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VCUarts Qatar Chair/Director and Faculty Positions

Organization: VCUarts Qatar
Category: Academic
Type: Full-time
Link: https://www.vcujobs.com/

VCUarts Qatar Chair/Director and Faculty Positions

Nov 9, 2018

Chair/Director and Faculty Positions

For the 2019-2020 Academic Year

 

VCUarts Qatar is the international branch campus of Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of the Arts (VCUarts). Located in Richmond, Virginia, VCUarts (www.arts.vcu.edu) is the top-ranked public art school in the U.S. VCUarts Qatar was established in 1998 through a partnership with the Qatar Foundation and offers students the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in fashion design, graphic design, interior design and painting & printmaking; a Bachelor of Arts degree in art history; and a Master of Fine Arts degree in design. Located in Doha, the capital city of Qatar, VCUarts Qatar is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art & Design, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Council for Interior Design Accreditation. The current student body represents a diverse range of nationalities with students coming from 38 countries.

 

Qatar, with English as the standard second language, is a progressive country in the Arabian Gulf and remains one of the healthiest economies in the Gulf region. Doha offers all the conveniences found in a contemporary and cosmopolitan city, while honoring a rich tradition that is evident in the old markets and the city’s Islamic Arab architecture. The Museum of Islamic Art, designed by I.M.Pei opened in November 2008 and the Arab Museum of Modern Art (Mathaf) opened in 2010. The U.S. Embassy considers Qatar among the safest countries in the world for Americans.

 

VCUarts Qatar is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural and inclusive environment and strongly encourages applications from all racial/ethnic, gender and social identities. VCUarts Qatar faculty provide leadership by mentoring students; fostering collaborative and hybrid curriculum and research across the arts and broader campus; demonstrate through research, teaching, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; and integrate multicultural approaches and perspectives into instructional methods.

 

Collaboration-minded innovators who are committed to working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student body at VCUarts Qatar and who have qualifications, experience, and demonstrated strengths across their area(s) of expertise are invited to apply for the following positions:

 

Art History

Graphic Design

Fashion Design

Painting + Printmaking

 

Position announcements, qualifications, and application instructions are available online at VCU eJobs: vcujobs.com

 

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