Pratt Institute: Call for Applications

December 1, 2010

The School of Art and Design seeks chairs for the following three departments:

Art and Design Education
Fashion Design
Film/Video and Photography

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RESPONSIBILITIES of the chair will include oversight of budget and course scheduling; curriculum development, program reviews, and assessment; recruitment of faculty and students; participation in fundraising and development; and establishment of linkages with relevant professional organizations and leading practitioners.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Art and Design Education
We require an earned doctorate in a related field (ABD considered); at least five years of administrative management experience, preferably in higher education; a minimum of five years of college level teaching experience; and recognized standing in the field. Applicants must have proven achievement in publications and/or scholarship.

Fashion Design
We require a terminal degree in fashion design or its equivalent in a related field; at least five years of administrative management experience, preferably in higher education; a minimum of five years of college level teaching experience with the rank of associate or full professor; and recognized leadership in the field. Achievement in publications and/or scholarship is a plus.

Film/Video and Photography
Applicants must have proven professional achievement in the discipline of film/video. A record of film broadcasts and/or exhibitions is desirable; a record of publications and/or scholarship is a plus. We require a terminal degree or its equivalent in film, video or a related field; at least five years of administrative management experience, preferably in higher education; a minimum of five years of college level teaching experience with the rank of associate or full professor; and recognized standing in the field.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

TO APPLY: Review of applications will continue until position is filled. Please submit your cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information for three professional references electronically to:

Chair Search Committee: Art and Design Education
EDChair@pratt.edu – Use subject line A&D Art & Design Education Chair

Chair Search Committee: Fashion Design
FDchair@pratt.edu – Use subject line: A&D Fashion Design Chair

Chair Search Committee: Film/Video and Photography
FVChair@pratt.edu – Use subject line A&D Film/Video Chair

PRATT INSTITUTE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND RECOGNIZES AND VALUES THE BENEFITS OF A DIVERSE WORKFORCE.