The FineArts Minor of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at theUnited Arab Emirates University, in Al Ain, UAE invitesapplications for an instructor / lecturer in Studio Art, VisualStudies.
The purpose of this appointment is to bring to theuniversity a mid-career scholar with a substantial record ofacademic and professional activity.
The area of specializationrequired is modern and contemporary Visual Culture, Art andSociety, Methods and Practices of Curating, with an ability toteach all or some foundation courses such as photography, drawing,painting and sculpture.
The position is available as a full timecontract appointment, starting in January 2019. Applicants mustdemonstrate evidence of scholarly research and curatorial practice.
Courses taught by the instructor / lecturer, include but are notlimited to : all or some foundation courses such as photography,drawing, painting and sculpture, Art & Society, Art& Islamic Society, Art Criticism Intro to Visual Studies.
Opportunities to collaborate with and curate exhibitions at UAEU orat local venues are available, and a teaching course might take theform of producing a local exhibition with the assistance ofstudents.
The course load is 5 courses (15 credits) per semester inaddition to organizing on campus, along with students, the VisualArts Annual Student Exhibition.
The language of instruction isEnglish. Please, submit the following application materials : Letterof interest, Teaching Philosophy, Curriculum Vitae, website / link ofyour work and your students work, and Curatorial portfolio (ifrelevant).
SpecialInstructions to Applicant Experience as a scholar, curator orteacher for at least 2 years at the college or University level.
Industrial and professional experience is a plus.
Division College of Humanities &S. Sc.(CHSS)Department English Literature - (CHSS)
JobCategory Academic - Faculty