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September 22, 2015

Jabre Chair in Art History and Curating

American University of Beirut
View of Critical Machines, 2014. AUB Byblos Bank Art Gallery. Installation/ mixed media. Photo: Octavian Esanu.

The Department of Fine Arts and Art History at the American University of Beirut invites applications for the Jabre Chair in Art History and Curating, at the level of Associate or Full Professor. Employment will begin August 15, 2016. The area of specialization required is Contemporary Art History and Theory, and Theories, Methods and Practices of Curating, with strong expertise in art of the Middle East and the Arab world.

Applicants must demonstrate strong evidence of scholarly research, curatorial practice, and experience of curriculum development and service. The Jabre Chair will lead the new MA program in Art History and Curating, contributing towards art history offerings both at undergraduate and graduate levels. S/he will develop courses, establish collaborations with local, regional and international art and academic institutions, and work closely with AUB Art Galleries. Opportunities to curate exhibitions at the galleries are available.

The applicant must hold a PhD in Art History, Curatorial Studies or a relevant field, and have significant experience as a scholar and a curator. The course load is five courses per year, although course reductions for administrative duties are available. The language of instruction is English.

Review of applications will begin on October 30, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled.

Please submit the following application materials: (1) Curriculum Vitae, (2) letter of interest, (3) statement of teaching philosophy, (4) two sample syllabi, (5) a curatorial portfolio, (6) sample of published research, and (7) three letters of reference.

Submit all materials to:
Patrick McGreevy, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences, American University of Beirut
c/o New York Office
3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor
New York 10017-2303
Or
Patrick McGreevy, Dean
Faculty of Arts and Sciences, American University of Beirut
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh
Beirut 1107 2020
Lebanon

Electronic submissions are preferred and may be sent to [email protected]
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The American University of Beirut is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

Accepting applications: Jabre Chair in Art History and Curating at the American University of Beirut

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