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August 26, 2008

Visual Culture/Critical Studies (Non-Western)

August 26, 2008 | By | No Comments

Liberal Arts Full Time Faculty – Visual Culture/Critical Studies (Non-Western)

Job Description:
The Liberal Arts Department at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan invites applications for a full-time faculty member in Visual Culture/Critical Studies (Non-Western). We are looking to hire an individual who can contribute to the excellence of the academic community through his/her active research agenda, exceptional teaching, and enthusiastic service to the college and the Detroit community. The members of the department are committed to the investigation of art and visual culture from a wide range of theoretical perspectives within historical context(s). Interested candidates should have a non-western subject specialty and be capable of teaching a broad spectrum of subjects and themes including a range of visual culture courses in historic or contemporary periods; History of Design and/or Graphic Design; Film, Media Studies, Semiotics, Ethnic Studies; and at least one interdisciplinary freshmen seminar each semester. A full-time position represents a 3-course load per semester, as well as participation on departmental and institutional committees. As a small department in the midst of curriculum renewal, we are looking for colleagues who are comfortable with contemporary educational principles in curriculum design, assessment, and learner centered teaching. In addition, we are looking for candidates who can demonstrate creative use of academic technology. Experience teaching in an Art and Design setting is a benefit.

Job Requirements:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Visual Culture, Critical Studies, or relevant field of study such as Media Studies; promise of scholarly distinction and teaching excellence; college-level teaching experience preferred.

How to Apply:
Interested individuals should forward their current curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, and the contact information for at least three references to:

College for Creative Studies
Office of Human Resources
201 E. Kirby
Detroit MI 48202-4034

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