The Master of Science in Historic Preservation Program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago seeks a full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty member to teach in one of the nation's leading Master of Science in Historic Preservation degree programs. The program offers course in the disciplinary areas of architectural design, history, planning and materials conservation.
Responsibilities: Teaching requirements include architectural documentation and/or design, materials conservation and the research and writing of landmark nominations.
Qualifications: The successful applicant is an architect with practical experience in historic preservation projects. A degree in architecture and teaching experience is expected and a degree in historic preservation is preferred. Rank and salary commensurate with experience, teaching, and current professional status.
Application Procedure: By November 1, 2008 please submit résumé, teaching philosophy, statement of research or practice, portfolio of projects that provide evidence of participation in preservation projects, organizations and advocacy, sample course syllabi, three reference letters (preferably included with application), and a self-addressed, stamped postcard to confirm receipt of materials to:
Historic Preservation Faculty Search
SAIC, Dean's Office
37 South Wabash Avenue
Chicago IL 60603
If you would like your application materials to be returned, please include an appropriately sized, self-addressed, stamped envelope at the time of application.
Questions regarding the School and its open positions, application procedures, or the search process may be directed to Shanna Linn, Director of Academic Administration in the Office of Deans, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or (312) 899-7472. Consult www.said.edu for information on the School and its programs, or www.saic.edu/about/jobs/faculty for postings of open positions and application procedures.
About SAIC: The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, a leading professional school of art and design, is affiliated with the museum of the Art Institute of Chicago at the center of one of the country's most exciting and diverse cultural communities. The School is comprised of 14 studio departments including a first year program, and 7 academic departments with an emphasis on transdisciplinary study. It offers 6 undergraduate degrees, and 14 graduate degrees as well as post-baccalaureate certificates and continuing studies programs. The School currently enrolls 3,000 FTE students and employs 150 full-time faculty, 550 adjunct and part-time faculty, and 300 staff.
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago is committed to creating a diverse community of faculty and students, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered on the basis of their qualifications for the position without regard to race, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Degree tracks include the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio; BFA with Emphasis in Art Education, Art History, or Writing; BA and MA in Visual and Critical Studies; BIA (Interior Architecture); Master of Architecture; Master of Design in Designed Objects or Fashion, Body and Garment; Master of Fine Arts degrees in Studio and Writing; Master of Art degrees in Arts Administration; Art Education; Art History, Theory, and Criticism; Art Therapy; New Arts Journalism; Teaching; and a Master of Science in Historic Preservation.