Open rank professorships in Visual Arts

Open rank professorships in Visual Arts

Columbia University School of the Arts

Robbie Rogers and Elisheva Gavra. Courtesy of Columbia University School of the Arts.

February 27, 2024
Open rank professorships in Visual Arts
Columbia University School of the Arts
Dodge Hall
2960 Broadway
New York, New York 10027
United States
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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor of Visual Arts (open rank). Fields of specialization: Painting and Drawing, and Related Media.

The Visual Arts Program in the School of the Arts at Columbia University seeks to appoint up to two one-year term-appointments in Visual Arts (open rank) for the period July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2025. 

The program seeks candidates whose work is deeply engaged in the disciplines of painting and/or drawing based in a creative and conceptual practice that evidences a deep understanding of the historical and current theoretical underpinnings of these artistic mediums. 

Artists taking an interdisciplinary approach with painting, drawing, and related media, including installation, are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have a vibrant studio practice, active professional career, and the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate students across various disciplines and mediums.

The Visual Arts Program attracts artists working in all forms including drawing, moving image, painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture and expanded practices. The Program, in association with the Department of Music and the Computer Music Center, also offers an MFA in Sound Art.

Columbia University School of the Arts offers Masters of Fine Arts degrees in four disciplines: Film, Theatre, Visual Arts, and Writing, as well as a Masters of Arts and related undergraduate programs.

Columbia University School of the Arts is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Salary range  
Assistant Professor: 103–107K USD / Associate Professor: 115–135K USD / Professor: 140–150K USD.

Minimum degree required: BA. Preferred degree required: Master of Fine Arts or equivalent. Candidates must have demonstrated the capacity for creative work and the accompanying pedagogy.

Application instructions
All applications must be made through Columbia University’s Academic Search and Recruiting (ASR) system. Please upload the following required materials: cover letter, curriculum vita, link to website and/or links to any relevant work samples (no more than 15), and contact information for two referees. In addition you may also upload works (no more than 15) in PDF format. Review of applications will begin March 8, 2024 and continue until the position(s) is filled. Link to apply: here

Equal employment opportunity statement 
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran.

Pay transparency disclosure
The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

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