Term Assistant Professor, Arts Management
Job Category : Instructional or Research Faculty
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Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.
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Term Faculty- Assistant Professor, Arts Management
POSITION:The Arts Management Program in the College of Visual & Performing Arts seeks candidates with expertise in the management of the visual arts for the position of Term Assistant Professor. 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.
One of the most entrepreneurial and contemporary programs of its type in the nation, George Mason Universitys Arts Management program strives to provide the highest quality education for its students by integrating management practice, theory, and experiential learning into its curriculum. The faculty of this program includes practicing arts managers in some of the nations most important and dynamic arts and arts policy organizations. The program also serves as a link between the arts and the community, working closely with local, regional and national arts and cultural organizations through research, consulting, and service.
The college is seeking an individual who can offer a combination of work experience in the field and the ability to teach and thrive in a dynamic and energetic globally diverse academic environment.
QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE: A minimum of five years of professional experience in visual arts management is required. Senior level experience is preferred. An advanced degree in arts management or a related field and prior teaching experience are required. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a strong network of professional contacts in the visual arts in the DC region. A network of international contacts also would be an asset to the person in this role.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will teach a 4:4 course load. Course releases may be secured for management of GMUs Founders Hall Gallery and/or to serve as the manager of and primary Program liaison to a local community gallery and events space to be launched in 2019 in Arlington, Virginia. The successful candidate must be able to teach the elective course, Visual Arts and Gallery Management and at least one core course such as Arts and Society and/or Public Relations and Marketing. Candidates should identify other core arts management courses they are prepared to teach. Additional responsibilities will include advising student research, serving on college and university committees, service to regional and national associations relevant to arts management, and engaging with local arts organizations. This position involves teaching multilingual and English as a second language learners and working in a highly multicultural environment. The position will serve an annual 12-month contract for a one-year renewable period.
STARTING DATE: No later than August 2019. However, the position will be open in Spring 2019, if the successful candidate wishes to start then.
Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a one-page Teaching Statement as well as Resume/CV, list of three professional references, and Evidence of Teaching Evaluations
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Job Close Date : 2019-03-08