Lecturer of Photography - McIntire Department of Art

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Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-04-19
Req: R0005056

The McIntire Department of Art in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia seeks a contemporary fine artist specializing in photography for a one-year position as a Lecturer of Art.  This full-time position will be based in the Studio Art Program.

We seek an experienced instructor whose primary practice includes black and white dark room skills, analog and digital color photography using the most current digital editing tools, and view camera teaching experience. The successful applicant’s knowledge of current and emerging trends, as well as industry experience outside the academic setting, will complement and support the department’s other fine arts concentrations that include painting, printmaking, sculpture, new media and cinematography. A Master's degree in a relevant field is required, with preference given to applicants with a relevant terminal degree (MFA). Candidates must also have an established exhibition history and evidence of current and ongoing creative practice. Two years minimum teaching experience beyond the T.A. and an exhibition record that reflects commitment and continued involvement is required. Preference will be given to applicants that demonstrate creative problem-solving and critical discourse.

The Art Department at UVA is focused on undergraduate studio art education within a liberal arts college. Qualified candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching and at least two years of college-level teaching experience beyond graduate school within an undergraduate liberal arts context.  Preferred qualifications include proven commitments to the enhancement of curricula, the mentorship of students, and the growth and success of an undergraduate Art program.


Please apply at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs (or through Workday for internal applicants). Complete an application online and attach the documents listed below. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded to the application under the CV/Resume section.

  • Cover letter of interest describing current creative practice and teaching experience
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Link to an online portfolio of representative personal creative work
  • Contact information for three references

Review of applications will begin May 9, 2019. The application deadline is midnight (EST) on May 30, 2019. The appointment begins in Fall 2019, with an anticipated start date in August.

Questions regarding the application process in should be directed to: Savanna Galambos, Senior Faculty Search Advisor, at [email protected] 

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The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 4/22/2019
Application Due: 7/25/2019
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