Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar, Art History
Art History Faculty - Pre-Modern and Contemporary
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ART HISTORY FACULTY
VCUQatar (www.qatar.vcu.edu) is the Qatar campus of the prestigious Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Richmond, Virginia. Established in 1998 through a partnership with the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, VCUQatar offers students the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History and Fine Arts degrees in Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design and Painting & Printmaking; and, a Master of Fine Arts degree in Design Studies. Located in Doha, the capital city of Qatar, VCUQatar is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art & Design, The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Council for Interior Design Accreditation. The current student body represents a diverse range of nationalities with students coming from more than 40 different countries.
The Art History Program invites applications for a full-time 9-month faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to teach the undergraduate art history courses in support of the BA in Art History curriculum. The areas of specialization are open, however, preference will be given to candidates who specialize in the Early Mediterranean World (1250-1800). We seek scholars whose teaching and research interests focus on the interrelationship between the European and the Islamic powers in the Mediterranean region, as well as its interactions with cultures of the Near East, Central and South Asia, and the Far East. The successful candidate will develop courses in his/her areas of specialization, and will complement the current scope of faculty expertise to complement the curricular needs of the program.
The Art History Program seeks a full-time 9-month faculty member at the Assistant Professor level to teach undergraduate art history courses in support of the BA in Art History curriculum. The program seeks a specialist in Contemporary Art, within the context of a global discourse. Candidates should have training in both contemporary Western art and non-Western visual cultures. We are especially keen to receive applications from scholars whose teaching and research interests focus on contemporary art of Arab world. Candidates with interest and experience in teaching museum studies, museum education, and exhibition strategies in a global context are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have opportunities to collaborate with the museums in Doha (Museum of Islamic Art, Museum of Modern Arab Art-Mathaf, the upcoming Qatar National Museum) and galleries in the region.
Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, political affiliation or disability.
For a full position description, application instructions and information on benefits, VCUQatar and this unique international opportunity, please visit www.vcu.edu/arts/employment/qatar
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