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Job Post: Clinical Assistant Professor in the Visual Arts at NYU Gallatin School — deadline Dec. 1

Here is a position opening at NYU for a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Visual Arts that may be of interest to the DAAN membership. Please follow this link for more information and to apply — deadline to apply is Dec. 1 until the position is filled. A copy of the posting is below.


Clinical Assistant Professor in the Visual Arts
Full Time Non Tenure Track
New York
Gallatin: 62000
The Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University invites applications from visual artists for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor in the Visual Arts, a full-time teaching position to commence on September 1, 2012. The position is a non-tenure track but renewable contract line, and includes all the rights of full-time faculty within the Gallatin School. We encourage applications from artists who work at the intersections of various media, especially painting, drawing, and new media. The successful candidate will contribute actively to the School’s interdisciplinary curriculum and teach both studio courses and courses that focus on thematic topics, problems, and questions pertaining to artistic production as a form of cultural work and mode of expression. We are seeking an artist-scholar who can conceptualize and develop innovative ways of linking Gallatin’s studio arts curriculum to its theoretically and historically grounded interdisciplinary curriculum.The ideal candidate will have experience and a strong interest in interdisciplinary teaching and in advising individualized B.A. and M.A. research and arts programs.

Founded in 1972, Gallatin is an experimental college of 1,350 undergraduate students and 180 Masters students which forms a part of NYU, a major research university. Its innovative, nationally recognized B.A. and M.A. programs in individualized study encourage students to develop an integrated, multidisciplinary program of study that combines courses taken in the various schools of NYU with independent studies, internships, and Gallatin’s own interdisciplinary seminars, writing courses and arts workshops. The School emphasizes excellent teaching, intensive student advising and mentoring, and a unique combination of program flexibility and academic rigor.

Qualifications: Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the university level. MFA required; Ph.D. desirable.
All posts close at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time on the date listed. Open Until Filled
All applications must be submitted electronically. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a writing sample (of up to 30 pages), three letters of recommendation, a statement of your teaching philosophy, and a brief description of three dream courses.For questions, please contact Amber Pritchett at amber.pritchett@nyu.edu

Review of applications will begin Thursday, December 1, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled.

NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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