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Stuart Z. Katz Professorship in Humanities & the Arts

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Stuart Z. Katz Professorship in Humanities & the Arts

The Stuart Z. Katz Professorship in the Humanities & the Arts, 2018-19

Established in 2017 by a generous gift from Mr. Stuart Z. Katz, the endowment supports one outstanding professorial faculty member in the Division of Humanities & the Arts for an academic year. The professorship provides up to two months of summer salary plus $10,000 to support research and creative activity.

Candidates must hold terminal degrees in their respective disciplines, be tenured professorial faculty with at least six years of service in their disciplines, and have served at least five years as a CCNY faculty member.

Applications must include the following:

 1) a letter of recommendation from the candidates’s department chair;

 2) the candidates’s current curriculum vitae (using CCNY format) documenting a career of distinguished  classroom teaching and scholarship (limited to 15 pages);

 3) an example of the candidates’s recent published scholarship (limit to one book or two articles) or creative activity;

 4) a brief statement (500 words) by the candidate describing his/her current teaching and creative activity or research agenda.

Applications (items 2, 3, and 4)  for the 2018-2019 Stuart Z. Katz Professorship can be submitted electronically at https://form.jotform.com/80216181234144.  Candidates may submit books or portfolios of creative activity, as appropriate, directly to the Office of the Dean.

The Chair's letter of recommndation should be submitted through this portal:  https://form.jotform.com/80215861134147

Applications for the Stuart Z. Katz Professor in the Humanities & the Arts will be reviewed by an appointed committee of senior faculty members. The dean will make the final selection based on the recommendation of this committee. The selection committee and the dean evaluate all candidates with a view to rewarding exceptional professional achievement, especially in the areas of scholarship or creative activity and teaching.

In the fall semester of the recipient’s year as Stuart Z. Katz Professor in the Humanities & the Arts, he or she will deliver a plenary lecture on a subject addressing his or her research and creative activity, with a focus on project(s) undertaken during the academic year of appointment.

 

Submit application materials HERE.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 5:00 pm APRIL 12, 2018.


 

Stuart Z. Katz Professors in the Humanities & the Arts

2017-2018  -  Professor Michael Holober, Department of Music