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Post Graduate Teaching Fellow, Visual Studies

Employer
Northeastern University
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Jul 24, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts
Employment Level
Post-Doc
Employment Type
Full Time
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Post Graduate Teaching Fellow, Visual Studies

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The Department of Art + Design in the College of Arts, Media, and Design invites applications for a one-year appointment as a Post Graduate Teaching Fellow.

Responsibilities:
This is a one-year appointment with the possibility for renewal up to three years. The preferred candidate for this position is an advanced PhD candidate or recent PhD graduate (no more than three years out from conferral of degree) in Art History, Visual Studies, or related field with demonstrated success teaching large format undergraduate visual studies courses at the entry and mid-level. Candidates should be prepared to collaborate with a faculty mentor on course delivery, grading and potential off-site visits to area collections when possible. While all areas of specialization are welcome, priority will be given to those candidates with experience in decolonial discourses, intersectional feminisms, critical race theory, data ethics.

The course load will be 3 courses per semester with the opportunity to teach in the summer for extra compensation.

Successful candidates will be paired with a designated faculty mentor who will assist with onboarding, aid in course development, and provide feedback at the end of each semester. Additionally, successful candidates will be eligible to receive funding for faculty development.

Appointment within the Department of Art + Design locates you within a major urban private global research university and a leader in experiential learning, global engagement and advanced research. Our College of Arts, Media and Design is engaged with interdisciplinary creative scholarship, critique of established principles and processes, and comprises a unique combination of disciplines and practices in architecture, art, design, communication, games, journalism, media, music, and theatre. See: www.northeastern.edu/camd

Qualifications:
The preferred candidate for this position is an advanced PhD candidate or PhD graduate in Art History, Visual Studies, or related field with demonstrated success teaching large format undergraduate visual studies courses at the entry and mid-level.

The start date for this position is August 23, 2021.

Salary Grade:
FAC

Additional Information:
Qualified candidates must have experience in, or a demonstrated commitment to, working with diverse student populations and/or in a culturally diverse work and educational environment. Northeastern University offers benefits coverage to the domestic partners of benefits-eligible faculty and staff.

Applicants should submit a letter of application describing teaching, research, and any relevant professional experience, along with a CV, and a portfolio. Applicants should also identify three or more references that can be contacted to provide letters of recommendation.

Applications received on or before July 30, 2021 will be guaranteed full review and consideration. Inquiries may be directed to Dietmar Offenhuber, Interim Chair for Art +Design at d.offenhuber@northeastern.edu.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity .

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Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.



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