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September 12, 2013

Faculty Position: Visual Arts – Art History

NYU Abu Dhabi
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NYU Abu Dhabi seeks to appoint an innovative and accomplished professor with expertise in the art, architecture, and visual culture of the Islamic world, any sub-specialization or period. This is an open-rank search for a tenure-track or contract appointment in Art History.

We are looking for a scholar who will maintain an active agenda of research, have publications appropriate to their rank, and have a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching. Please visit the Visual Arts Program’s website for a description of the curriculum and profile of the program: nyuad.nyu.edu.

The terms of employment are competitive and include housing and educational subsidies for children. Members of NYU Abu Dhabi standing faculty receive generous support for research and travel. The teaching load is three undergraduate courses per year (semester system), including at least one in the core curriculum. Faculty may also spend time at NYU New York and other sites of the global network, engaging in both research and teaching opportunities. The appointment will begin as soon as September 1, 2014, with a later start date possible, pending candidate availability.

Applications are due by October 15, 2013 and will be reviewed until the position is filled. To be considered, candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, representative publications and three letters of reference, all in PDF format. Senior candidates are not required to submit references at this time. Please visit our website at nyuad.nyu.edu for instructions and other information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please e-mail [email protected].

About NYU Abu Dhabi:
New York University has established itself as a Global Network University, a multi- site, organically connected network encompassing key global cities and idea capitals. The network has three foundational, degree-granting campuses: New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai, complemented by a network of over 15 research and study-away sites across five continents. Faculty and students will circulate within this global network in pursuit of common research interests, and the promotion of cross-cultural and interdisciplinary solutions for problems, both local and global.

Entering its fourth year, NYU Abu Dhabi has recruited a cohort of faculty who are at once distinguished in their research and teaching. Our students are drawn from around the world and surpass all traditional recruitment benchmarks, both US and global. NYU Abu Dhabi’s highly selective liberal arts enterprise is complemented by an institute for advanced research, sponsoring cutting-edge projects across the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Engineering.

NYU Abu Dhabi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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