Term Assistant Professor, Arts Management
Job Category : Instructional or Research Faculty
Working hours :
Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.
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Term Assistant Professor
The Arts Management program of George Mason University, within the College of Visual and Performing Arts, seeks qualified candidates for a Term Assistant Professor beginning in August 2018. This position will serve an annual 9-month contract for a two-year period. International applicants are encouraged to apply. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Masons academic and culturally inclusive environment.
Responsibilities: * The successful candidate will teach a 4:4 course load that will include courses from across our curriculum: Arts Management Seminar, Arts in Society, Public Relations & Marketing, Fundraising & Development, Arts Policy, Arts Entrepreneurship, Visual Arts and Gallery Management, Performing Arts Management, Leadership and Governance, and Capstone. Candidates should identify courses they currently are prepared to teach; * Teaching responsibilities will include instruction of multilingual students and English as a second language learners. Candidates should be able to speak to their facility working in a highly multicultural environment; and * Administrative responsibilities will include advising students, serving on college and university committees, and actively engaging with local, regional, national, and international arts organizations. Required Qualifications: * A minimum of five years (within the last ten years) of professional experience in international arts management. International arts management experience might include arts management outside the United States, management of a national organization engaged in significant international work, or management of an arts-focused cultural exchange program or organization. A record of significant international artistic practice, coupled with arts management expertise, may also be considered; and * An advanced degree in the arts, arts management, or a field closely related to arts management; and * Some teaching experience. Preferred Qualifications: * Preference will be given to candidates who have recent affiliations with at least one major international or national arts or cultural organization; and * Experience in both performing and visual arts management
Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
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Job Close Date : 2018-07-15