Conservation DistList Archives [Date] [Subject] [Author] [SEARCH]

Subject: University of Texas, Dallas

University of Texas, Dallas

From: Vicki Carlisle <vicki.carlisle<-a>
Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Endowed Professorship in Conservation Sciences
University of Texas at Dallas

Applications are solicited for an appointment to an endowed tenured
professorship in the field of Conservation Science as part of the
newly created Edith O'Donnell Institute for Art History and the
Department of Chemistry.  Preferred candidates will have degrees in
chemistry or in closely related field and have a demonstrated
interest in Conservation Science.  Additionally, a scholarly record
appropriate for a tenured professorship in leading American
universities is required.  Expectations include garnering external
funding for graduate education and the ability to build strong
collaborative interactions with other scientists and professionals
both on campus and in the art museums in the greater Dallas-Fort
Worth Metroplex.  Teaching responsibilities could include graduate
and undergraduate courses in chemistry and Conservation Science.
While designed as a senior level position, particularly accomplished
individuals at all levels are invited to apply.

This position will also include Adjunct Staff status at the Dallas
Museum of Art, ensuring close collaboration with the DMA's
Conservators and Curators, as well as direct access to the museum's
encyclopedic collection of over 22,000 works of art.

The Edith O'Donnell Institute is an independent administrative
entity within The University of Texas at Dallas, with its Director
reporting to the Office of the Provost with the title of Vice
Provost.  Faculty appointed to the O'Donnell Distinguished Chairs
will hold tenure in the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
with the possibility of joint appointment with the School of Arts
and Humanities.  The Institute has been founded with an endowment,
complemented by committed university resources that will provide
resources sufficient to recruit and support a nationally leading
program in art history and art conservation.

The University of Texas at Dallas, located just north of Dallas in
Richardson, Texas, now has an enrollment over 23,000 students.  It
has been designated by the State of Texas as one of seven emerging
universities to be encouraged to become a major research campus. UTD
maintains close ties with and major corporate entities in the

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the
positions are filled.  Indication of gender and ethnicity for
affirmative action statistical purposes is requested as part of the

Applicants should provide the following information: resume,
statement of vision, and full contact information for four or more
professional references via the online application form available


Vicki Carlisle
Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 W Campbell Road, AD23
Richardson TX 75080-3021
Fax: 972-883-2276

                  Conservation DistList Instance 28:20
                Distributed: Saturday, October 18, 2014
                       Message Id: cdl-28-20-019
Received on Tuesday, 14 October, 2014

[Search all CoOL documents]