Visiting Assistant Professor of Conservation Science

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New York University
Institute of Fine Arts
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New York City
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Monday, 14 February, 2022 - 00:00

The Institute of Fine Arts of New York University seeks applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor in conservation science. This is a one-year appointment, renewable annually up to 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 science degree (PhD) with a minimum of one to three years' post-graduate experience, preferably in museum-based conservation science. Additional experience in preventive conservation or imaging science is desirable. The appointee will teach four graduate-level courses each academic year, focusing on the foundations-level courses in science that every conservation student must take. 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.

Salary range is: $95,000 - $105,000.

Application deadline is February 14, 2022. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, a one-page statement describing research interests and teaching experience, and a list of three referees and their contact information. Use the following link to submit application to search committee chair Michele Marincola, Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professor of Conservation and Chair, Conservation Center, IFA:

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