Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor in Conservation

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Institute of Fine Arts
New York University
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New York City
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Wednesday, 15 December, 2021 - 23:45

The Institute of Fine Arts of New York University seeks applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor in conservation with a special focus on the conservation of works on paper. This is a one-year appointment, renewable annually for a total of three years. The start date for the position is September 1, 2022. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in scholarship and teaching and will hold a terminal conservation degree (MA or MS) with a minimum of five years post-graduate experience in paper conservation treatment and technical research. Additional expertise in preventive conservation, or related fields such as photograph, book, or digital media preservation, is desirable. The appointee will teach four graduate-level courses each academic year, which must include at least one paper conservation treatment course each semester, with the remainder either other treatment courses or lecture courses to conservation and art history students. As a full-time member of the Institute of Fine Arts faculty, student advisement and active mentoring is required, as is service on Institute committees.

Rank will be dependent upon experience. Salary ranges are: Assistant Professor, $90,000 - $105,000. Associate Professor, $105,000 - $120,000.

Application deadline is December 15, 2021. Applications should include a brief cover letter, CV, a one-page statement describing research interests and teaching experience, and a list of three referees and their contact information. Letters are not required at the time of application. Use the following link to submit application to: Michele Marincola, Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professor of Conservation and Chair, Conservation Center, IFA:

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