ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN PHOTOGRAPHY
JOB NO.: 92482-FA
Work Type: Faculty-Full Time
Categories: Instructional, Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Faculty
Position Vacancy ID: 92482-FA
Working Title: Assistant Professor in Photography
Official Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN)
Hiring Department: A171000-SCHOOL OF EDUCATION/ART
Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 20, 2018
Minimum $60,000 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Candidates must hold a MFA degree in Art with a specialization in photography or equivalent experience.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
The University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks candidates with distinguished exhibition and professional achievements. They must have the ability to engage with a multidisciplinary Art Department is a significant aspect of the position. Applicants should demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching comprehensive understanding of historical and contemporary art /photography theory and practice. College level teaching preferred but not required.
Candidates with new or anticipated MFA degrees will have research under way that possesses results through exhibitions or publications, and will have presentation skills that suggest future excellence in teaching.
The University of Wisconsin Art Department is nationally ranked #15 in Overall Fine Arts Program and #1 in Printmaking from the U.S. News and World Report. The current student population for the department is 200 Undergraduates, 60 Graduates, and 250 Certificate students. The Art Department is committed to teaching art in the context of a major research university and a vibrant intellectual community. Its mission is based on the premise that art is the nexus of all the humanities and that creative expression in the visual arts has provided some of the most enduring contributions to society and culture. The Art Department strives to provide both a fertile and challenging environment for aesthetic and critical engagement, and the technical skills necessary for the practice of art in the changing landscape of the twenty-first century. It encourages innovation and cross-disciplinary activity, and believes that students should utilize the vast academic resources of the university to inform and deepen their artistic vision.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and student body; therefore we encourage applicants from women and men of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. Candidates who can contribute to these goals are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in these areas.
Instructions to applicants:
To apply for the position, upload one complete document containing the following: a curriculum vitae, cover letter describing the candidate's teaching, interests, research experience, and qualifications which include ideas about teaching diversity and inclusion in your classroom and curriculum, a sample course syllabus, 20 images of student work, 20 images of the applicant's work with corresponding descriptions (including name, title and date), a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references. The first round of interviews will be conducted at the 2018 CAA Conference or via Skype.
The deadline for assuring full consideration is December 29, 2017, however, this position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
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Advertised: Nov 13 2017 Central Standard Time