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Professor of Painting - Open Rank, Tenure Track Appointment for Fall 2021

Deadline: January 25, 2021

The Painting Program in the Department of Art at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture at Temple University invites applications for an open rank tenure or tenure-track appointment in Painting and Drawing to start in Fall 2021. We seek an artist with a broad knowledge of historical and contemporary art practices, a thorough understanding of technical issues, and strong conceptual grounding in the medium and history of painting.

Building on a long tradition of painting as critical practice, the Painting Program at Tyler is committed to the advancement of artistic imagination and engagement in a changing world. We expect a candidate to have a dynamic painting practice, with professional accomplishments that include an active and engaged exhibition record, along with a demonstrated commitment to teaching. The Department’s faculty is a diverse community of scholars and makers who are working to reimagine art education for our time. It is our intention to find a colleague who will expand this academic diversity and who wishes to work closely and collaboratively to build on the program’s success.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach at all levels of our BFA undergraduate program, BA in Visual Studies, and MFA graduate program. Applicants should have a broad range of technical, conceptual and cross-disciplinary teaching skills. Classes will be mostly studio-based with some seminars focusing on theory and professional practice.

Tyler painting is a top-ranked program in an urban art school and we thrive on our faculty and students' inventive and visionary work. As part of a research university, we are as dedicated to creative making as we are to research, pushing the canons and discourses of artistic production. Tyler’s programs encompass a wide range of areas in the study of art, design, art history, art education and architecture. In each program, students work in small learning communities, while also benefiting from state-of-the-art facilities, a rigorous curriculum and a large, diverse campus community. In addition, the newly constructed Charles Library houses the Loretta C. Duckworth Scholars Studio as a space for student and collaborative research in digital humanities, digital arts, cultural analytics, and critical making.

Tyler School of Art and Architecture is located in Philadelphia, a city with deep artistic traditions in disciplines like painting, printmaking, photography, and fabrication, as well as a thriving contemporary art scene. Beyond Philadelphia, the city makes for an affordable and convenient home base to access other major cities with flourishing arts, culture and architectural communities.

RANK: Open Rank

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a MFA, strong exhibition record, demonstrated teaching excellence, and an ability to communicate and work effectively with students, faculty and administrators. A minimum of three years of full time college-level teaching experience, or the equivalent, is preferred. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to increasing diversity and inclusivity in both its community and its curricula. Women, people of color, and other candidates who can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.

APPLICATIONS: Please visit temple.slideroom.com to create an account and upload the following materials:

  • Cover letter of intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Artist Statement
  • 20 examples of your work
  • 20 examples of student work
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Two sample syllabi
  • Three references with contact information: address, phone number and email address*

* Finalists must be prepared to submit course evaluations for courses taught, official academic transcripts and three signed letters of recommendation on letterhead. No letters are required in the initial application.

If you need assistance during the uploading process, please email: support@slideroom.com.

Review of applications begins on January 25, 2021. The position remains open until filled. Please address further inquiries to Gerard Brown, Co-Chair, Painting Search Committee at gbrown@temple.edu.


Assistant or Associate Professor in Photography, Tenure Track Appointment

Tyler School of Art and Architecture invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track appointment to the Photography Program in the Department of Art to start fall, 2021.

The Photography Program encompasses a wide range of philosophies and practices, ranging from cutting-edge contemporary methods to historic processes, and is grounded in a philosophy of social commitment within the ever-evolving fields of hybrid practices for creative investigation and expression.

The ideal candidate for this position will provide expertise to advance Tyler’s involvement with digital media. They will be a lens-based artist with expertise in time-based media (video and sound). The position will participate in the development of innovative curricula throughout the school and help maintain the school’s competitive edge in research and teaching of digital media. This is part of a strategic plan to build out expertise in visualization and immersion, such as projection mapping, augmented reality, virtual reality, physical computing, LIDAR scanning, and other related modes of image production and inquiry.

Candidates with a research based arts practice, and whose vision includes broader social, political, cultural or artistic contexts, are particularly desirable. A professional record of accomplishment is required that can include such achievements as screenings, festivals, broadcast, publications or exhibitions. In addition to being an accomplished artist, the successful candidate must have demonstrated experience and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Since 1935, Tyler School of Art and Architecture has offered students instruction from a world-renowned faculty combined with the resources of Temple University, a large, urban research institution. Tyler’s programs encompass a wide range of areas in the study of art, design, art history, art education and architecture. In each program, students work in small learning communities, while also benefiting from state-of-the-art facilities, a rigorous curriculum and a large, diverse campus community. In addition, the newly constructed Charles Library houses the Loretta C. Duckworth Scholars Studio as a space for student and collaborative research in digital humanities, digital arts, cultural analytics, and critical making.

Tyler School of Art and Architecture is located on Temple University’s main Philadelphia campus and is housed in a state-of-the-art facility. Temple offers the resources of a major university in a culturally rich city and region. Philadelphia has a deep artistic tradition in disciplines like painting, printmaking, photography, and fabrication, as well as a thriving contemporary art scene. Beyond Philadelphia, the city makes for an affordable and convenient home base to access other major cities with flourishing arts, culture and architectural communities like New York City and Washington D.C..

Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor

Qualifications
Must have an MFA or terminal degree in appropriate discipline, record of professional accomplishment, demonstrated teaching excellence, an ability to communicate and work effectively, collegially, and collaboratively with students, faculty and administrators. A minimum of three years of full time college-level teaching experience, or the equivalent, is preferred.

The position involves teaching at the BFA and MFA levels from within the program and across the school. The workload is comprised of research and creative work, teaching and instruction, and service to the program, department, and college.

Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to increasing diversity and inclusivity in both its community and its curricula. Women, people of color, and other candidates who can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply. How to apply: Please visit temple.slideroom.com to create an account and upload the following materials:

  • Cover letter of intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Artist Statement
  • 20 examples of your work
  • 20 examples of student work
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Two sample syllabi
  • Three references with contact information: address, phone number and email address*

* Finalists must also be prepared to submit course evaluations, official academic transcripts and three signed letters of recommendation on letterhead. No letters are required in the initial application. If you need assistance during the uploading process, please email support@slideroom.com.

Review of applications begins on January 15, 2021. The position remains open until filled. Please address further inquiries to Byron Wolfe, search committee chair at byron.wolfe@temple.edu.


Associate Professor or Professor – Modern and/or Contemporary Art History of Visual Culture

The Department of Art History of Tyler School of Art and Architecture invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in the specialization of the arts and visual culture of the Modern and/or Contemporary period. While expertise in modern and/or contemporary art is essential, the committee welcomes applicants from diverse disciplinary backgrounds and encourages research areas centered in geographies beyond Europe and the Americas. Preferred applicants will also demonstrate strengths in one or more of the following fields: critical race theory, settler colonial/postcolonial/decolonial studies, gender and queer theory, and visual/material culture theory. Successful candidates will be expected to have and maintain a strong research agenda and demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring, while contributing to the growth of Tyler’s Art History and Visual Studies programs. They should also be comfortable contributing to and mentoring a culture of diversity in the department and school and working with studio artists at the undergraduate and graduate level.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD and have a record of research commensurate with rank on application, and demonstrate an appropriate level of teaching experience and service. Candidates should demonstrate familiarity with best teaching practices and with innovative instructional design and technologies. Candidates should also have experience with department and college-wide service and demonstrate professional accomplishments in the discipline. The position involves teaching at the undergraduate level (including Art History majors, Visual Studies majors, studio majors, and non-majors), and teaching and advising at the M.A. and Ph.D. levels (including MFAs, Masters of Arts Management, Masters of Art Education). Tyler’s Department of Art History has a faculty of 13 full-time members who specialize in areas ranging from the ancient world to the present. Art History at Temple is part of the highly-ranked Tyler School of Art and Architecture and there is dynamic synergy among the programs in the school. The department is located on Temple University’s main Philadelphia campus and is housed in a state-of-the-art facility. Temple offers the resources of a major university in a culturally rich city and region.

The letter of application should include a statement describing research and teaching interests and past accomplishments in fostering a culture of diversity in their field and in the classroom. Candidates are encouraged to address the ways in which they could contribute to Temple’s institutional mission and commitment to excellence and diversity and to Tyler’s engagement in interdisciplinarity. In addition, the application should include a CV, name and contact information for three references, two sample syllabi for courses, and a writing sample. Finalists will be expected to supply official degree transcripts, letters of reference, and evaluations for courses taught.

The successful applicant will begin teaching classes in the fall of 2021; the course load is 2-2. The successful applicant will teach a critical theory class for MFA students, upper-level undergraduate classes which include Art History majors, studio majors, and non-majors, and a graduate seminar; they will also teach and advise MA, MFA, Med, and PhD students.

Please send all materials electronically by January 30, 2021. To apply, please visit temple.slideroom.com to set up an account and upload your application materials. If you need assistance during the upload, email support@slideroom.com.

Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to increasing diversity and inclusivity in both its community and its curricula. Women, people of color, and other candidates who can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.

Address further inquiries to Dr. Leah Modigliani, search committee chair, at AHjob17@temple.edu.


Assistant or Associate Professor in Architecture, Building Technology (Full-time, Non-tenure track)

Temple University’s Tyler School of Art and Architecture invites applications for a full-time professor in Architecture with a specialization in the area of building technology at the assistant or associate professor rank. The candidate will be joining Tyler’s distinguished arts and design faculty in the Architecture and Environmental Design Department.

Located on a vibrant urban campus in Philadelphia, PA, Temple University has more than 38,000 students in 17 schools and colleges. Tyler offers undergraduate programs in Architecture, Facilities Management, and Historic Preservation. Graduate offerings include a professional NAAB-accredited Master of Architecture degree, a post-professional Master of Science degree, with optional concentrations in Health and Design, Advanced Technologies and Design, and Urban Ecologies and Design, and a Master of Science in Facilities Planning with an optional concentration in Health Facilities. Other Tyler degree offerings include Landscape Architecture, Horticulture, Community Development, and City and Regional Planning as well as programs in the arts. Temple’s Tyler School of Art and Architecture is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will teach design studios at the graduate and undergraduate level, required courses in building technology (materials and methods of construction, building systems, and sustainability), and architecture electives. The candidate will also serve on department and school committees and participate in other activities such as curriculum development.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will demonstrate a track record of excellence in architectural practice combined with expertise in building construction, integrated design, and/or energy systems. Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years teaching experience, and must hold a terminal degree in architecture (Master of Architecture or international equivalent) or Master of Science in Architecture. Professional licensure and certifications related to sustainability are preferred. Professional or teaching experience with performance modeling and simulation software is desirable.

Application Requirements
The position begins in August 2021. Applications should include a letter of intent, signed and dated curriculum vitae, a professional portfolio, and documentation of recent student work and/or sample course syllabi, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three references with e-mail and telephone contact information. Finalists should be prepared to submit course evaluations for courses taught and official transcripts.

Salary and rank will be at an assistant or associate professor level and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to increasing diversity in both its community and its curricula. Women, people of color, and other candidates who can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants can submit PDF files of materials to an internal file server and should contact Valentina Cleary via email for submission instructions. Materials should be submitted by January 12, 2021, and review of materials will begin shortly after that time.

All inquiries should be directed to:
Valentina Cleary
Architecture Building
Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University
2001 North 13th Street Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
vcleary@temple.edu        
215-204-8813


Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure-track: Specialist of the ancient Mediterranean

The Department of Art History of Tyler School of Art and Architecture invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate rank in the specialization of the arts and archaeology of the ancient Mediterranean and Near East (ca. 3000 BCE-100 BCE), to complement areas already represented by faculty in the department. We are especially interested in candidates who are working on projects in the digital humanities, who could provide our students with methodological innovation and who are engaged in collaborative and interdisciplinary approaches to the archaeology, art and architecture of the region.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in art history or archaeology and have an appropriate level of teaching experience and scholarly research and publication. The candidate should be engaged in object-based research and critical theory, and demonstrate professional accomplishments in the discipline. The candidate should demonstrate familiarity with best teaching practices and with innovative instructional design and technologies. More advanced candidates should have experience with departmental and college-wide service.

Tyler’s Department of Art History has a faculty of 10 full-time members, who specialize in periods ranging from the Roman world to Global Contemporary. Art History at Temple University is part of the highly-ranked Tyler School of Art and Architecture; there is dynamic synergy among the programs in the School and across the University. The department is located on Temple University’s Philadelphia Main Campus and is housed in a state-of-the-art facility. The department has important connections to the Department of Greek and Roman Classics, in the College of Liberal Arts. Temple offers the resources of a research-one doctoral institution, in a culturally rich city and region.

The letter of application should include a statement describing research and teaching interests, philosophy and experience. Candidates are encouraged to address the ways in which they could contribute to Temple’s institutional mission and commitment to excellence and diversity, and to Tyler’s engagement of interdisciplinarity. In addition, the application should include a CV, names and contact information of three references and a writing sample of up to 35 pages. Semi-finalists will be asked to provide three letters of reference on letterhead and course syllabi. Finalists will be expected to supply official degree transcripts, and student evaluations of courses taught.

The successful applicant will begin teaching classes in the fall of 2020; the course load is 2-2. Each member of the department teaches General Education or a writing class, upper-level undergraduate classes (including Art History majors, studio majors, and non-majors), one graduate seminar; and teaches and advises MA, MFA, MEd, and PhD students. The successful applicant will also be expected to accomplish research commensurate with a doctoral research-extensive university tenure track position.

Please send all materials electronically by December 15, 2019. To apply, please visit temple.slideroom.com to set up an account and upload your application materials. If you need assistance during the upload, email support@slideroom.com.

Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to increasing diversity and inclusivity in both its community and its curricula. Women, people of color, and other candidates who can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.

Address further inquiries to Ashley West, associate professor and search committee chair at AHjob17@temple.edu.