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Clinical Associate/Full Professor in Studio Art, Non-Tenure Track/Director
80WSE Gallery at New York University

The Department of Art and Art Professions is seeking a full-time Clinical Associate Professor/Full Professor in Studio Art, non-tenure track position, to direct the Department gallery at 80 Washington Square East. The new hire will have both teaching responsibility and, on a rotating basis, oversight of the gallery and its educational programs. He/she will bring to the department an established record of studio practice, an interest in curatorial praxis, a strong reputation in the field and a comprehensive understanding and appreciation of the skills required to run an art gallery that serves as an educational laboratory. The position will report to the Chair of the Department of Art and Art Professions and will begin September 1, 2013.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be an innovative leader and will be expected to undertake the following:

Work with faculty and administration on setting artistic and pedagogical goals for 80WSE Gallery including vision, planning, funding, and implementation of exhibitions and programming.

Collaborate and communicate effectively with the department’s multiple constituents, including faculty, students, alumni, the NYU community and the New York art world.

Manage the operational and administrative details required for 80WSE Gallery to function effectively.

Participate in faculty meetings and serve on committees appropriate to a university faculty member.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will havea graduate degree and experience leading and managing a gallery or program, experience teaching at the university level, and a track record of ongoing engagement with students and with a creative academic community.

NYU’s dynamic Global Network University includes NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU Shanghai, and international programs and academic centers around the world. NYU Steinhardt faculty may be afforded the opportunity for variable term work at these global study and research sites.

NYU is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment and strongly encourages applications from historically underrepresented groups.

Applications: Letters of application with a curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of four references (reference letters may be requested at a later date) should be submitted online here.

Images of creative/curatorial work* should be sent by mail to:Erin Donnelly
NYU Steinhardt Department of Art and Art Professions
The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
Barney Bldg, 34 Stuyvesant Street, Room 300
New York, NY 10003

Further information about the position can be obtained from:Sandra Lang, Search Chair
New York University, Steinhardt School
Department of Art and Art Professions
34 Stuyvesant Street
New York, NY 10003
[email protected]

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2013 and will remain open until the position is filled.

NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
*Technical specifications:Up to 20 digital images (JPEGs should be 800 pixels in the longest dimension at 72 dpi. Label file names as “LastName-FirstName-##.jpg”) and/or up to three videos on a DVD and/or USB drive.

Please include a list of works and indicate cue time and any viewing instructions in the case of video.

December 13, 2012