completion by August 1, 2017 in the field of modern (post-WWII) and contemporary art or design history. The successful candidate will have a record of scholarly work (i. e., exhibitions, publications, presentations); and teaching experience at the college level. S/he must also possess a history of professional excellence as a scholar and teacher. A comprehensive teaching philosophy statement is required in the application.
Commensurate with experience.
Anticipated Start Date September 1, 2017
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INCLUDE V-F#1 in the application. To apply, please submit a letter of interest, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of scholarship/research agenda and goals, sample course syllabi, copies of three peer-reviewed published articles, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references to:
Dr. Livia Alexander:firstname.lastname@example.org
Chair, Art, Design and Visual Culture Search
Department of Art and Design
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