A&S_ART_Assistant Professor in Photography/Digital Imaging

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Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-09-23
Req: R100034928
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The University of Miami (UM) is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

The Department of Art and Art History, College of Arts and Sciences, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Photography and Digital Imaging. The candidate will primarily teach Digital Photography to undergraduate and graduate students, and be the area head for Electronic Media, which includes Digital Imaging, Graphic Design, Illustration, and Multimedia.

Interaction with students from other media areas is encouraged. We are seeking candidates who will actively contribute to the Department and University through quality and quantity of their research and practice while also maintaining active participation in our richly diverse community of students, staff, and faculty.

Qualifications: MFA required; two years teaching experience beyond graduate school preferred. We are seeking a candidate with a distinguished and active exhibition record as a photographer with additional expertise in video. The candidate is required to have expertise in Adobe Creative Suite software and digital printing in a MacIntosh environment.

Salary will be determined by the candidate's experience and qualifications. The Faculty appointment date will be effective August 15, 2020. The application deadline is November 15th or until filled.

To successfully apply to this position, you MUST upload all support materials as listed below. Note: If you miss this step, you will not be able to go back into the application to upload your pdf document.

Please combine the following into ONE pdf document and upload to your application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of Application / Statement on Teaching / Artist Statement
  • The names and contact information for three potential references (no letters are required at this time)
  • A link to a website where we can view 20 images of your current creative work and 20 samples of student work

For more information contact regarding the position, please contact, Prof. Lise Drost, Photography/Digital Imaging Search Chair at l.drost@miami.edu or call (305) 284 2542.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.




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Posted: 9/24/2019
Application Due: 12/23/2019
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