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Greg Elmer on Thu, 23 Feb 2006 14:47:09 +0100 (CET)


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<nettime-ann> [job] faculty postions, Ontario College of Art & Design


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Position Title:
Assistant Professor

Position Details:
 The Ontario College of Art & Design, one of Canada's leading
institutions
for advanced education in art and design, invites applications from
outstanding scholars/researchers/practitioners and gifted teachers for
the
following full-time probationary (tenure-track) positions at the rank of
Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Liberal Studies. Qualified
candidates
for the Design positions interested in studio teaching and a joint
appointment with the Faculty of Design are encouraged to apply. The
expected
start date of all positions is July 1, 2006, subject to final budgetary
approval.

Department:
 Faculty of Liberal Studies

Summary of Responsibilities:
    ?     Design History, Theory and Criticism with a research
specialization in communication and/or information design and
significant
practical experience in graphic design, illustration, or advertising;
the
successful candidate will develop and teach Visual Culture courses that
support programs in the Faculty of Design.

    ?     Design History, Theory and Criticism with a research
specialization in environmental-, sustainable- and/or universal design;
the
successful candidate will develop and teach Visual Culture courses that
support Environmental Design and Industrial Design programs in the
Faculty
of Design.

    ?     Contemporary Art History, Theory and Criticism with a broad
command of the history and practice of art from antiquity to the
present;
this position will be actively involved in the design and teaching of
first-year VISC courses and LS One, an innovative interdisciplinary
history
of ideas/images program, as well as offer upper year courses in modern
and
contemporary art, where a global perspective is essential.

The successful candidates for all of these positions will be expected to
teach at all undergraduate levels, including first-year courses, maintain
an
active research/professional profile, contribute to the ongoing
development
of the undergraduate curriculum, as well as future graduate programs.
Experience teaching in interdisciplinary programs, and teaching and
supervising graduate students are definite assets. All faculty members
at
OCAD participate in the Faculty and university-wide governance system,
as
well as other activities that contribute to the academic life of the
institution.

Qualifications:
 Candidates are expected to have a completed Ph.D or other appropriate
terminal degree; a strong record of research, scholarship and publication
/
practice; evidence of successful post-secondary teaching experience; and
interest in and the aptitude for innovative curriculum development in a
degree-granting art and design institution.

Application Deadline:
 Applications should be submitted to the address
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