PUBLIC CULTURE faculty search

Posted by Jordan Crandall | Thu Sep 30th 2004 3:18 p.m.

Artist in Public Culture/Urban Space

Associate Professor, tenured, beginning July 1, 2005. Rank and salary comme=
nsurate with qualifications and experience and based upon UC pay scales.

We are seeking an artist who comes from a visual art, architectural, or urb=
an studies background, and preferably works across these disciplines as bot=
h a practitioner and a theorist. The candidate should work with the city a=
s a site of investigation and develop ways of intervening in urban space. =
This could be someone who works in the mode of public art or tactical inter=
vention into public debate but more generally, they should work with a prob=
lematic of "the public" and the politics of the public sphere.

UCSD is a research university that actively promotes and supports creative =
work within a broadly interdisciplinary arts department that includes studi=
o, computing, art and media history, theory and criticism. Teaching will in=
clude both graduate seminars and undergraduate courses, large and small. Th=
e candidate will actively participate in the ongoing development of curricu=
lum and facilities. MFA or equivalency and teaching experience required.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, names and addresses o=
f three references
(do not send letters of recommendation and/or placement files) and =
evidence of work
in the field. This evidence may be in the form of slides, tapes, di=
scs, publications
and/or public lectures and should be accompanied by return mailer a=
nd postage.

Steve Fagin, Chair (Position #PC05)
University of California, San Diego
Visual Arts Department (0327)
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, California 92093-0327

All applications received by January 10, 2005, or thereafter until position=
is filled, will receive thorough consideration. Please reference position =
#PC05 on all correspondence. UCSD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Ac=
tion Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of =
diversity among its faculty and staff. Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibi=
lity for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration =
Reform and Control Act of 1986).
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