[artinfo] American University in Cairo is looking to hire a Professor of Practice in Studio Art
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Wed Feb 1 12:20:05 CET 2012
*Windows Project*. Collaborative video workshop and video exhibition
conducted by Aras Ozgun during residency at Performance and Visual Arts
Department of American University in Cairo in March 2010.
American University in Cairo
American University in Cairo is looking to hire a Professor of Practice in
Studio Art www.aucegypt.edu/huss/pva/Pages/default.aspx<http://interspire.e-flux.com/link.php?M=57152&N=1794&L=3478&F=H>
Founded in 1919, AUC moved to a new 270-acre state-of-the-art campus in New
Cairo in 2008. The University also operates in its historic downtown
facilities, offering cultural events, graduate classes, and continuing
education. Student housing is available in both downtown Zamalek and New
Cairo. Among the premier universities in the region, AUC is Middle States
accredited; its Engineering programs are accredited by ABET and the
Management program is accredited by AACSB. AUC is an English-medium
institution; eighty-five percent of the students are Egyptian and the rest
include students from nearly ninety countries, principally from the Middle
East, Africa and North America. Faculty salary and rank are based on
qualifications and professional experience. All faculty receive generous
benefits, from AUC tuition to access to research funding; expatriate
faculty also receive relocation benefits including housing, annual home
leave, and tuition assistance for school age children.
The Art Program, Performing and Visual Arts Department, at the American
University in Cairo is seeking applications for a Professor of Practice in
Studio Art, to begin Fall 2012. The successful applicant will be required
to teach 6 courses per academic year (3 courses per semester) in
multi-disciplinary visual arts courses, as well as in special topics within
the applicant’s expertise. The position also carries administrative
responsibilities at the department, school, and university levels. The
initial appointment is for two years and maybe extended, after review in
MA, MFA or terminal degree in Art or a closely related discipline is
required. The successful candidate will teach all levels of, courses.
Applicants should have a thorough knowledge in contemporary art practice.
Experience with cross-disciplinary collaboration and course development is
fundamental. Preference will be given to candidates with solid
understanding of the Art market in Egypt -Arab World and globally along
with at least 3 years of successful teaching experience at the university
Priority will be given to applications received by March 1, 2012. For more
information on the AUC Art Program, please visit:
All applicants must submit the following documents online:
a) a current C.V; b) a letter of interest; c) a statement of teaching
philosophy; d) a completed Personal Information Form ). Please ask at least
three referees familiar with your professional background to send reference
letters directly to hussref at aucegypt.edu.
Finalists will be asked to provide a portfolio of their creative work.
Note: Please remember your account login enables you to respond to AUC
additional questions (if required).
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