Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Assistant Professor of Art in Emerging Practices Design

Stanford University -Department of Art & Art History

A nice teaching opportunity that may be of interest for some of you to spread the textile vibe?

The Department of Art & Art History at Stanford University seeks to make an appointment of a new emerging practices/designer working at the intersection of contemporary art and design at the tenure track level of Assistant Professor. Prospective candidates might create works of art/design in areas such as social structures, community collaborations, interventionist strategies, architecture, interaction design, future technologies, relational aesthetics, environmental remediation, alternative economies, or other emerging areas of contemporary art and design practice.

Candidates should hold an MFA degree, and also should have exceptional credentials as an artist, designer and experience as a teacher at a college level, demonstrating an extensive familiarity with contemporary emerging media in art and design. The successful candidate will have a distinguished body of work and an accomplished public interaction/exhibition record. He or she will have a genuine commitment to teaching design at both the graduate and undergraduate level and will have a global perspective on the role of design and contemporary art. He or she will be prepared to build a curriculum that will reflect that perspective.
The successful candidate will be expected to participate fully in Stanford's art practice program, working with both undergraduate and graduate students, and to provide leadership as the Department of Art & Art History's representative in the Stanford Joint Program in Design, a collaborative graduate program with Stanford's Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Application deadline: October 15, 2012. Please send a letter of introduction and curriculum vitae to Chair, Emerging Practices Design Search Committee, Department of Art & Art History, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-2018. No electronic submissions will be accepted. For further information, please click Apply Online below.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research and teaching missions.

Source: www.jobs.ac.uk