CUNY Faculty Open Rank (Associate or Full Professor) - Department Chair of Art & Art History in New York, New York
Faculty Open Rank (Associate or Full Professor) - Department Chair of Art & Art History
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The Hunter College Department of Art and Art History seeks an accomplished artist and/or scholar with leadership skills and a vision for innovative education in the arts and humanities to join the faculty and serve as Department Chair. The successful candidate will chair a department that includes large, nationally-recognized graduate programs in Studio Art and Art History, equally large and active undergraduate programs in those areas, an Advanced Certificate in Curatorial Studies, and the Hunter College Galleries. Working with an accomplished faculty and dedicated staff, the Chair holds responsibility for shaping and guiding the department’s future academically and administratively and communicating the department’s needs and goals to the Dean and Provost of the College. The Chair will oversee departmental staff, budget, and facilities, including those of the galleries, and work with the administration to steward philanthropic initiatives.
We seek an artist with an active and substantial professional exhibition profile or an art historian with a strong record of research and publication. Candidates should have successful administrative experience in a college or university-level program in Studio Art and/or Art History, and teaching experience on both the undergraduate and graduate levels that would merit appointment as Associate or Full Professor with tenure in the Hunter College Department of Art and Art History.
An MFA degree or a BA/BFA plus significant professional experience is required for artist applicants; the Ph.D. in Art History or closely related field, or the MA and equivalent professional experience for scholars.
Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension, and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
Associate Professor: $67,784 - $117,805
Full Professor: $83,878 - $141,858
HOW TO APPLY
Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website www.cuny.edu/employment. To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number 25759
Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account.
Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Candidates should provide a cover letter; CV; a statement of scholarly interests and leadership philosophy; and, as appropriate, a sample of recent publications; a link to your professional website or 10-15 images of your artwork; and contact information for three referees.
Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred.
The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on February 1, 2023. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position/s remain open after initial round.
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