|From||"Roger Brugge" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date||Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:23:09 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION IN SCIENCE The Liberal Arts Department of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago seeks a scientist with a PhD to fill a full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty position to begin Fall 2016. We seek to add a full-time faculty member whose research and teaching relate to environmental or climate science. The ideal candidate has additional expertise in one or more of the following areas - computational modeling, large data sets, and/or innovative data visualization - and will contribute to the diversity of the School by bringing a perspective, way of thinking, and/or a unique set of experiences that expands the intellectual conversation of the field. Candidates must have a commitment to teaching science that informs the major social and political debates of our times. This position is for someone who is committed to an interdisciplinary approach, a scholarly community of colleagues well outside the fields of science, and creative students. The successful applicant must demonstrate outstanding communications skills and a talent for teaching the non-scientist. Depending on the candidate, this position also offers the possibility for potential collaborations in innovative teaching and research across various departments of the School, such as Art and Technology Studies, Architecture, Sculpture, Fiber and Materials Studies and various departments through the development of innovative courses. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience, teaching, and current professional status. PROGRAM PROFILE SAIC is a college offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in the fine arts and design. The Department of Liberal Arts, one of 23 departments at the school, is chaired by a full-time faculty member with 14 full-time faculty and over 100 part-time faculty that offers 200 courses each year, primarily to undergraduate students pursuing a BFA in Studio Art. Liberal Arts courses provide the intellectual foundation for success at the school and in students' continuing practice as artists and scholars. The department offers courses in English, the Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Science, and foreign languages, as well as English for International Students, and Academic Access, a probationary academic enrichment program. Current science faculty maintain research and teaching affiliations with a number of area universities, labs and museums. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago is affiliated (and physically connected) with the world-renowned Art Institute of Chicago, and is in close proximity to other Chicago museums like the Shedd Aquarium, the Field Museum of Natural History, and the Adler Planetarium. The area boasts three world-class research universities, two national laboratories, and a large number of smaller universities and colleges. Further information can be found at http://www.saic.edu/academics/departments/libarts/ RESPONSIBILITIES The successful candidate will join a science faculty of 14 (currently three full-time) in teaching introductory and interdisciplinary courses in science to undergraduate art and design students. The position also involves assisting in the coordination of the math and science program; contributing to the program and School through other administrative duties and service; and ongoing engagement in scholarly and professional activities. QUALIFICATIONS Required: PhD in environmental and/or climate science or equivalent. Prior teaching experience required. Supervisory and administrative experience preferred. APPLICATION PROCEDURES By or before Friday, November 20, 2015, please submit application materials at http://SAICfaculty.slideroom.com. You will be asked to create an account, and then complete the application that is a combination of fill-in fields and uploaded documents. SAIC will underwrite the application fees; you will not be charged to apply for the position. You are encouraged to begin the application well before the deadline. No applications may be submitted beyond the deadline for any reason. Complete the fields for: educational background; current position; and contact information for three professional references (one of whom will be able to specifically address the candidate’s suitability for this position). Please convert all word documents into PDFs before uploading. Required files to upload include: cover letter stating interests and qualifications; curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; statement of research; and examples of course syllabi. QUESTIONS Questions regarding the School and its open positions, application procedures, or the search process may be emailed to email@example.com. Please consult www.saic.edu for information on the School and its programs, or www.saic.edu/about/jobsatsaic for open positions and application procedures. ABOUT SAIC A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate programs to students from across the globe. Located in the heart of Chicago, the School is one of the largest and oldest private schools of art and design in the country with programs reflecting current practices in art. SAIC's educational philosophy is built upon a transdisciplinary approach to art and design that provides unparalleled opportunities for students to develop their creative and critical abilities with renowned faculty who are leading practitioners in their fields. SAIC's resources include the Art Institute of Chicago and its Modern Wing, and numerous special collections and programming venues that provide students with exceptional exhibitions, screenings, lectures, and performances. The campus is located on Chicago’s magnificent lakefront amid the city’s cultural and architectural treasures. The School currently enrolls 3,500 students in 15 studio departments and 8 academic departments. There are 153 full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty and visiting artists, and 693 adjunct and part-time faculty supported by 300 staff. Degree tracks include the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Studio; BFA with Emphasis in Art Education or Writing; BA degrees in Art History and Visual and Critical Studies; BIA (Interior Architecture); Master of Architecture; Master of Design (MDes) in Designed Objects; MDes in Fashion, Body, and Garment; MFA in Studio or Writing; MA degrees in Arts Administration; Art Education; Art History, Theory, and Criticism; Art Therapy; New Arts Journalism; Teaching; Visual and Critical Studies; and a Master of Science in Historic Preservation. EOE The Art Institute of Chicago, including both the school and the museum, is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for its students, visitors, faculty, and staff, and to ensuring that educational and employment decisions are based on an individual’s abilities and qualifications. The Art Institute of Chicago does not tolerate unlawful discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or former military status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law, in its programs and activities, public accommodations or employment practices. The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Title IX Coordinator Michael Nicolai, Vice President for Human Resources, Human Resources Department, 116 S. Michigan Ave., suite 1200 Chicago, IL 60603, 312.629.9411, <firstname.lastname@example.org> Section 504 Coordinator Felice Dublon, PhD, Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs, The Office of Student Affairs, 36 S. Wabash Ave., suite 1204, Chicago, IL 60603, 312.629.6800, <email@example.com>. For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, see the Office for Civil Rights Discrimination Complaint Form for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 800.421.3481.
Go to: Periods · List Information · Index by: Date (or Reverse Date), Thread, Subject or Author.