Assistant Professor of Art (Photography) - Fall 2017

Dahlonega, GA
Jan 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor of Art (Photography) - Fall 2017

Position Number: 53070431

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Dahlonega

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure track position of Assistant Professor in Photography within the Department of Visual Arts to begin work in August 2017.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • The course load is three classes per semester. Subjects to be taught will include digital and film photography at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels, studio photography, commercial photography, non-silver alternative processes, color photography, photojournalism, portfolio development, the history of photography, and printing.
  • Candidates should exhibit interest in integrating emerging technologies into the existing curriculum and be willing to contribute to curriculum development in the department.
  • Other duties will include sharing lab maintenance with existing photography faculty.
  • Teaching duties will require commuting between the Dahlonega and Gainesville campuses.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Candidates should hold an MFA degree in Photography with a minimum of 18 semester (27 quarter) hours of graduate course work in Photography, ideally with two or more years of teaching experience (but not less than one).
  • Candidates should have a successful record of professional activity and research in their field, and the ability to teach undergraduate courses in digital and traditional photography.
  • A strong understanding of Adobe Creative Suite and related imaging software is imperative.
  • At least one year of university-level teaching experience required

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at

Applicants must include web addresses or hyperlinks to their portfolios, as well as examples of student works. These can be included either in the cover letter, or as part of the CV along with contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.


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