October 16, 2008

Emily Carr University of Art and Design invites applications for full-time tenure tra

Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Full-time tenure track positions
Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design

Emily Carr University of Art and Design, a world renowned learning community dedicated to research and the education of artists, designers, and media practitioners, invites applications for the following full-time tenure track positions starting August 2009.

Located in downtown Vancouver on the West Coast of Canada, the main campus is on Granville Island, an award-winning site of urban renewal. The student body is culturally diverse with approximately 1600 students from across Canada and the world. Emily Carr University offers programs leading to undergraduate and graduate degrees in Fine Arts, Media Arts and Design.

Communication Design (Competition F005-2008, closing date: November 24, 2008)

We are seeking candidates for an Assistant or Associate Professor in Design with expertise in typography and at least one of the following areas: communication design, information design, dynamic media, and/or exhibition design, and who can work effectively in interdisciplinary design teams on theme-based curriculum focusing on design for inclusion (cultural, socio/political, and sustainability issues).

Visual + Media Arts (Competition F006-2008, closing date: November 19, 2008)

We are seeking candidates for an Assistant Professor in Visual and Media Arts with active contemporary practices.

Painting (Competition F007-2008, closing date: November 14, 2008)

We are seeking candidates for Visual Arts to teach painting and painting-related subjects. The successful candidate for the Assistant Professor in Painting position will have an exemplary art practice with a demonstrated interest in current painting practices and how this relates to contemporary art.

The successful candidate may teach students at all levels, from Foundation to Graduate Studies, and will be expected to make a major contribution in developing curriculum in a university that is committed to the interrelation of theory and practice. Faculty members are expected to contribute in shaping the future of the university through participation in planning, administration and committees and in being actively engaged in the Emily Carr community.

Candidates should have a Master of Fine Arts or equivalent, a minimum of two years related post-secondary teaching experience, and an active art practice.

Letters of application should address the candidate’s expertise in the areas of teaching, pedagogical philosophy, current research, professional work and community service. The applicant should include a current curriculum vitae and supporting material including a CD or DVD containing images of recent work (maximum 20) presented as a Powerpoint or PDF file with a printout of thumbnail images submitted, catalogues and reviews (to a maximum of 5 each) and CD. Samples of time-based work on DVD or CD may be up to 20 minutes maximum. Please provide a check list of submitted material. Submissions should include the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three persons who can be contacted for a reference.

Please send applications quoting the competition numbers by the above deadlines, to:

Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Human Resources, 1399 Johnston St, Vancouver BC, V6H 3R9
Phone (604) 844-3824
Fax (604) 844-3885
Email [email protected]

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

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