Syracuse University invites applications for a one-year full-time Faculty Fellowship in the Graduate Program in Museum Studies in the School of Design with the possibility of an additional year renewal. The Fellow will teach up to six courses during the 2020-2021 academic year.
The Graduate Program in Museum Studies, an interdisciplinary program of the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University, invites applications for a Faculty Fellow. The initial appointment will be for one year beginning August 2020, with the possibility for a one-year renewal pending administrative and budgetary approval and satisfactory performance. The Faculty Fellow is an integral position to the diverse and professional faculty in the Graduate Program in Museum Studies, bringing contemporary insight and unique experiences to the program. We seek a scholar/experienced museum professional whose research interests engage the history and theory of museums, practical museum-based skills, and specific museum experience/research in areas including but not limited to diversity and inclusion, new technologies, museums and the law, and non-profit development and fundraising. Responsibilities include teaching three Museum Studies courses per semester, with the possibility of creating a special-topics course, assisting in the advising master’s students, and actively participating in program trips, conferences, special lectures, and other activities. Some teaching experience is required, and professional museum experience is strongly desired. The School of Design and the College of Visual and Performing Arts seek candidates whose research, teaching, service or professional experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.
The Graduate Program in Museum Studies is one of the oldest and most highly regarded Museum Studies Programs in the U.S., offering a two-year M.A. degree, as well as concurrent degree options with Art History, Anthropology, and Library Science. Our curriculum focuses on research, hands-on practice, scholarship, and design. Graduates of the program are prepared to pursue a wide range of positions in different types of museums and other non-profits in the cultural field. The faculty and staff of the program are devoted to educating and training students to be resilient, creative, and highly qualified professionals, capable of exceptional performance in diverse working environments.
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