The Ithaca College Department of Art History (located in Ithaca, NY) seeks qualified candidates for a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor with a specialization in Global Modern and Contemporary architecture to begin August 16, 2020. The department encourages candidates to apply who will contribute to expanding the curriculum’s geographical breadth beyond the US and Europe and who are interested in serving and mentoring an increasingly diverse student body. The successful candidate will teach courses at the introductory level, in the ICC (https://www.ithaca.edu/icc/), in the design studio rotation, and at the upper-level. The department is a distinctive program: we offer two BAs, one in Architectural Studies and one in Art History (which includes optional concentrations in Architecture and Museum Studies).We seek to create an intellectually engaging and inclusive culture that addresses issues of power, inequity, and resistance, historically and today, and highlights the role of the built environment in imagining new possibilities. We invite candidates who are committed to issues of diversity and inclusion, have a strong and thoughtful commitment to undergraduate education and scholarship in a liberal arts context, and employ interactive pedagogies.
The successful candidate will have completed a Ph. D. in architectural history, theory or criticism by August 1, 2020. ABD will be considered. A B.Arch, M.Arch, or equivalent are also required. Previous teaching experience and digital media skills are desirable.
Interested applicants must apply online at http://ithaca.edu/jobs/. Applications should consist of the following: 1) a cover letter that addresses teaching and research interests, including experiences that will contribute to the diversity of the college and its curriculum 2) a C.V.; 3) graduate transcripts (unofficial ones accepted at this stage); 4) the names and email addresses for three individuals who will be asked to submit confidential letters of reference in the second round of the process. Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Jennifer Germann, firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions about the online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Review of applications will begin December 2, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Semi-finalist interviews will take place via tele-conference in January.