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Art Center College of Design Teaching Fellowship: call for applications

Teaching Fellowship in the Histories of Art, Media and Design: call for applications

Art Center College of Design
Application deadline: March 15, 2013www.artcenter.edu

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Call for applications: Art Center College of Design requests applications for its Teaching Fellowship in the Histories of Art, Media and Design.  This fellowship, housed in the Department of Humanities & Sciences, offers a unique opportunity for emerging scholars to join the dynamic studio-based environment of Art Center and to explore the possibilities of project-based interdisciplinary learning. For more than 80 years, Art Center has had an international reputation for its rigorous, transdisciplinary curriculum, faculty of professionals, strong ties to industry and a commitment to socially responsible design. Currently in a new phase of strategic planning, the college offers this fellowship as a potential catalyst for creative intersections between the humanities and studio.

Scholars from diverse areas of interest are encouraged to apply.The chosen fellow will participate in the life of the college for one year, during which they will engage in a research project relevant to the fields of the college and its mission. The college includes eleven undergraduate (Advertising, Entertainment Design, Environmental Design, Film, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interactive Design, Photography and Imaging, Product Design, Transportation Design) and six graduate (Environmental Design, Fine Art, Film, Industrial Design, Media Design, Transportation Design) programs. The Department of Humanities & Sciences interacts with each of these. Proposals should reflect this interest as well.

Course load for year will be 50 percent teaching / 50 percent research. Salary of 35,000 USD, with participation in Art Center’s group insurance plan.

Apply. Applicants should submit letter of application, research proposal, CV with a list of three references, and a writing sample. Letters should explain applicant’s interest in working in the studio-centered environment of Art Center. Research proposals should be specific to Art Center as well as to the applicant’s interests. Projects should demonstrate interdisciplinary interest as well. Send application materials by March 15 to: 

Nancy Duggan
Executive Director, Human Resources
Attn: Teaching Fellowship Committee
Art Center College of Design
1700 Lida Street
Pasadena, CA 91103 

Or email hr@artcenter.edu
Art Center College of Design is committed to excellence through the establishment of a diverse faculty and staff that best represents our student body and its surrounding communities. Information about the College may be found on www.artcenter.edu.