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Tenure-Track Professor in Studio Art

Company: Harvard University
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Details Title Tenure-Track Professor in Studio Art School Faculty of Arts and Sciences Department/Area Art, Film, and Visual Studies Position Description The Department of Art, Film, and Visual Studies seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor in studio art, open to any medium or discipline. Of particular interest are practices that may include, but are not limited to, the expanded fields of sculpture, painting or drawing, and/or have connections to social practice, public art or research-based work. Artists who identify as people of color or as members of historically excluded groups are especially encouraged to apply.The appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2023, and the tenure-track professor will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to teaching and desire to join and thrive in an inter-disciplinary and inter-media community of artists and scholars. An MFA or the equivalent and teaching experience at the college or university level is preferred but not required.Basic Qualifications Candidates should have a record of accomplishment in the field, as demonstrated by exhibitions and projects in venues relevant to the candidates practice.Additional Qualifications An MFA or equivalent degree and teaching experience at the college or university level is preferred, but not required.Special Instructions Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/11724). Candidates are encouraged to apply by November 15, 2022; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Artists Statement
  • A statement describing your teaching approach and philosophy. If desired, you may also briefly outline courses you have taught or would like to develop.
  • A statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.
  • PDF with images of 15-20 representative artworks with titles, dates, materials, and other explanatory information as needed or/and a link (Vimeo preferred) where samples of the applicants moving-image work may be viewed (no more than 15 min. total).
  • Other appropriate support materials, such as reviews or digital copies of exhibition catalogues, if desired.
  • The names and contact information of 3 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidates application has been submitted. The application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.Contact Information Matt SaundersProfessor and Chair of Search CommitteeDepartment of Art, Film, and Visual StudiesFaculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University24 Quincy Street Cambridge, MA 02138Contact Email afvssearches@fas.harvard.edu (use studio art search in subject line) Equal Opportunity Employer Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Allowed 5 Keywords Assistant, faculty, instructor, tenure track, visual art, studio art, Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New EnglandSupplemental Questions

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