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Professor of Practice - School of Design - Museum Studies - 077405
Syracuse University

Date Posted Oct. 30, 2023
Title Professor of Practice - School of Design - Museum Studies - 077405
University Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY, United States
Department School of Design
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
  • Art Administration
    Fine Arts - General

Professor of Practice - School of Design - Museum Studies - 077405

The School of Design within the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University is excited to invite applications for a Professor of Practice to join our innovative and professionally-oriented program in Museum Studies. We seek an experienced colleague who brings practical museum-based skills, such as collections management, installation and design, public programming, curatorship, and/or interpretation, along with a scholarly interest in the history and theory of museums. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching Museum Studies courses as assigned, assisting in the recruitment and advising of master's students, and actively participating in the life of a dynamic program. Some teaching experience is desirable, and professional museum experience is required.

The Graduate Program in Museum Studies is one of the oldest and most highly regarded Museum Studies Programs in the U.S., offering a 2-year M.A. degree, a growing undergraduate minor, and strong curricular relationships with Art History, Anthropology, Art, History, and Library Science. Our curriculum focuses on research, hands-on practice, curatorship, 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.

Syracuse University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

Review of applicant materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more information and to apply, visit

Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution.

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