The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, Humanities and Social Sciences
Full-Time Faculty Art History - Open Rank
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Cooper Union seeks an art historian (full-time, open rank) specializing in the twentieth century to the present. The candidate should be well prepared in the foundational modernist movements of the first half of the twentieth century. Preference will be given to those candidates who demonstrate expertise in the arts of many parts of the world and fluency in international critical perspectives. A PhD in art history is required.
Founded in 1859, The Cooper Union is located in New York City's East Village. Primarily undergraduate, it is one of the most selective schools in the country; granting degrees in art, architecture, and engineering. The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences educates students from all three branches.
The successful candidate will teach in the freshman art history core curriculum as well as offer a variety of advanced courses of his or her own design, taught in small classes. The applicant needs to show evidence of a strong commitment to teaching, scholarly publication, and other forms of active engagement in the field of art history.
Applications should be submitted electronically through The SlideRoom portal:
All applications must include: a letter of interest describing the applicant's strengths, teaching experience, and research; a curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information for three referees. Candidates should expect to submit a selection of written work upon request.
The application deadline is January 7th, 2016. The position begins August l, 2016.
The Cooper Union is AA/EOE with strong interest in faculty diversity.
This is a unionized position.
Applications may also be emailed to HR at:
Attention: Professor Mary Stieber, Chair, Art History Search Committee.