Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Employment Opportunity: Assistant Professor of Material and Visual Culture with Parson, The New School for Design

Parsons The New School for Design, a division of the New School, seeks applicants for Assistant Professor of Material and Visual Culture, a renewable term faculty position within the School of Art and Design History and Theory.

Applicants should demonstrate expertise in the history and interpretation of the material world from the perspective of art and design history, archaeology, anthropology, the history of science, or material culture.  Candidates must be innovative in their methodologies of research in demonstrating how materiality and visuality contribute to historical understanding. Field of specialization is open, but preference will be given to specialization in a period prior to the twentieth century and/or with a non-Western focus. 

Candidates must have experience with innovative pedagogical approaches that will engage students from a variety of disciplines across Parsons and the wider University community.

To apply and for full position description, please visit

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