New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development invites applications for a non-tenure Clinical Assistant Professor position in Art + Education to begin in September 2018. The appointed faculty member will be part of the Department of Art and Art Professions. We are committed to substantially increasing the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups as we strive to create the most intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution that we can, and especially encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: The MA Programs in Art + Education aspire to transform the landscape of the field through a radical approach to visual arts education and artistic practice. With a special focus on contemporary art and its social context, the programs position the artist-teacher as cultural producer, intellectual, and activist able to work in schools, museums, community-based programs, alternative educational sites, and in the public realm. Our programs also prepare students to be innovative researchers and persuasive advocates for the arts in schools and society. We offer three Masters degree in Art + Education; Teaching Art-Initial certification, Teaching Art -Professional certification, and Art, Education, and Community Practice.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach courses at all levels in art education and potentially critical theory in contemporary art, supervising student teachers, administrative work in the art + education programs and department, and maintaining an active program of professional work.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a Masters degree in Art Education at the minimum, a strong background in curriculum and teaching contemporary art, critical pedagogy, and online education that involves - designing, implementing and managing online programs. In addition a strong record or potential for arts education administration. A commitment to providing leadership in the field of art education and within the graduate program in art education is essential.
APPLICATIONS: Please apply online with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, diversity statement (describing how you address diversity and inclusion in the scope of your teaching, and broader work), and names and contact information for three referees who will be automatically contacted by Interfolio on your behalf to upload confidential letters.
Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, materials should be submitted no later than December 15, 2017. Additional information about the position can be obtained from: Professor Ikuko Acosta, Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com.
NYU STEINHARDT: Our mission is to advance knowledge, creativity, and innovation at the crossroads of culture, education, and human development. We have award-winning faculty and alumni engaged in ground-breaking research and artistic creation, at the cutting edge of their professions. NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Art and Art Professions serves as a vibrant site for artistic experimentation and intellectual exchange. We are committed to championing interdisciplinary research, aesthetic experimentation, and inventive approaches to teaching and public programming, in order to provide graduate and undergraduate students with the intellectual and creative tools to achieve their highest individual potential within a larger social context.
NYU's dynamic Global Network University includes NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU Shanghai, and international programs and academic centers around the world. NYU Steinhardt faculty may have the opportunity to engage in research and teaching at these global study and research sites.
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