School of Art and Visual Studies at the University of Kentucky -Position
Lecturer in Art Studio Foundations: Digital Media
The School of Art and Visual Studies at the University of Kentucky invites
applicants for lecturers in Art Studio Foundations, Digital Media
specialists (non-tenure track, nine-month appointment) to begin fall 2012
academic year. Initial appointment entails a one-year contract with
possibility of renewal subject to budget approval.
Duties: A successful candidate will join a team of dedicated individuals
who develop and teach an introductory class in digital art and literacy,
consisting of both lecture and hands-on studio components. The course is
taught to both majors and non-majors and is a part of the Foundations year
curriculum and the University’s new General Education program. The primary
job duties of faculty in the Lecturer series are teaching (75% assignment,
the equivalent of 3 courses per semester) and service (25%) that benefits
the academic and professional life of theSchool of Art and Visual Studies
at the University of Kentucky. Service may include duties related to the
Foundations Program, advising, studio maintenance, organization of shows
and exhibits involving primarily undergraduates, assessment, and other
assignments determined by the Chair.
Qualifications: MFA or PhD in hand by the beginning of academic
appointment, two years of teaching experience highly desirable, advance
knowledge of 2D and video software packages, as well as understanding of
major trends in contemporary art is essential.
Application Deadline: July 6, 2012. Open until filled.
Please send cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, portfolio of
your work (DVD/CD, no more than 20 images,
JPEG, maximum 1500 pixels in any dimension, with Image List, no
PowerPoint; 6 minutes of video max on playable
DVD ) and student work (DVD/CD, 20 images, JPEG, maximum 1500 pixels in
any dimension, with Image List, 10 minutes of video max, DVD with menus or Quicktime format) to:
Intermedia Lecturer Search Committee Chair
School of Art and Visual Studies
University of Kentucky
207 Fine Arts Bldg.
Lexington, KY 40506-0022
No materials will be returned. Please include contact information for 3
The University of Kentucky is an affirmative action/equal opportunity
employer that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty
and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student