Alfred University, School of Art and Design
Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Art History: Material Culture and Design History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor|
The School of Art and Design, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University is seeking an art historian for a full-time, tenure track faculty position as assistant professor or associate professor. Applications are invited from historians with primary expertise in material culture including ceramics and the history of design. Responsibilities include teaching intermediate and graduate courses in areas of expertise, participation in the introductory Foundations of Art History program with courses in Non-Western and Ancient to Baroque areas, and in the BS in Art History and Theory degree program.
The position includes teaching undergraduate and graduate students. With few exceptions, the courses in art history are open to all students at Alfred University and primarily serve students majoring in studio art (BFA), art history and theory (BS), interdisciplinary art (BA), and graduate students in studio MFA programs.
The art history curriculum is an integral part of the program at the School of Art and Design. The Division of Art History is one of six divisions in a comprehensive art school with a very active faculty and prolific student body who access renowned facilities for artistic and scholarly research.
Required: PhD in Art History or related field and a minimum of one-year teaching experience. Appointment begins in August 2013.
The School of Art and Design at Alfred University is an accredited member of NASAD, with 34 full-time faculty serving approximately 540 students. The School is unique among institutions of higher education with an open curriculum, allowing a robust and diverse experience in art history and studio art. Students and faculty alike thrive in an intensive and supportive learning environment. School of Art and Design students are fully integrated into Alfred University’s community of 2,300 students. The New York State College of Ceramics (NYSCC) includes the School of Art and Design, the Inamori School of Engineering, and Scholes Library. The NYSCC was established in 1900 to advance research in art, design, and engineering. That intellectual and creative legacy exists in all of the areas of study in the School of Art and Design.
Alfred University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Please send a letter of application, current CV, teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference to:
Chair, Material Culture and Design Search Committee, Division of Art History, School of Art and Design, Alfred University, 2 Pine Street, Alfred, NY 14802-1296.
Review of applications will begin on January 22, 2013. The position is open until filled.
For more information, contact Search Chair, Professor Mary McInnes, firstname.lastname@example.org.