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Visiting Faculty Position in the Department of Architecture and Design at the American University of Beirut

american University of BeirutVisiting Faculty Position in the Department of Architecture and Design at the American University of Beirut

The Department of Architecture and Design in the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture at the American University of Beirut invites applications for a visiting position for one or two semester in the field of History of Art and Architecture, beginning in August 2017.

The Department has two undergraduate programs, one in Architecture and one in Graphic Design, and two graduate programs in Urban Planning and Policy and in Urban Design. Teaching design-related courses at the department applies professional and technical skills within a process that is culturally and theoretically grounded. Art and design disciplines are understood as cultural practices that engage social, economic and political issues and as critical tools of inquiry that integrate process with product and methodology with representation in a multidisciplinary manner. Inquiry through design comes with an acute awareness of our existence in the region with its multitude of languages and cultures and our location within Beirut with its exceptional physical fabric and cultural formats. The discourse on the city is intense and pluralistic. It links the undergraduate and graduate programs of study in Architecture, Graphic Design and Planning and facilitates close interaction between them and with the professional community. The Department is currently working to establish new graduate programs.

A candidate with a Ph.D. in Art History or a closely related discipline is preferred, but ABD with demonstrated teaching experience will also be considered. The candidate will contribute to the teaching of courses in the history of art and architecture sequence and will offer a seminar in the area of his/her specialty. Applicants should be grounded in the art and architecture of the modern period and have a minor specialty in non-Western art, or in the cultures of the Mediterranean rim.

DEADLINE
Applications should be submitted electronically. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis as of April 30, 2017.

Candidates are invited to submit 1) a letter of application including a brief statement of teaching philosophy and research/creative activity, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) samples of publications, and 4) the names and full contact information of at least three referees to: Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, American University of Beirut,
P. O. Box 11-0236 Riad El-Solh, Beirut, Lebanon 1107-2020 (Digital applications are to be sent to: fea@aub.edu.lb).

The American University of Beirut is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. AUB’s homepage is at: http://www.aub.edu.lb. The website of the department is at: http://www.aub.edu.lb/fea/ard

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Vacancy: Lecturer in Art History (pre 1750), University of St Andrews

St AndrewsLecturer in Art History – AC2042AC

University of St Andrews – School of Art History

Start Date: As soon as possible

We wish to appoint a Lecturer (Pre 1750) within the School of Art History. You will be a scholar with a growing international research reputation in art or architectural history or a related field and a commitment to delivering high quality teaching within the field of art history (broadly defined). The successful candidates will be expected to have a range of interests, to be active in research publication that strengthens or complements those in the School and to be capable of teaching the subject to undergraduate and taught postgraduate students from a wide range of backgrounds.

Candidates should hold a PhD in a cognate discipline. Excellent teaching skills and an interest in promoting knowledge exchange are essential. You should also have some familiarity with grant seeking processes in relation to research councils and other sources.

Informal enquiries can be directed to the Head of the School of Art History, Dr Julian Luxford (jml5@st-andrews.ac.uk)

The University of St Andrews is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all, which is further demonstrated through its working on the Gender and Race Equality Charters and being awarded the Athena SWAN award for women in science, HR Excellence in Research Award and the LGBT Charter; http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/.

We encourage applicants to apply online at www.vacancies.st-andrews.ac.uk/welcome.aspx, however if you are unable to do this, please call +44 (0)1334 462571 for an application pack.

Closing Date: 24 April 2017

Please quote ref: AC2042AC

Further Particulars: AC2042AC FPs.doc

Apply: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AYE601/lecturer-in-art-history-ac2042ac/

Vacancy: Lecturer in Museum and Gallery Studies, University of St Andrews

St AndrewsLecturer in Art History – AC2041AC

University of St Andrews – School of Art History

Start: As soon as possible.

We wish to appoint a Lecturer in Museum and Gallery Studies within the School of Art History. You will be a scholar with a growing international research reputation in museology or a related field and a commitment to delivering high quality teaching within the broad field of museum and gallery studies. The successful candidate will be expected to have a range of interests, to be active in research publication that strengthens or complements those in the School and to be capable of teaching the subject to taught postgraduate students from a wide range of backgrounds.

Candidates should hold a PhD in a cognate discipline. Excellent teaching skills and an interest in promoting knowledge exchange are essential. You should also have some familiarity with grant seeking processes in relation to research councils and other sources.

Informal enquiries can be directed to the Head of the School of Art history, Dr Julian Luxford (jml5@st-andrews.ac.uk)

The University of St Andrews is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all, which is further demonstrated through its working on the Gender and Race Equality Charters and being awarded the Athena SWAN award for women in science, HR Excellence in Research Award and the LGBT Charter;  http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/.

Closing Date: 24 April 2017

Please quote ref: AC2041AC

Further Particulars: AC2041AC FPs.doc

Apply: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AYD787/lecturer-in-art-history-ac2041ac/

Job: Research Associate: Impact of the Ancient City ERC Project (Urban Ideals in the Islamic World), University of Cambridge

Job: Research Associate: Impact of the Ancient City ERC Project (Urban Ideals in the Islamic World)

University of Cambridge, Faculty of Classics

Limit of Tenure: 4 years from 01 January 2017 (or as soon as possible thereafter)

Applications are sought for a Research Associate who will be one of four postdoctoral researchers on the ERC funded ‘Impact of the Ancient City’ project led by the Principal Investigator Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill. The project will re-examine the impact of the ancient, Greco-Roman city on subsequent urban history in Europe and the Islamic world, investigating both the urban fabric and urban ideals. Bringing together researchers trained in historical, archaeological and literary analysis, the project spans the entire Mediterranean region from Greco-Roman antiquity to the present day. The research team will investigate case histories in the western and the eastern Mediterranean, and pose a set of questions about how urban forms responded to changing social needs. A full description of the project is available.

The role of the Islamic World Research Associate is to re-examine perceptions of the ancient, Greco-Roman city in the Islamic world. The successful candidate will assemble and study examples of literary engagement with the physical traces of the Greco-Roman city, but will also consider the ways in which the inhabitants of the ‘Islamic city’ reconfigured this past. The Research Associate’s task will be to focus on how the Islamic urban imaginary grew in part from the Byzantine, and how awareness of the Greco-Roman city was mediated by its Christian successor, nourished by accumulated re-readings of inherited urban spaces and buildings.

The successful candidate is expected to work as part of a team based in Cambridge, discussing findings and problems with the other members of the project team. The successful candidate will be expected to spend up to three months in each of the first three years of research on fieldwork visits for the case studies, as well as taking part in regular meetings and seminars in Cambridge, and the three annual conferences. They will publish the results of their research within the publication programme of the project.

Closing date: Noon Monday 12th September 2016

Planned interview date: mid October 2016

Vacancy Reference: GE09653

For information on how to apply, see: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/10937/

Job: Research Associate: Impact of the Ancient City ERC Project (Eastern Mediterranean), University of Cambridge

Job: Research Associate: Impact of the Ancient City ERC Project (Eastern Mediterranean)

University of Cambridge, Faculty of Classics

Limit of Tenure: 4 years from 01 January 2017 (or as soon as possible thereafter)

Applications are sought for a Research Associate who will be one of four postdoctoral researchers on the ERC funded ‘Impact of the Ancient City’ project led by the Principal Investigator Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill. The project will re-examine the impact of the ancient, Greco-Roman city on subsequent urban history in Europe and the Islamic world, investigating both the urban fabric and urban ideals. Bringing together researchers trained in historical, archaeological and literary analysis, the project spans the entire Mediterranean region from Greco-Roman antiquity to the present day. The research team will investigate case histories in the western and the eastern Mediterranean, and pose a set of questions about how urban forms responded to changing social needs. A full description of the project is available at here.

This Research Associate will examine the resilience of the urban fabric in the eastern Mediterranean, tracing the impact of ancient forms on subsequent Byzantine and Islamic configurations, with special attention to the different trajectories of particular cities. The successful candidate will select his or her own case studies that will range across the Eastern Mediterranean, excluding Greece and Constantinople/Istanbul, but including Turkey, Lebanon, Syria, Israel, Palestine and Egypt.

The successful candidate is expected to work as part of a team based in Cambridge, discussing findings and problems with the other members of the project team. The successful candidate will be expected to spend up to three months in each of the first three years of research on fieldwork visits for the case studies, as well as taking part in regular meetings and seminars in Cambridge, and the three annual conferences. They will publish the results of their research within the publication programme of the project.

Closing date: Noon Monday 12th September 2016

Planned interview date: mid October 2016

Vacancy Reference: GE09649

For information on how to apply, see: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/10933/

Job: Curator of European Glass (Corning Museum of Glass)

Curator of European Glass

Location: Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York

The Corning Museum of Glass is seeking an accomplished European decorative arts specialist with significant curatorial and collections experience and a deep interest in working with one of the world’s great collections of glass objects. She/he is a member of the Museum’s senior staff that includes the Curators of American Glass, Modern & Contemporary Glass, Ancient & Islamic Glass and Science & Technology. The Curator of European Glass’s primary responsibilities are to provide leadership and vision for the Department’s continued curatorial excellence, oversee acquisitions in her/his area, represent the Museum at national and international professional meetings and take an active role in grant development.

The Corning collection represents every country and historical period in which glassmaking was practiced. The European Collection on exhibit is divided into four special areas: Early Northern European Glass; The Rise of Venetian Glassmaking; Glass in 17th to 19th Century Europe; and 19th Century European Glass. A comprehensive collection of paperweights adds a unique dimension to the European collection. The collection continues to expand through gifts and acquisitions. The acquisition budget provides ample funds annually for significant additions to the collections and an array of important publications for the Library.

The successful candidate will have at least 5 years of senior curatorial and collections experience at an art museum with a significant collection and strong curatorial program in European decorative arts. Master’s degree in art history or a related field is required; a PhD is strongly preferred. A publications record is required. Knowledge of an additional art historical field, specifically Asian, would be ideal. In addition s/he will have:

  • In-depth knowledge of European decorative arts
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills; ability to speak to groups of all sizes
  • Ability to represent the Museum in a professional manner
  • Excellent research skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to cultivate important collectors and tactfully solicit gifts for the collection
  • Reading knowledge of at least two European languages
  • Ability to plan strategically and long-range for the exhibition schedule
  • A commitment to the interrelatedness of art and education
  • The personality to enjoy social and community interaction
  • High energy, strong motivation and a hands-on work ethic

To Apply:

Address all inquiries and recommendations in confidence to the retained search consultants (e-mails are preferred).
Please do not send printed catalogues or material.

Freda Mindlin or Nancy Kaufman
Opportunity Resources Inc.
196 East 75th Street, Suite 14H
New York, NY 10021
search@opportunityresources.net
www.opportunityresources.net

For more information see: http://www.cmog.org/employment-opportunity/curator-european-glass

Job: Assistant Professor, Visual Arts Department, University of Colorado, Denver

Persian_manuscript_in_Georgian_national_Centre_of_manuscriptsExciting new position for Assistant Professor, Visual Arts Department, University of Colorado, Denver

The Visual Arts Department in the College of Arts & Media at the University of Colorado Denver seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Art History with expertise in a field outside the Western traditions (such as the arts of Africa, East or South Asia, Native America, Pre-Columbian, etc.) of any historical period, preferably with secondary expertise in modern/contemporary and/or diasporic art.

This position will have a teaching load of five courses per academic year. The start date for the position is August, 2016. The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is the premier research university in Colorado, attracting more than $400 million in research annually, serving more than 18,000 undergraduate, graduate and health professions students in Denver, Aurora and online. The University awards nearly 4,000 degrees every year in over 135 degree programs through 13 colleges and schools. The Anschutz Medical Campus includes over 5 million square feet of research, educational and clinical space on 227 acres. The Denver Campus is located in one of America’s most vibrant urban centers, just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts, the LoDo entertainment, retail and residential district and the state capitol. On both campuses, students, staff and faculty have access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural opportunities.

The College of Arts & Media, located on the Downtown Denver campus, offers B.F.A. and B.A. degrees in Studio Arts, Art History, Film and Television and B.S. and M.S. degrees in Music with studies in the rapidly growing field of audio forensics.

Visual Arts majors select programs in Art History, Drawing, Illustration, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Digital Design and Digital Animation.

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at

http://www.cu.edu/careers, refer to job posting 02643.

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD (degree completed)
  • Expertise in art outside the Western traditions (e.g. Africa or East or South Asia, etc.)
  • Record of scholarly activity
  • Pursuit of publication
  • Knowledge of digital methods of instruction
  • Ability to teach and work with a diverse student body

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2-3 years of teaching experience beyond graduate school
  • Expertise in modern/contemporary art
  • Record of peer-reviewed publications
  • Curatorial experience
  • Record of developing educational activities with cultural institutions
  • Required knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Ability to maintain a climate that is collegial, that respects and values diversity and that treats faculty, staff and learners fairly and that is hospitable to creativity and innovation.

Special Instructions to Applicants: For more information on the College of Arts & Media, or the University of Colorado Denver in the downtown Denver campus, visit our websites at http://www.ucdenver.edu or http://www.cudenver.edu/cam.