Professor - Thaw Endowed Chair
Budget Title: same as above
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Required Qualifications: PhD. Specialization in Modern Art with expertise in Abstract Expressionism. Evidence of successful teaching in both surveys and advanced topics. Strong publication record. Experience advising dissertations.
Preferred Qualifications: Interest in early avant-garde and contemporary forms of expressionism. Interest and experience in interdisciplinary initiatives (e.g., Art & Philosophy, Applied Aesthetics, Humanities Institute).
Responsibilities & Requirements: The Department of Art at Stony Brook University is accepting applications for the Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Endowed Chair in Modern American Art. The successful candidate for this senior position in Modern American Art, with preferred focus on Abstract Expressionism and its resonance, will be internationally recognized for scholarship, criticism, and/or curatorial practice. The Endowed Chair will be responsible for teaching undergraduate classes and graduate seminars, advise MA and PhD candidates. The selected candidate will participate in the administration of the department as needed. The incumbent will also be responsible for expanding Stony Brook's relationship with the newly endowed Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center.
Special Notes: This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Anticipated start date: Fall 2014. **Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For best consideration, applications should be received before February 28, 2014.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter, curriculum vitae and a minimum of three letters of recommendation to:
Thaw Endowed Chair (8191) Search
Department of Art
Staller Center, Room 2224
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5400
Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 02/28/2014**, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.
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Posting Date: 10/06/2013