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04 Sep 2015

École Des Arts Visuels Et Médiatiques Recruitement

Université du Québec à Montréal


The dossier must be submitted by 5 p.m. February 5, 2016.

Julie St-Martin

C.P. 8888, succ. Centre-ville
Montréal (Québec)

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L'UQAM is committed to seeking the most qualified faculty in order to maintain the highest levels of excellence of teaching, research and community service.

Description of the position

The position is a one-year, full-time position of professor (salary and rank commensurate with experience) in visual and media arts for an artist whose practice has been internationally recognized.

- Teaching and mentoring students in all three degree programmes of the study of visual and media arts (Bachelor, Masters and Doctoral);

- Research and studio practice at the École des arts visuels et médiatiques;

- Community service at the university or in the larger artistic milieu of Montréal.


The candidate's application must provide evidence of:

o A diploma of graduate studies in the domain of visual and media arts or equivalent; o A minimum of four years of pertinent professional experience and a demonstrable

and recognized professional competence in the field of contemporary art;

o A sustained artistic practice that has been widely shown in established national and international institutions;

o A practical and personal experience in different approaches of contemporary art.

o A theoretical and critical examination of these practices.

o The capacity and enthusiasm to transmit ideas and experience to a wide variety of students and to collaborate with fellow faculty.

o A mastery of both spoken and written French.

o A capacity to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels and to participate in activities that promote the university's visibility as well as an ability to develop new programs or orientations;

STARTING DATE: AUGUST 1 2017, for the academic year 2017-2018 AUGUST 1 2018, for the academic year 2018-2019


Note: L'UQAM strongly values diversity within its community. By virtue of the SPUQ- UQAM collective agreement in the case of equivalent qualifications, priority of appointment will be given to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

SALARY: According to the terms of the SPUQUQAM agreement.

Please note that the Université du Québec à Montréal is a French-speaking university and consequently the position is in French. The successful candidate will have a good command of French at the time of the hire.

Interested candidates must submit a dated and signed curriculum vita in French. They must include a description of their teaching experience. A letter of presentation should describe what is their interest for this position and how they envisage their contribution to the l'École des arts visuels et médiatiques. Candidates must submit a dossier of visual documentation of their art practice and research and a text describing the personal creative project they intend to undertake for this period. Finally, they must submit the names and coordinates of three referees who may be called upon to provide letters of reference. They must indicate for which of the periods they are interested in teaching (they may apply for both, but will be hired for only one of the two periods).

The dossier must be submitted by 5 p.m. February 5, 2016.

Application guidelines are available here.