RISD Global is currently welcoming applications for:
Chief Critic for RISD in Rome: European Honors Program, AY2020-2021
Deadline for applications for AY2019-2020 is November 15, 2019
RISD|Rome: European Honors Program
Call for Chief Critic, Academic Year 2020-2021
Full- and part-time faculty from all divisions are invited to apply to be the RISD Chief Critic in the School’s European Honors Program (EHP) in Rome. The Provost will make the Chief Critic appointment upon recommendation of the EHP Committee.
Session: Applications should be made for the Academic Year 2020-2021.
Information: The EHP Committee selects students from various departments to spend one EHP session in Rome. The Chief Critic is responsible for the studio components of the program. Students work closely with the both the Chief Critic and the Director, Ezio Genovesi, who provides the art history lectures and on-site tours. General Information on EHP can be found here.
Eligibility requirements for full-time faculty include three years and 18 TU's as full-time faculty at RISD, plus a demonstrated interest in working closely with students from various disciplines. Knowledge of Italy and Italian is also desirable, but not necessary. Ability and willingness to be flexible is essential.
Eligibility requirements for part-time faculty include an accumulated 18 TU's of service as part-time faculty at RISD, plus a demonstrated interest in working closely with students from various disciplines. Knowledge of Italy and Italian is also desirable, but not necessary. Ability and willingness to be flexible is essential.
Application: The statement of intent should:
Outline your approach to guiding a group of approx. 22 students from across all RISD departments in a studio-based, independent-study semester that is intended to immerse the students in their practices (within and beyond their disciplines of focus), in the city of Rome, and in the context of Italy and Europe.
Address your interest in working closely with students from various disciplines and departments at RISD.
Summarize the specific expertise and interests you will bring to the EHP Program in Rome. Why you? Why now?
Please speak to your specific interests in being the Chief Critic for RISD’s Rome-based program at this time. Why Rome today?
Address why, and how, you think students in the program will benefit from your leadership as Chief Critic.
Submission: Interested Faculty must send, via email, a statement of intent (approx. 1-3 pages) and curriculum vitae by November 15, 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org with “CHIEF CRITIC APPLICATION” in the email subject line.
Interviews: The Committee will interview finalists in December (candidates invited to interview and who will not be on-campus are welcome to join via Skype).
Please feel free to discuss the position with EHP Committee members. The full list of EHP Committee members is located here.