Visiting Assistant Professor of Art (Drawing and Animation)
The Art Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a one-year replacement, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art in Drawing and Animation. MFA or equivalent and a minimum of two years teaching experience at the college level required. Demonstrated interest in contributing to a contemporary interdisciplinary setting with an increasingly diverse student body is desirable. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College’s goal of building a diverse educational environment. Responsibilities include teaching five courses for the year, including three in drawing and two in animation. A working knowledge of the historical and theoretical fine art discourse surrounding drawing is expected. Ability to teach an introductory animation course that includes a combination of stop motion, hand drawn, and digitally created projects is also necessary. Must be conversant with Photoshop and Mojo (formerly Anime Studio) or similar animation software. Hamilton College offers competitive salary and benefits. The position begins on July 1, 2018, with an expectation of arriving on campus by August 15, 2018. To learn more about the Art Department at Hamilton please visit http://academics.hamilton.edu/art. All application materials are to be submitted online to https://apply.interfolio.com/49563. Each document must be submitted in PDF format: cover letter, CV, artist’s statement, teaching philosophy, and a list of three references. Place 15 images of your own work in a single PDF (not to exceed 5MB) including your name, title, medium, dimensions, and date. Please do the same with 10 student images as a single PDF. Questions may be directed to Ella Gant, Search Chair, Art Department. Interfolio recommends saving each image at 3MB, placing images into Powerpoint and saving the document as a PDF. Powerpoint will compress the file into the appropriate upload size of 5 MB or less. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or problems with your uploads. Interfolio is free for candidates. Deadline for submission is April 6, 2018. Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at www.upstatenyherc.org, as well as additional information at https://www.hamilton.edu/dof/facultydevelopment/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.