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Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Arts Administration at SMU

The Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University (SMU) seeks an arts marketing and fundraising professor to join a dynamic faculty in the Department of Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship in the autumn of 2013. 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 programme is small and highly selective.

For detailed information, visit www.smu.edu/Meadows/AreasOfStudy/ and www.smu.edu/Meadows/AreasOfStudy/ArtsManagement.

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 two of the following areas: Non-profit Arts Budgeting and Financial Management; Cultural Policy; Cultural Economics; Entertainment Industry Structure, Marketing and Distribution. Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references by 15 November 2012 to Search Committee, Division of Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship, SMU, PO Box 750356, Dallas, TX 75275-0356, and reference position number: 53008. Applications can be submitted electronically to arad@smu.edu.

Contact: Zannie Giraud Voss, Chair and Professor, Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship, Meadows School of the Arts and Cox School of Business, SMU, Box 750356, Dallas, TX 75275, USA; tel.: 214-768-3425