University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst, MA, USA
Aug 12, 2019Full time
Lecturer And Director Of Herter Art Gallery College of Humanities and Fine Arts University of Massachusetts Amherst The Department of Art at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a Full time Lecturer and Director of Herter Art Gallery, an exhibition space dedicated to showcasing student and faculty work of the department as well as professionally curated exhibitions. The position will begin September 1, 2020. Although the initial appointment is for one year, the position has the potential for an open-ended appointment with just cause protection after four years. The director will be responsible for the exhibition program by working with students, faculty, and other artists and participants and for overseeing budgeting, public relations, and the daily operation of the Herter Art Gallery. The director is expected to offer a robust array of exhibitions that will become an important part of undergraduate and graduate studies in art and visual culture at the University. The director will also contribute to the curriculum in the Department of Art, both at the graduate and undergraduate levels, teaching subjects that include issues in contemporary art, writing, and curating, as well as supervising students with their academic theses; participate in service to the UMass community; and engage in artistic community at the regional, national, and international level. The director will have the capability to work not only in competence areas in the field but also broadly across disciplines through collaboration.