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November 8, 2013

Call for applications: Art Historian and Studio Art, Photographer

Colgate University
View of RETRO/VERSO: VIDEOS BY ANN HAMILTON, February 3–April 6 2012, Clifford Art Gallery, Colgate University. Photo: Mark Williams.

Art Historian—Kindler Chair in Global Contemporary Art.  Full-time, Associate or Full Professor, tenure track.

Develop and teach an array of undergraduate courses in transnational and global art and art institutions since 1970 in a coordinated art history and studio department. The candidate’s research focus should be relevant to the shifting terrain of contemporary art and in particular to the interaction of aesthetic and cultural ideals across boundaries. Regular teaching contributions include an annual course in the development of art and theory since 1960 as well as participation in all levels of the curriculum. Responsibilities also include senior thesis advising and participation in Colgate’s interdisciplinary programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.  Five-course load. Colgate’s planned Center for Art and Culture will offer important opportunities for pedagogical, curatorial, and scholarly collaboration.

Letter of interest and C.V. should be submitted to Professor Mary Ann Calo, [email protected]. Nominations also welcome. Review of candidates will begin November 15, 2013, and continue until the position is filled.  Colgate is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body further the university’s educational mission. Visa assistance for international candidates may be available. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org. Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2800 students situated in central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Art and Art History department can be found at www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/art-and-art-history.

Studio Art, Photographer. Full-time tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in the Department of Art & Art History, beginning fall term 2014.

Teach beginning and advanced courses in photography as a studio practice within a joint studio and art history department equipped with both analog and digital facilities. Additional responsibilities include annual participation in the introductory studio course that spans theory and practice across artistic media, annual supervision of senior projects, periodic supervision of the department’s senior project sequence in studio art, and regular contributions to Colgate’s interdisciplinary programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. The candidate is responsible for oversight of the photography facilities. Completion of the MFA is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. Five course load.

Letter of application, C.V., three current letters of recommendation, and examples of recent work, publications, as well as students work must be submitted through academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3018.  Examples of recent work can be submitted following the directions supplied by Academic Jobs Online or an included URL. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. Colgate is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff further the university’s educational mission. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at www.upstatenyherc.org.

Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2800 students situated in central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Art and Art History department can be found at www.colgate.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/art-and-art-history.

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