Rochester, New York

Tenure Track Faculty 6313BR College of Art and Design CAD School of Art Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Tenure-Track Faculty Discipline: Art History Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor Employment Category: Fulltime Anticipated Start Date: 10-Aug-2022 Detailed Job Description The School of Art in the College of Art and Design at RIT welcomes applications for a tenure-track position in modern or contemporary art history within a global context, with expertise in one or more of the following geographic or cultural areas: African American art; African diasporic art; African art; Native North American art; Asian art; or Asian diasporic art. Engagement with innovative pedagogy is encouraged, and we are especially interested in candidates whose work could foster interdisciplinarity or collaboration with RIT colleagues and/or with communities or organizations across the larger Rochester area. Examples of research directions within the candidate's field of expertise might include critical perspectives on art history's engagement with concepts of race and identity; investigations of art institutions, curation, and display; cross-cultural exchange; intersections of art, activism, and social justice; public art and concepts of the community; examinations of power and hegemony; or interrogations of the categorization and periodization of art. A successful candidate would be expected to 1) teach courses in art history at the introductory undergraduate, advanced undergraduate, and graduate levels, with a typical teaching load of 2/3 prior to tenure and 3/3 following tenure; 2) develop courses related to the candidate's area(s) of specialty; 3) pursue a scholarly research agenda resulting in peer-reviewed projects and publications; 4) engage in service activities in support of the School of Art, College of Art and Design, and RIT; 5) participate actively in the life of the university and the surrounding community. We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT's core values , honor code , and statement of diversity. Department/College Description THE DEPARTMENT: The School of Art is home to 27 full-time faculty members leading programs in ceramics, expanded forms, furniture design, glass, illustration, medical illustration, metals and jewelry design, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. The minor in art history is based in the School of Art. Graduate programs in the School of Art are offered in fine arts studio and art education; the connected School for American Crafts houses graduate programs in glass, furniture design, metals and jewelry design, and ceramics. To learn more about the programs, faculty, and students in SOA, please visit http://cad.rit.edu/art . Art history courses taught by School of Art faculty are open to students across RIT, but primarily serve BFA and MFA programs in the College of Art and Design. THE COLLEGE: RIT's College of Art and Design is the university's creative hub where art, design, science, and technology intersect. The Colleges four schools offer programs in Art, Design, Crafts, Film and Animation, Photography and Photographic Sciences. The range of innovative programs offers students a panoramic perspective from creating fine art using centuries-old methods to pushing the boundaries of digital creativity. The College of Art and Design has an enrollment of more than 1,700 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students, https://rit.edu/artdesign . Required Minimum Qualifications A PhD in art history, visual studies, or a related field, in hand before August 10, 2022. Experience in, and commitment to, teaching at the university level. Potential for an active and productive career as a scholar, as demonstrated by engagement with the field, conference presentations, publications, and relevant grants or awards. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the colleges continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences. Required Minimum Education Level PhD Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy How To Apply Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty ; search openings, then Keyword Search 6313 BR. Please submit your online application, application; Current curriculum vitae; Cover letter addressing the listed qualifications; and upload the following attachments: Brief teaching philosophy The names, addresses and phone numbers for three professional references, indicating how you know each other Contribution to Diversity Statement You can contact Sarah Thompson, the search committee chair, with questions on the position at: setfaa@rit.edu . Review of applications will begin February 1, 2022 and will continue until an acceptable candidate is found. The direct link to this posting can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/ Additional Details RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov. Copyright 2021 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-fdf3cbf3a08a64418de6ed820387db61

Rochester, New York

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