ANNOUNCEMENT OF PHOTOGRAPHY POSITION
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN VISUAL ART (Tenure Track)
Department of Visual Art
Position: Brown University Department of Visual Art seeks an Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) to teach digital photography.
The range of courses must address black and white and color photography with emphasis on digital applications. Candidates must demonstrate proficiency in all areas of Photoshop and other related digital applications including knowledge of professional quality large-format inkjet printers, CIS systems, inks, and be able to maintain these systems. Knowledge of raster image processors and software a plus. Candidates must also be able to teach darkroom techniques if needed.
In addition to conducting research the successful candidate will contribute to the undergraduate curriculum and fulfill normal service duties appropriate to the position.
Requirements: Applicants must have a strong visual art/humanities background with an abiding interest in new technologies. An extensive knowledge of current issues in contemporary photography is required. Candidates must have completed an MFA degree, preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience at the college level beyond graduate school, candidates should be able to teach digital and analog photography techniques and visual art foundations. Candidates should have a national exhibition record.
Starting Date: Appointment to begin July 1, 2011.
Application Procedure: Submit a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabus, 3 letters of reference, and a portfolio of your work on CD. Portfolios should consist of 20 images (jpeg format, 72 dpi, 800 x 800 pixels maximum size, numbered in viewing order) to be viewed individually or in PowerPoint. Supplemental material may be posted online, include a web address if needed. All media files and web sites must be viewable from a Mac platform. Please include a SASE for return of materials.
Photo Search Committee
Visual Art Department
Box 1861/64 College Street
Providence, RI 02912-1861
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Deadline: For consideration, submissions will be accepted beginning October 15, 2010 and continue until position is filled.
Brown University is an AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply