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University of British Columbia
Department of Art History, Visual Art, and Theory

The Department of Art History, Visual Art, and Theory at the
University of British Columbia invites applications for a
tenure-track faculty appointment in Studio Art, at the Assistant
Professor level, beginning July 1, 2002.

The Department seeks an individual concentrating in areas of 2-D
media with a strong knowledge of contemporary art issues. The
successful candidate must be prepared to teach in areas of painting,
drawing and
printmaking and will be able to teach across traditional disciplinary
boundaries. A good understanding of the integration of new
technologies into traditional practices is necessary. The individual
will be teaching in both undergraduate and graduate programs.

The Department of Art History, Visual Art, and Theory is a
medium-size department within a major university and so an ability to
form interdisciplinary collaborations is an asset. The pursuit of
studio practice
against a strong background of art historical and theoretical
concerns is essential to our department and such ability will be
sought in the candidates.

Requirements include a M.F.A. (or equivalent), an active national
exhibition record and post-secondary teaching experience. A
publication record will be an asset.

Applicants should submit the following package by February 15, 2002:
- - an application letter including a statement of artistic and
teaching philosophies
- - visual documentation of current work (e.g.: 35mm slides to a
maximum of 30, a cued video no longer than 12 minutes, CD Rom, and/or
- - relevant publications including authored works and reviews
- - detailed curriculum vitae
- - the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of
three professional references

Applications should be sent to: Chair, Search Committee, Department
of Art History, Visual Art, and Theory, University of British
Columbia, Room 403-Lasserre Building, 6333 Memorial Rd., Vancouver, BC
V6T 1Z2.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this
advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent
residents of Canada. The University of British Columbia hires on the
basis of merit and is
committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged
to apply. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

non-Canadians may apply.
Recruiting of Foreign Academics
Effective October 17, 2001, Human Resources Development Canada
changed its policy regarding the recruitment of foreign academics.
The two tier policy, that has been in place since 1981, has now been
suspended. The following guidelines are now in effect:

Advertisements must provide exposure of the vacancy to Canadian and
permanent residents who would be potential candidates.
Positions must be advertised for a reasonable period of time. This
would normally be a one-month period.
Advertisements must include the following statement: "All
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority."
Positions may be advertised simultaneously in Canada and abroad;
positions cannot be advertised abroad unless they are also advertised
in Canada.
All Canadian citizens and permanent residents who meet the
advertised requirements of the position are to be invited to
participate in the selection process.
Canadian citizens and permanent residents who are found qualified
are to be offered the position before it can be offered to a foreign
UBC will provide HRDC specific information on the recruitment and
selection process when requesting an employment validation for an
academic position, including an explanation of the reason the
position is being offered to a foreign candidate, with a report on
the top three Canadian candidates.
UBC will report annually on the total number of academics hired, and
the number of foreign academics hired.

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