Colgate University Announces the Kindler Chair in Global Contemporary Art

Colgate University seeks applications and nominations for an art historian with a distinguished record of research, publications, and teaching to fill the Kindler Chair in Global Contemporary Art. The appointment, to be made at the associate or full rank, will begin in the fall of 2014. This position will support the development and teaching of undergraduate courses in transnational and global art and art institutions since 1970. The area of specialization is open but the candidate’s research focus should be relevant to the shifting terrain of contemporary art and in particular to the interaction of aesthetic and cultural ideals across boundaries. The Kindler Chair is also expected to contribute to Colgate’s university-wide interdisciplinary programs. The position includes a very competitive salary, a travel and research budget, as well as the opportunity for collaboration with Colgate’s newly planned Center for Art and Culture. Please send nominations or letters of interest to Professor Mary Ann Calo, Chair, Kindler Chair Search Committee, Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. 
Colgate is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.   Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff further the university’s educational mission.  Visa assistance for international candidates may be available.  Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York  Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2800 students situated in central New York.  Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship.  Further information about the Art and Art History department can be found at

Author: Jacqueline Francis

Writer, educator, curator, arts consultant, and occasional artist in San Francisco, California. Follow me on Twitter @JackieFrancisSF and Instagram--jackiefrancissf

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