University of Sydney, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
LECTURER IN MODERN ART (1850-1950)
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FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
SCHOOL OF LETTERS, ART AND MEDIA
REFERENCE NO. 161/0113
- Participate in a thriving research culture with expertise in the ‘global modern’
- Benefit from the resources at Sydney including the Schaeffer Library with its focus on modern and contemporary art holdings
- Full-time, 2 year fixed term (commencing January 2014): $104K-$124K p.a. (which includes salary, leave loading and up to 17% super)
The University of Sydney’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has a proud history of intellectual rigour and offers a vibrant research and teaching environment.
The School of Letters, Art and Media is a vibrant school whose pedagogic practice, research profile and external engagements are shaped by the synergistic benefits of bringing together traditional disciplines with long intellectual histories such as Art History, English and Linguistics, with newer sub disciplinary or interdisciplinary formations such as Media and Communication and Museum Studies.
The Department of Art History and Film Studies at the University of Sydney, founded by the bequest of J.W.Power in 1967, is a leading centre for research and teaching. It offers a wide range of opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate study in many fields including early modern European, American, Asian and Australian art. The Department has established particular expertise in recent years in the area of global modern art. This post supports the teaching and research expertise built up by departmental colleagues exploring artistic exchange and international modernism.
In this exciting position you will:
- teach and potentially design curriculum for undergraduate and postgraduate courses with a focus on modern art
- make a contribution to the research strengths of the school, including regular publication in quality outlets
- potentially supervise research higher degree students, i.e. honours and masters
- be a source/centre for interdisciplinary collaborations within the University and with external stakeholders
- contribute to academic administration.
To be successful you will need:
- a PhD in the area of modern art (1850-1950)
- teaching experience at tertiary level in modern art and be prepared to teach on key modern artists as well as engage with complex ideas of modernity
- an active research profile in modern art, and a developed plan for research across the fixed term period
- knowledge of the history of modern art in Europe and the United States
- some experience of administration relevant to academic life
- excellent communication and interpersonal skills (in English) to work with students and a broad range of internal and external stakeholders.
There are also desirable criteria for appointment.
Remuneration package: Lecturer (Academic Level B): $104,644 - $124,263 p.a. (which includes a base salary of $88,426 - $105,004 p.a., leave loading and up to 17% employer’s contribution to superannuation).
All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 161/0113 for more information and to apply.
CLOSING DATE: 16 June 2013 (11.30pm Sydney time)
The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups and women are encouraged.
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