Assistant Professor - African Art / Art History

Location
New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Posted
Dec 30, 2013
Special Filters
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 8956

Regular/Temporary: Regular

FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

The Art Department invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor in Art History with a specialty in African art and the ability to teach both undergraduate and master's level graduate historical and contemporary subjects. Opportunity to develop unique sequence of courses reflecting the state of the field today. Candidates should be prepared to teach at least one section of the survey course every semester. Opportunity to teach in a dynamic, interdisciplinary art department with a diverse student population. The art department's course offerings are global in range and make use of New York City's world-class museums and galleries. Internationally recognized faculty work closely with students who pursue a range of careers in the arts. Shared responsibility for program administration as well as department committee work. Significant student advising and service on department, college, and university committees.

QUALIFICATIONS

Ph.D. in area of specialization and some college teaching or comparable experience desirable. Record of publications and participation in professional conferences necessary. Commitment to teaching undergraduates and graduates in a public university essential, as are excellent administrative and communication skills.

COMPENSATION

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

HOW TO APPLY

Submit a letter of application, resume, statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of at least three significant publications as well as names, addresses, titles, email addresses, and phone numbers of three references. Copies of prior teaching evaluations a plus. Submit your application online (Job Opening ID 8956) at www.cuny.edu. (Please upload these as a single PDF document.)

CLOSING DATE

Open until filled with review of applications to begin 9/24/13.
Preliminary interviews at CAA 2014 in Chicago (or via Skype - tbd).

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply.  We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.




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