Cornell University’s Department of Art invites applications for a non-tenure-track assistant/associate professor of practice position beginning in fall 2017. This position will have a term of two years and is renewable. Successful candidates should possess an innovative practice and informed teaching experience that complements the interdisciplinary profile of the department.
The Department of Art, part of the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning, offers both B.F.A. and M.F.A. degrees with a strong liberal arts component. The department enjoys a strong relationship with Cornell’s Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art and academic units across campus. Art faculty and students have access to extensive traditional and digital production facilities in the college as well as to the resources of a major research university.
The candidates should have an extensive knowledge of the history and theory of new media. Areas of specialization may include sound, performance, installation, interactive media, physical computing, and/or noncommercial approaches to technology.
Responsibilities include teaching all levels of the undergraduate program as well as graduate advising, developing topical seminars, and participating in related departmental service such as admissions and portfolio review, curriculum development, and student advising.
The successful candidate will have significant teaching experience, a strong national and international exhibition record and innovative research practice, and will be actively involved in professional art activity on a national scale. We are seeking a candidate whose critical practice has received wide recognition. Candidates should have demonstrated proficiency and interest in teaching outside of their primary area of interest, including cross-disciplinary dialogue and theory and critical practice at undergraduate and graduate levels. The position requires an M.F.A.. Salary, title, and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Required application materials:
- Letter of application
- Statement of teaching philosophy
- Examples of course syllabi
- Curriculum vitae
- Work samples (links or other appropriate documentation) and work list
- Student work samples
- Names and contact information for three references
All applicants should submit their materials electronically to Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8659.
The deadline to apply is January 5, 2017.
Further information about Cornell, the department, and art students, alumni, and faculty may be found at: http://aap.cornell.edu/academics/art.
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