Tenure-stream Position: Art History and Cultures of Display, University of Regina, Canada
The Department of Visual Arts, University of Regina, invites applications at the Assistant Professor level for a position in Art History and Cultures of Display.
The Department of Visual Arts at the University of Regina, a dynamic team of artists and scholars, invites applications at the Assistant Professor level for a position in Art History and Cultures of Display. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Art History or cognate field; expertise in a range of arts and cultural practices, and curatorial approaches; and 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 expertise of the candidate and needs of the Department of Visual Arts. The successful candidate will need to be capable of teaching approaches in contemporary art, and the ability to teach Indigenous art histories is an asset. An active record of research dissemination is essential. The position will commence on July 1, 2019.
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, studio and performance artists. The Department offers BFA, BA, BA (Honours), MA and MFA degrees, special programs for Arts Education majors, and certificate programs. The Faculty also offers an interdisciplinary PhD in Media and Artistic Practices. 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 our Federated Colleges: Campion College, First Nations University of Canada, and Luther College. We work closely with the MacKenzie Art Gallery, and other local arts organizations, such as Neutral Ground, Art Gallery of Regina, and Sâkêwêwak Artists’ Collective among others. 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.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 15, 2018
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