Job Description and Requirements
The Opportunity The College of Arts and Creative Enterprises seeks qualified candidates to teach in the area of Art History with an appointment beginning in August 2020.
The successful applicant will teach a variety of Art History courses including introductory survey courses, upper-division specialized courses in contemporary art and design, design history, curatorial and / or museum studies, and courses related to the art of the MENASA (Middle East, North Africa and South Asia) region.
Candidates with an innovative and interdisciplinary approach to teaching Art History are desirable, as are those with expertise in the area of Culture and Heritage of the Gulf Region, Islamic Art and Architecture, or Middle Eastern Art or related fields are preferred.
Curating or Museum Studies are also strongly desired areas. The Requirements Applicants must have earned a Doctorate or Master of Fine Arts degree (or equivalent) in the appropriate disciplinary area.
Experience with graduate programs would be an asset.It is anticipated that the successful candidate will make a valuable contribution to the development of the programs in the College through building relationships and liaising with the local industry and contributing to the Internship Program, as well as support an integrated approach of the curriculum.
They will encourage students to consider their future careers within a local, regional and international context and ensure that they are equipped to take up this challenge.
The successful candidate should demonstrate versatility, forward thinking, and advanced working knowledge of the leading technology software.
The candidate’s approach and experience in engaging students in new media tools and digital skills should be evident within their teaching portfolio statement of teaching philosophy, syllabi and samples of student work.
Successful candidates will also demonstrate :