Visiting Assistant Professor of Art (Photography)
Position Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Art (Photography)
Rank Visiting Assistant Professor
FLSA status Exempt
Commensurate with education and experience.
Position Type Interim Full Time
College College of Fine Arts & Mass Communication
Department Dept of Art
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job
The Art Department of Sam Houston State University invites applicants for a one-year renewable contract to teach Photography and Digital Media beginning Fall 2018.
We are seeking an artist with the ability to teach photographic concepts and techniques using digital media through an online platform. The one-year renewable appointment requires teaching 3 online courses per semester in Photographic Concepts and Digital Photography for majors and non-majors, attendance at monthly department faculty meetings, and face to face meetings with students during scheduled office hours.
Educational Requirements for the Position
MFA in Photography or related field.
Experience Required for the Position
Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is strongly preferred. Professional experience is also an asset.
Other Requirements for the Position
The successful candidate should be familiar with the history of photography as well as critical issues and theories in contemporary photography, be proficient in the use of photo editing software, digital and film slr cameras, and be able to develop courses and teach using Blackboard and Lynda.com.
Special Instructions Summary
Applicants should submit the following in PDF:
• cover letter
• a detailed CV
• statement of teaching philosophy
• statement of research (artist’s statement)
• names and contact information of three references
• samples of personal work *
• samples of student work *
*for time-based media work examples, please provide URLs for each specific project within the PDF document.
Review of materials will begin on: March 1, 2018.