Job Opening – Faculty Position (08/2010)

2010 August 15

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in First Nations/Aboriginal Art History
Concordia University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Application Deadline: November 1, 2010

Concordia University’s Department of Art History invites applications for one tenure-track position in the field of First Nations/Aboriginal Art History for July 1, 2011. We welcome applications from specialists in First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit arts and culture.  The department is committed to a curriculum that actively acknowledges the diversity of methods in the discipline of art history and theory. We are interested in art historians who are active in a variety of fields and approaches within the discipline.   The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and from the outset to assist in the supervision of MA students who are undertaking theses in the First Nations/Aboriginal art and architecture of North America.

Qualifications: Although classes are taught in English, fluency in spoken and written French would be considered an asset.  Applicants should hold a completed PhD, have teaching experience at the post-secondary level, and have a demonstrated ability to conduct and disseminate innovative research.

Submissions should consist of a letter of application; a curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy and interests; evidence of teaching effectiveness (including course syllabi and evaluations); a research statement and writing sample; and the names and contact information of three referees. Applications should be submitted on or before November 1, 2010 to:

Dr. Loren Lerner, Chair, Department of Art History,
Concordia University
1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. West,
EV 3-820, Montreal, Quebec, Canada  H3G 1M8
Tel:  (514) 848-2424 ext. 4698
Fax: (514) 848-4584
Email: loren.lerner@sympatico.ca

Civic address:

Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Complex
Sir George Williams Campus
1515 Ste. Catherine Street West,
EV 3-820, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Subject to budgetary approval, we anticipate filling this position, normally at the rank of Assistant Professor, for July 1, 2011. Appointments at a more senior level may also be considered.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Concordia University is committed to employment equity.

For further information, applicants are encouraged to consult:

Departmental website:  http://art-history.concordia.ca
Faculty of Fine Arts website:  http://finearts.concordia.ca
Academic Services for Fine Arts Faculty:  http://finearts.concordia.ca/officeofthedean/servicesandresourcesforfaculty/

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