Assistant Professor in Art History and Cultures of Display University of Regina, Media, Art, and Performance-Visual Arts

Posting Details


Special Instructions to Applicants
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted


1. The Cover Letter should include:
- a one-page statement identifying the applicant's contributions, or potential contributions, to diversity, and their ability to work with a culturally international student body;


- a one page document with the names and contact information of three referees who are willing to provide letters of reference. Short-listed candidates will be asked to provide three letters of reference.


2. All applicants are required to submit examples of curatorial projects and practice. These should be submitted on DVD or memory stick or by providing web links.


3. Short-listed applicants will be required to arrange for the forwarding of all certified degree transcripts sent directly by the granting institutions.


DVDs/memory sticks with curatorial projects and practice and/or samples of representative writing should be sent directly by postal mail to:


Art History Search Committee
Dean's Office
Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance
University of Regina
3737 Wascana Parkway
Regina SK S4S 0A2


PLEASE NOTE: SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS SENT BY EMAIL WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Contact
(Faculty and Sessional postings only)

For additional information regarding the position contact:
Professor Robert Truszkowski
Department of Visual Arts
Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance
robert.truszkowski@uregina.ca
CUPE Information (CUPE postings only)


Department/Unit
Media, Art, and Performance-Visual Arts


Employee Group
URFA


Category
Academic


Position Title
Assistant Professor - Art History and Cultures of Display


Salary Range
as per the current URFA Collective Agreement


Status
Permanent
Duration (if term)


Full-Time/Part-Time
Full-Time
Part-Time %


Work Hours:

Pay Grade
Faculty Assistant Professor


Position Summary


The Department of Visual Arts at the University of Regina, a dynamic team of creative scholars, invites applications at the Assistant Professor level for a position in Art History and Cultures of Display. The position will commence on July 1, 2018.


The Department of Visual Arts at the University of Regina is a comprehensive program with majors specializing in art history and cultures of display, ceramics, drawing, painting, photo-media, print-media, and sculpture. The department is located within the Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance and members engage in disciplinary, cross-disciplinary, and collaborative work within the department, faculty, and university. Faculty include art historians, curators, and studio artists. The department offers BFA, BA, BA (Honours), MA and MFA degrees, special programs for Arts Education majors, and certificate programs. The Visual Arts faculty are active academics, curators, writers, and artists who disseminate their work locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally. The University of Regina is located on Treaty Four and Treaty Six lands, and its most recent strategic plan, peyak aski kikawinaw: Together We are Stronger includes a mandate to further Indigenize the campus. Visual Arts enjoys strong connections with First Nations University of Canada, the MacKenzie Art Gallery, and other local arts organizations, such as Sâkêwêwak Artists' Collective. The Regina area supports a lively arts community with a number of significant public, commercial and artist-run galleries and festivals, and both the University of Regina and the City of Regina have a strong commitment to public art.

 


Requirements


The ideal candidate will be an Indigenous scholar, with a PhD in Art History or cognate field; expertise in a range of arts and cultural practices, and curatorial approaches, including Indigenous art and art histories, settler-colonial relations, feminism and gender studies, or Canadian art history and visual culture; with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and research. Teaching expectations include an introductory survey course, and a variety of other offerings, tailored to the needs of the Department of Visual Arts, and the expertise of the candidate. An active record of research dissemination is essential.

 


Required Applicant Documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
  • Research Interests/Projects
  • Sample Course Outlines
  • Unofficial Transcript(s) 
  • Writing Samples
  • Other [See Special Instructions to Applicants field on Posting]
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae


Posting Date
11-15-2017


Closing Date
01-08-2018


Diversity Statement
The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.


Competition Number
20171357

 


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