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|Position:||Full-Time Faculty Art History/American Art|
|Company:||Fashion Institute of Technology|
|Job Location(s):||New York, NY|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
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|Required Experience:||3 years|
|Required Security Clearance:||None|
|Related Categories:||Education - College/University|
|Full-Time Faculty Art History/American Art|
About Fashion Institute of Technology:
The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), an internationally renowned college of art and design, business and technology, of the State University of New York, invites nominations and applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in the History of Art Department.
The Fashion Institute of Technology, a part of the State University of New York, has been a leader in career education in art, design, business, and technology for nearly 70 years. With a curriculum that provides a singular blend of hands-on, practical experience, classroom study, and a firm grounding in the liberal arts, FIT offers a wide range of outstanding programs that are relevant to today's rapidly changing industries. Internationally renowned, FIT draws on its New York City location to provide a vibrant, creative community in which to learn. The college offers more than 45 majors and grants AAS, BFA, BS, MA, MFA, and MPS degrees, preparing students for professional success and leadership in the global marketplace.
With close ties to industry, FIT draws faculty from the city's art, business, and design elite, and from the rich academic community of the region. The college continually seeks creative faculty members who are passionate about their field and demonstrate exceptional professional capability in the core competencies of instruction design, learning enrichment, globalism, and use of technology, as well as mastery of established and emerging industry practices.
The School of Liberal Arts provides the foundation for an FIT degree, committed to providing a broad-based general education for FIT students, integrating traditional academic study with career preparation. Home to seven academic departments, 17 minors, and two interdisciplinary majors, our faculty prepare students to become reflective, critical, and engaged citizens of the world. Committed to scholarship, academic service and student-centered instruction, faculty members foster an understanding of diverse cultures and international perspectives as well as an appreciation for the richness and changing composition of American culture.
FIT's History of Art Department offers more than 35 courses, representing the arts of Asia, the United States, Africa, Central and South America, the Islamic world and Europe. Students explore art from prehistoric to the postmodern and may also study the history of architecture, costume, industrial design, photography, and textiles.
We seek a specialist in American art who can also teach and develop courses in African-American art and/or contemporary Latin American art. Candidates should also be able to teach basic surveys of Western art. S/he will be expected to contribute to the department, school, and college beyond the classroom by developing innovative curricula, participating in committees and college-wide events, engaging in scholarly activity through conference presentations and/or publications, and advising students in the Art History and Museum Professions major and History of Art minor. S/he will receive appropriate mentoring by working with the Chairperson and with other department faculty teaching in related fields and will liaise with the Center for Excellence in Teaching, which anchors a faculty development program, for appropriate training with online learning systems and for other pedagogical guidance.
Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. and at least three years of teaching experience in a college or university, demonstrating familiarity with best-teaching practices and pedagogical initiative. Strong preference for candidates with museum experience and teaching experience that incorporates new technologies.
Successful candidates will demonstrate abilities in the following areas;
Salary and appointment rank are based on education level and cumulative experience.
Please note that a background check is required for appointment to this position.
FIT is firmly committed to creating an environment that will attract and retain people of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. By providing a learning and working environment that encourages, utilizes, respects, and appreciates the full expression of every individual's ability, the FIT community fosters its mission and grows because of its rich, pluralistic experience. FIT is committed to prohibiting discrimination, whether based on race, national origin, gender, religion, ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other criterion prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. FIT is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment, including the opportunity for upward mobility for all qualified individuals.