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CUNY Faculty Open Rank - Painting (Art and Art History) in New York, New York

Job Title: Faculty Open Rank - Painting (Art and Art History)

Job ID: 21811

Location: Hunter College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Department of Art & Art History at Hunter College seeks an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Painting for both undergraduate and graduate level courses. A knowledge of the conceptual and technical aspects of painting and drawing, and a comprehensive understanding of historical and contemporary art histories is required. Consideration will be given to painters with a strong drawing practice.

In addition to teaching, responsibilities include ongoing creative research; graduate teaching and advising in the MFA program; and working with undergraduate students in beginning and advanced painting courses. Active participation in the administrative operations of the department and college is a requirement.

Hunter is committed to active engagement with students and the community at large, and embraces equity, inclusiveness, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work.


An MFA or a BA plus significant professional experience is required. We seek artists with an active and substantial professional painting profile. Candidates should have a strong exhibition record, college level teaching experience on both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and a willingness to teach in conjunction with curatorial initiatives.


Salary commensurate with experience.

Assistant Professor: $47,340 - $90,149

Associate Professor: $61,394 - $106,700

Professor: $75,971 - $128,485

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.


Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume; a statement of scholarship interests, a link to your professional website, or to 10-15 images of your work, sample of recent publications, and if applicable; undergraduate and graduate syllabi with names and contact information of 3 referees available to attach into the application before you begin. Please note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. 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)).



The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on March 13, 2020. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the positions remain open after initial round.


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