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Assistant Professor In Arts Administration

The Meadows School of the Arts at the Dallas Southern Methodist University (SMU) seeks an arts marketing and development professor to join a dynamic faculty in a graduate MA/MBA Arts Administration programme. Essential are creative energy, intellectual strength, and a deep understanding of the markets and forces that shape and respond to the arts. Candidates from all backgrounds are welcome. The candidate selected will be expected to be a significant partner in connecting the division to an increasingly diverse and globally-connected community at the university and in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.

The position is a tenure track Assistant Professor. Master's degree required, PhD preferred. A record of successful teaching at the graduate level is highly recommended. Salary commensurate with experience. Full benefits package.

The Meadows School of the Arts, one of the nation's premier arts schools with a legacy of excellence, and the nationally recognized Cox School of Business combine resources to prepare administrative leadership for professional performing arts and visual arts organizations. The program is small and highly selective.

The successful candidate will have professional arts management and/or teaching experience in Fundraising and Audience Development/Arts Marketing, as well as the ability to teach in at least one of the following areas: Nonprofit Financial Management; Technology and the Arts; Cultural Policy; Strategic Planning in the Arts; Entertainment Industry Structure, Marketing and Distribution. Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references by 1 January 2009 to Search Committee, Division of Arts Administration, SMU, PO Box 750356, Dallas, TX, USA 75275-0356, and reference position number 53008. Applications can be submitted electronically to arad@smu.edu.

For detailed information, visit www.smu.edu/meadows/artsadmin/.