Saturday, September 21, 2013
NYU Abu Dhabi seeks a Professor for its Visual Arts Program
NYU Abu Dhabi is seeking for its Visual Arts Program, an innovative and accomplished artist-teacher, with a strong professional profile and a demonstrated commitment to undergratuate teaching. This is an open-rank search for a renewable arts contract position.
Candidates should hold an MFA and/or have extensive professional experience as an artist (painting and/or sculpture) as well as significant experience teaching in internationally recognized visual arts programs and/or liberal arts universities.
The successful candidate will be deeply interested in interdisciplinary work and committed to working
collaboratively on creating curriculum and mentoring student projects from technical, theoretical,
and aesthetic perspectives.
Faculty position encompasses three undergraduate courses per year (semester system), including at least one in the core curriculum. Engaging in both teaching and research opportunities at NYU New York and other sites of its global network will be possible.
Please visit the page of the Visual Arts Program for a description of its innovative curriculum
The terms of employment are competitive and include housing and educational subsidies for
children. Members of NYU Abu Dhabi standing faculty receive generous support for research and
The appointment will begin as soon as September 1, 2014, with a later start date possible, pending candidate availability.
Applications are due by October 15th and will be reviewed until the position is filled.
To be considered, applicants should submit a cover letter describing their training, experience, teaching
philosophy, and approach to making art; a Curriculum Vitae; and three letters of reference, all in
Instructions and other information on how to aplly, as well as other open faculty positions, can be retrieved on this page. Any questions can be sent by email.