OCAD University call for applicants: Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty

Call for applicants: Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty

OCAD University

Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2013
and will continue until the positions are filled.

100 McCaul Street
Toronto, Ontario

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OCAD University (OCAD U) is Canada’s largest specialized university of art, media and design.  Located on a twelve-building campus in the heart of downtown Toronto, OCAD University offers a vibrant and stimulating work environment for over 400 faculty and more than 3800 undergraduate and 150 graduate students. Committed to excellence and contemporary approaches to education, OCAD University offers 13 undergraduate programs leading to a Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA) or a Bachelor of Design (BDes) degree, and seven graduate programs that result in the Master of Fine Arts (MFA), Master of Design (MDes) or the Master of Arts (MA). OCAD University has recently launched the interdisciplinary Digital Futures program, and will welcome its first cohort of students in its new interdisciplinary Indigenous Visual Culture BFA in September 2013. The University has experienced remarkable growth over the past five years and requires outstanding creative researchers/practitioners and gifted teachers to join OCAD U in an exciting period of institutional development and opportunity. 

OCAD University invites applications of the following 11 tenured/tenure-track positions:

Faculty of Art

Assistant Professor, Contemporary Issues of Representation
Assistant Professor, Contemporary Painting Practice

Faculty of Design

Assistant/Associate Professor, Design for Health
Assistant Professor, Illustration
Assistant Professor, Material Art & Design (Fibre)
Assistant/Associate Professor, Strategic Foresight & Innovation
Associate Dean, Research, Outreach and Strategic Projects

Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences & School of Interdisciplinary Studies

Assistant Professor, Art History
Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences/Biomimicry
Digital Futures Initiative, Assistant Professor, Business Enterprise

Cross Appointment

Associate Chair and Assistant Professor, Contemporary Art Practice & Indigenous Visual Culture (approximately 50% Faculty of Art and 50% Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences and School of Interdisciplinary Studies)

Candidates will have a terminal or advanced degree: a PhD is preferred in Liberal Arts & Sciences and preferably, a Master’s degree in studio disciplines. Applicants must have experience in the relevant discipline plus a strong record of creative practice, research, scholarship and publication and/or exemplary professional practice. Evidence of post-secondary teaching expertise is required along with an aptitude for innovative curriculum development in a degree-granting art and design university. 

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The review of applications will begin on February 1, 2013 and will continue until the positions are filled.  All appointments are expected to commence on July 1, 2013, subject to budgetary approval.

Full position descriptions are available on the website, including how to apply. Please visit our website here. 

As an employment equity employer, we encourage applications from women, aboriginals, visible minorities, and people with disabilities. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

While we thank all candidates for their interest; only those short-listed will be contacted.