The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Art History
Full-time Faculty in Art History - Modern and Contemporary Architecture
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Illinois, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
The Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) invites applications for a historian of modern and contemporary architecture as a full-time faculty member, tenured or tenure-track, beginning August 2014. The ideal candidate will join a department of 14 full-time historians of modern and contemporary art, architecture, and design. The successful candidate will have a record of research and publication in the history and theory of architecture and design. Specialization is open to any geographic area. A global perspective is preferred. 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 and design 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 architectural historian also teaches required and elective courses for students in the MArch program.
The successful applicant will be primarily responsible for contributing to the architectural history curriculum of the graduate and undergraduate degrees in architecture and design, including the MArch, MDes, MFA, BIA, and BFA programs. The candidate will also offer graduate seminars and direct master's theses in Art History, Theory, and Criticism's Design History track; will be a core 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 and design 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. Candidates should convey a program of published or other peer-acknowledged work relevant to the position, demonstrate thorough knowledge of current scholarship in architecture and design history and related fields, and show promise in the production of research and scholarly publications. 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).
|Primary Category:||Architecture and Architectural History
|Secondary Categories:||Contemporary History