new position in Critical Theory

  • Deadline:
    Jan. 1, 2005, midnight

Critical Theorist
Assistant Professor. Tenure track beginning 8/05; salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Specialist in Critical Theory relevant to contemporary art and visual culture, particularly late 20th century and current production in a global context. Required qualifications: position is open to applicants holding a Doctoral degree, or applicants with a M.F.A. (or non-U.S. equivalent) who also demonstrate a record of scholarly research and publication. Promise of scholarly productivity and excellent teaching ability. Preferred qualifications: prior teaching experience beyond graduate assistantship; expertise beyond the U.S. and Western Europe and/or expertise in forms of cultural production beyond traditional genres and contexts of visual art. Duties include: 2/2 course load, a significant portion of which is dedicated to developing and teaching courses specifically for M.F.A. students. To supervise graduate theses (M.F.A. and M.A.). To help support the development of both Studio and Art History areas and contribute appropriately in the area of service to the university. To establish and maintain a high level of research activity. Opportunities exist to develop programming in collaboration with the Contemporary Art Museum and Graphicstudio. Dossiers from career placement services are accepted. Please send: 1) letter of application; 2) CV; 3) graduate transcripts; 4) description of teaching philosophy and interests; 5) three sample syllabi (introduction to critical theory and two in areas of specialization); 4) current and future research plans; 5) dissertation samples (including abstract) and/or samples of publications; 6) 3 reference letters, along with names and contact information. Application and materials must be received by February 21, 2005 by 5:00pm EST (January 25 to be considered for a CAA meeting, prefer that reference letters arrive by final deadline). Send application and materials to: Professor Rozalinda Borcila and Professor Lou Marcus, Search Chairs, Critical Theory, School !
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nd Art History, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave. FAH 110, Tampa, FL 33620-7350; (813)974-2360 AA/EA/EO employer. Women/minorities/Vietnam veterans/persons w/disabilities strongly encouraged to apply. In accordance with Florida law, all meetings/files available to public. International applicants welcome.