Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Public Scholar of Curatorial Practices and Visual Art
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis is seeking a faculty member at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to be a Public Scholar of Curatorial Practices and Visual Art.
This faculty member will have a joint tenure-track appointment in Herron School of Art and Design and the Museum Studies Program, IU School of Liberal Arts. Candidates must have the academic qualifications and achievements consistent with an appointment as an assistant professor or higher in the Herron School of Art and Design, Department of Fine Arts.
Applicants should submit:
In order to apply please create a guest account at https://ams.iu.edu/guests/GuestHome.aspx then e-mail your login ID (full e-mail address used) to Britt Booram in Human Resources. Please indicate "Public Scholar Candidate" in the subject line. You will then be added to an IUPUI project site and given directions to upload application materials. No physical mail required.
Please direct questions to:
Britt Booram, Human Resources
Herron School of Art and Design, IUPUI
735 W. New York Street, HR 148
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Herron School of Art and Design, a 105 year old professional art school, joined Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI) in 1969. Herron is fully accredited by NASAD and is the only accredited professional art school in the state. As a thriving urban campus, IUPUI is a leader in community engagement and Herron's Basile Center for Art, Design and Public Life excels in connecting classroom scholarship with regional and community partners. Herron has enjoyed steady growth over the last decade; over 70 Herron faculty now serve 900+ art and design majors in ten undergraduate and four graduate programs. In 2005 Herron moved to a new 170,000 square foot, state of the art building located adjacent to the IUPUI campus and the museums of White River State Park, half a mile from the heart of Downtown Indianapolis. For more information about Herron School of Art and Design visit http://www.herron.iupui.edu
The Museum Studies program in the IU School of Liberal Arts is an interdisciplinary program whose focus is civic engagement and whose mission is to support the development of self-reflective, skilled, and engaged leaders in the museum field through experiences in and outside of the classroom and to advance the scholarship of museums and their missions. Hands-on learning and community engagement are hallmarks of the program which offers an undergraduate certificate drawing students from a variety of majors, a graduate certificate, and a Master's Degree. Seven faculty, including several appointed jointly in schools across campus, as well as 17 adjunct faculty in related departments and in area museums help students connect concepts, theories, and methods to real-world practice and produce research that advances the scholarship of museums and their communities. The Museum Studies undergraduate program began in 1992 and the graduate program in 2001. It averages 35 undergraduate students and 40 graduate students. For more information about IUPUI Museum Studies Program visit http://liberalarts.iupui.edu/mstd/
Downtown Indianapolis is a metropolitan area of 1.7 million people with a vital and growing cultural community. The campus is earning national recognition as a model for urban higher education in the twenty-first century, committed to serving the needs of both non-traditional and traditional students. For more information about IUPUI, visit http://www.iupui.edu
Applications received by January 09, 2012 will receive priority review. Position will remain open until filled. The position will begin in August 2012. Salary is based on experience; IU offers competitive benefits, information about which can be viewed at http://www.indiana.edu/~uhrs/benefits/index.html.
Herron School of Art and Design, IUPUI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Institution. Applications from women and minorities are encouraged. Individuals who require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application process should notify Britt Booram (contact information above) a reasonable time in advance.
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