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Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Teaching Fellowship

The College & Graduate School of Art, Washington University in St. Louis and the Saint Louis Art Museum invite applications for the Henry and Natalie E. Freund Teaching Fellowship.

The Freund Fellowship comprises two residencies of one month each one for Fall 2007 Spring 2008 and a second for Fall 2008 Spring 2009. During that time, the Fellow teaches a seminar at the Washington University Graduate School of Art and develops a Currents exhibition with the Saint Louis Art Museum. The Freund Fellow works primarily with graduate students three days a week during the residency. One public lecture at Washington University or at the Saint Louis Art Museum is a component of each visit.

The position requires an MFA or equivalent and a significant record of exhibitions and/or publications. Teaching experience is desirable. Candidates possessing knowledge and interest in historical and contemporary art issues across disciplines will be given preference.

Washington University in St. Louis is a medium sized, private university counted among the world's leaders in teaching and research. The university draws students from all 50 states and approximately 120 nations. Over the years, 21 Nobel laureates have been associated with the university.

In addition to roundtrip transportation to and from St. Louis, a live/work loft studio and a rental car are provided to the Fellow during each residency. An honorarium of $6,000 is offered for each visit.

Application deadline is 16 October 2006. A letter of application, résumé, slides or images in digital format (including examples of student work if possible), names and addresses of three references from whom letters of recommendation may be solicited, and a SASE should be sent to: Michael Byron, Chair, Washington University in St. Louis, Freund Fellowship Search Committee, Campus Box 1031, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899, USA.

Details on the application procedure and requested materials can be obtained by writing to edu-news@mailer.e-flux.com or visiting art.wustl.edu.