Fwd: position announcement: Art History, U of Illinois

Posted by ryan griffis | Wed Sep 27th 2006 10:23 a.m.

> Position Announcement
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> Position: Art History Division, School of Art
> & Design
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> University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
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> Position: Assistant Professor of Contemporary
> Art History, Full-Time,
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> Tenure Track
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> Salary: Competitive; commensurate with
> experience.
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> Responsibilities:
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> The Art History Division of the School of Art & Design at the
> University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a
> tenure track, assistant professor of art history in contemporary
> art. Preference will be given to those scholars with teaching
> experience and a promising research profile in art since 1940, with
> an emphasis on contemporary. PhD required, although candidates who
> are ABD and expect to complete their PhD prior to appointment may
> also be considered. We encourage scholars whose research is
> innovative in subject and broad in geographical purview. The
> successful candidate will develop courses for undergraduate and
> graduate students, both general surveys and focused research
> seminars; mentor students on all levels; supervise MA and PhD
> thesis work; and contribute to the overall vitality of the Division
> through participation in the School's Modern Art Colloquium and
> possible collaborations with the School's studio and design
> faculty, the Krannert Art Museum, the newly founded UIUC-Phillips
> Collection Center for the Study of Modern Art, and campus
> initiatives in global studies, art and technology, and
> interdisciplinary humanities.
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> Proposed Starting Date: August 16, 2007
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> Application:
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> Submit a detailed letter of application, CV, samples of
> publications and /or dissertation chapters, evidence of teaching
> experience, and request three letters of recommendation be sent
> directly to: Professor Jordana Mendelson, Chair of Contemporary
> Search, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-
> Champaign, 408 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign, IL 61820. Inquiries
> to address above, or to Melissa Madsen at mmadsen@uiuc.edu or
> 217-333-0585.
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> To ensure full consideration applications must be received by
> December 1, 2006.
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> Further information about the College and School may be found at:
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> http://www.faa.uiuc.edu/
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> Art History at UIUC
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> The Art History Division is one of three programs to offer an
> advanced degree in the history of art, architecture, and landscape
> at UIUC. Of the almost twenty faculty members in these three
> areas, ten hold positions with the Art History Division. Frequent
> collaborations with other departments in the arts and humanities
> are customary, as is a robust program of events, lectures,
> exhibitions, and campus-wide initiatives. The School within which
> the Art History Division is located is one of seven academic units
> of a vibrant college that includes the performing, visual, and
> environmental design arts. Faculty in the Art History Division
> carry a 2-2 course load. UIUC is a Research-1 University that
> supports research through a rich array of grants, travel stipends,
> leave programs, and interdisciplinary centers.
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> The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is the flagship
> university of the State of Illinois and one of the nation's leading
> public research institutions with an enrollment of 42,000 students.
> The University Library has the largest collection of any public
> university
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> in the country with over 10 million volumes. Located in a medium-
> sized city in east central Illinois, which has an affordable cost
> of living, the area is within two to three hours of the urban
> centers of Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis. The College's I-
> Space gallery in Chicago and the Krannert Art Museum on the Urbana-
> Champaign campus both offer excellent opportunities for research
> and teaching with objects.
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> Minorities, women and other designated class members are encouraged
> to apply. The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action,
> Equal Opportunity Employer.
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