Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Painting (Digital Practice Preferred)

POSTED BY: Dawn Nye | Sat Dec 3rd, 2011 12:48 p.m.
LOCATION: University of Maine Farmington

Art (Painting). The Department of Sound, Performance, and Visual Inquiry, a small, dynamic, interdisciplinary program, invites applications for an Assistant Professor position. We seek a painter to teach contemporary approaches to painting at all levels to both art majors and general education students. We are interested in artists with a deep understanding of painting in the context of its contemporary theoretical dialogue, and a desire to expand the dialogue into other areas of the arts and across campus. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to build a new painting curriculum that incorporates conceptual depth in at least one area of new/interactive painting practice. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in interactive media, digital processing, and/or programming. Candidates should have a record of artistic accomplishment, an MFA (in hand or expected by May, 2012) and college-level teaching experience. Applications should include a cover letter, 3 letters of reference, CV, digital portfolio, student work (if available) and statement of teaching philosophy. Send all materials to Dawn Nye and Sarah Maline, Co-Chairs, Painting Search Committee, Department of Sound, Performance, and Visual Inquiry, UMF, 224 Main Street, Farmington, ME 04938. The postmark deadline for applications will be January 15, 2012.


University of Maine Farmington
224 Main Street
Farmington, Maine 04938
United States of America