Assistant Professor in the Arts

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Assistant Professor in the Arts

Location:
Clinton, NY 13323
Open Date:
Sep 30, 2019
Description:

The Arts Departments (Art, Dance and Movement Studies, Music, and Theatre) at Hamilton College invite applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2020. We seek a practicing artist with expertise in interactive media, and/or integrated media, and/or performance and technology to teach courses that would mostly be cross-listed in two or more Arts departments and would contribute to the Digital Arts interdisciplinary program. In particular, we are seeking candidates whose work is inherently interdisciplinary and who can help foster collaboration among Arts faculty through digital artistic practice and pedagogy, contribute to interdisciplinary study in the arts, and help provide our students with foundational skills in the digital arts. This position is part of Hamilton College’s goal of hiring a cluster of additional faculty for the strategic Digital Hamilton initiative.


Qualifications:

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. An MFA or PhD or DMA in an appropriate field is required and candidates should demonstrate an active creative practice and research agenda. The expertise of the individual we hire will determine the department the new hire will join. The teaching load for this position is four courses during the first year and five courses thereafter and requires institutional service including academic advising of undergraduate students after the first year.

For additional information about our current programs, please visit our department and digital art websites at:

https://www.hamilton.edu/academics/departments/Home?dept=Art

https://www.hamilton.edu/academics/departments/Home?dept=Dance

https://www.hamilton.edu/academics/departments/Home?dept=Digital%20Arts

https://www.hamilton.edu/academics/departments/Home?dept=Music

https://academics.hamilton.edu/music

https://my.hamilton.edu/academics/departments/Home?dept=Theatre


Application Instructions:

Candidates should submit their vita, statements of teaching and research experience/interests, links to online videos if applicable, the names and contact information for three references, and an application cover letter addressed to Rob Hopkins, Search Committee Chair via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/69336. Questions regarding the search may be directed to Rob Hopkins at [email protected] Applications will begin to be considered on November 1, 2019 and the position will remain open until filled.

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/faculty-development/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton 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.

 

 

 

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Posted: 10/2/2019
Application Due: 12/1/2019
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