CLA Posting in Art History and Studio Art, Spring, 2012
The School of the Arts at McMaster University invites applications for a twelve month (July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013) contractually limited appointment in Art History and Studio Art, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The current minimum salary floor for an Assistant Professor is $66,243 CDN. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Art History, complete or near completion, with additional strengths in Studio Art, OR an MFA with demonstrated strengths in Art History. Preference will be given to candidates with a proven record of effective teaching at the university level.
The successful candidate will teach:
A commitment to active and regular participation in the administrative activities of the Art History and Art programs, including, committee work, student counseling and recruiting events is a requirement of this position.
Applicants should include: a letter of interest; a detailed curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy and practice; syllabi for a course in Canadian Art and Contemporary Approaches to Painting; up to 20 images of creative work (300dpi/jpg format with no website links); an indication of successful university level teaching (course outlines for courses previously taught, summaries of student evaluations, etc.); and the names and complete contact information for three referees. Candidates should arrange to have three confidential letters of reference sent directly to the address below. Please note: We cannot guarantee that submitted materials can be returned.
Applications and supporting documentation should be clearly marked "Art History/Studio Position" and addressed to:
Dr. Keith Kinder, Director
School of the Arts
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4M2
Complete applications, including supporting documentation, which are received by April 16, 2012 will be assured of consideration.
Note: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, members of sexual minorities and persons with disabilities.