The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Art History
Full-time Faculty in Art History - Contemporary Art History and Theory
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Illinois, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) seeks a scholar of contemporary art, with additional expertise in methodologies, theories, and historiography to join the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the level of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) beginning August 2014. Candidates may specialize in any area of contemporary art history worldwide. The ideal applicant will contribute a distinct and creative approach to the study of contemporary art that does not duplicate the existing strengths of a department of 14 full-time art historians specializing in modern and contemporary art, architecture, and design. Candidates will join a department committed to an active research culture and to excellence in teaching, while playing an important role in the dedicated degree programs in modern and contemporary art history that the department offers at both the MA and BA level.
About the Department
The Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism is one of 23 departments at SAIC. It is chaired by a full-time faculty member with 13 full-time faculty and 50 part-time faculty who offer more than 200 courses each year to undergraduate and graduate students, including 20 dedicated MAAH students.
The successful candidate will be an active participant in the education of studio artists, curators, writers, architects, and arts professionals at the MFA, MA, and BFA levels; will develop and lead graduate seminars, and direct master's theses in Art History, Theory, and Criticism; will be a core faculty member for the Bachelor of Arts in Art History; and will contribute to the vibrant and creative culture of a research-oriented department in a prestigious art school. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to research, publication, and outstanding teaching.
PhD is required, with some teaching experience preferred. Rank and salary are competitive with peer institutions and are commensurate with quality and output of scholarship, extent of teaching experience, and current professional standing. Full-time faculty positions are awarded an annual salary, and medical, dental, and welfare benefits.
By or before Monday, December 16, 2013, please submit application materials at SAICfaculty.slideroom.com. You will be asked to create an account and then complete the application that is a combination of fill-in fields and uploaded documents. SAIC will underwrite the application fees; you will not be charged to apply for the position. You are encouraged to begin the application well before the deadline, and once an application is begun, there is a grace period for additions or revisions. No late applications may be submitted beyond the deadline for any reason.
Complete the fields for: a cover letter stating interests and qualifications and contact information for three professional references. Required files to upload include: curriculum vitae and writing samples (combined maximum of 30 pages).
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|Primary Category:||Art and Art History
|Secondary Categories:||Contemporary History