The Faculty of Fine Arts at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec invites applications for seven tenure-track positions.
Subject to budgetary approval, we anticipate filling these positions, normally at the rank of Assistant Professor, for July 1, 2012. Appointments at a more senior level may also be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should reach departments on or before November 1, 2011.
Please consult our website for further information and application instructions for each position: http://finearts.concordia.ca/officeofthedean/jobpostings/
DEPARTMENT OF ART HISTORY
We invite applications for two tenure-track positions: Modern/Contemporary Art History and Early Modern Art History (c. 1300 to 1800). We seek candidates who can examine art and visual culture from new interdisciplinary perspectives, within a global context, and across a range of media. Applicants should possess a completed PhD; teaching experience at the post-secondary level; a demonstrated ability to conduct and disseminate innovative research; and administrative and committee experience.
DEPARTMENT OF DESIGN AND COMPUTATION ARTS
We invite applications for one tenure-track position in Games and Virtual Environment Design. Areas of research, creation and teaching may include interactive narrative, virtual environment design, game design, serious and alternative games, game studies, interaction design, interactive media and/or animation as well as an understanding of digital game creation as practiced in industry and in the 'garage'. The anticipated responsibilities include collaboration with other departments with an interest in gaming practices including Cinema and Studio Arts. Applicants should have an MFA, MA, MSc, PhD or equivalent; teaching experience and research/studio design practice at the university level; a strong emerging profile or an established design practice and research profile; industry experience in game production; and administrative and committee experience.
MEL HOPPENHEIM SCHOOL OF CINEMA
We invite applications for the following two tenure-track positions:
Film Animation: Applicants will have a recognized, active animation filmmaking career and an innovative research/creation practice; be conversant with analogue and digital technologies; and possess a wide range of skills including 2D and 3D animation, object and direct animation, excellent drawing skills, knowledge of post-production methodologies, and sound design/music composition for the animated film. Candidates must hold a terminal degree in animation or an equivalent field; university-level teaching experience; and administrative and committee experience.
Film Studies: Preferred candidates should demonstrate expertise in the area of sound and cinema as well as one of the following areas: media and technology, production practices and industrial formations, and transnational dynamics of film history and practice, including but not limited to Quebecois/Canadian cinema. Applicants should possess a PhD; a demonstrated record of teaching and research excellence; and administrative and committee experience.
DEPARTMENT OF STUDIO ARTS
We invite applications for one tenure-track position in Ceramics / Three Dimensional Media. We seek candidates who are devoted to ceramics processes and demonstrate technical skills in one or more of the following areas: hand-building, mould-making processes, clay and glaze technology, digital imaging technologies and three-dimensional media. Applicants should possess an MFA degree or equivalent; a strong exhibition record; a minimum of two years university teaching experience; and administrative and committee experience.
DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE
We invite applications for one tenure-track position in Vocal Technique and Performance Research. The preferred candidate will be a researcher-practitioner combining a profound knowledge of voice training technique with an innovative scholarly research profile. Candidates should have expertise in one of the following research areas: interdisciplinary or intercultural approach to voice/sound production for the stage; oral history and ethnography applied to live performance; traditional voice training applied to contemporary forms; and period speech, verse and rhetoric. Applicants should possess a terminal degree (MFA or PhD); relevant professional theatre experience; evidence of teaching within a university environment; and administrative and committee experience.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Concordia University is committed to employment equity.