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Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Studio Art: Photography
The Department of Art and Art History in the College of Arts and Sciences seeks a tenure track Assistant Professor in Studio Art, with a start date of August 15, 2007, to teach beginning to advanced fine art photography, foundations of media art, digital imaging, and interdisciplinary senior thesis in studio art. Candidate must hold an MFA in photography, have teaching experience at the undergraduate level, and have a significant exhibition record. They should have expertise in traditional darkroom processes, digital imaging, and non-linear media editing on the Mac platform, as well as a strong background in contemporary art and visual culture.
Applicants should include a cover letter highlighting creative activity and teaching strengths relevant to the position; CV; statement of teaching philosophy; 20 images of applicant’s current artwork on a CD, with accompanying artist’s statement; 20 images of student work on a CD; and three letters of recommendation.
Applications must be received by January 12, 2007. Send to Professor Andrea Eis, Chair, Department of Art and Art History, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309-4401. Preliminary interviews will be held at the College Art Association National Conference in New York City, February 2007.
The Department of Art and Art History
The Department of Art and Art History offers undergraduate majors in art history, studio art and studio art with a K-12 art education certification. The department includes the Oakland University Art Gallery, which presents changing exhibitions featuring both regional and international contemporary artists, historical art, and student thesis exhibitions. Visit our website at http://www.oakland.edu/art-history.
Oakland University offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including University contribution to TIAA/CREF, and medical and dental insurance.
The College of Arts and Sciences
The College of Arts and Sciences offers undergraduate majors in the arts, humanities, languages, literature, laboratory and mathematical sciences, and the social sciences, including women’s studies. The college has 3300 undergraduate students, and 220 graduate students in masters and Ph.D. degree programs. The college’s 200 plus full-time faculty have an outstanding record of achievement in research, scholarship and creative endeavors and earn over $2 million annually from external sources.
Oakland University is one of the 15 state-supported universities of Michigan. With over 16,000 students, it offers a wide range of majors in the College of Arts and Sciences, and in the Schools of Business Administration, Education and Human Services, Engineering and Computer Science, Health Sciences, and Nursing. See our web page at www.oakland.edu.
Rochester, Michigan is located twenty-five miles north of downtown Detroit in Oakland County. With a population of 75,000 residents and the characteristics of a small town, Rochester provides an excellent family environment. The Detroit metropolitan area has a population of over 3,000,000 residents and offers a wide diversity of cultural, sports, and entertainment activities.
Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.