The Studio Arts program at Bard College invites applications for a 2/3 time position in Extended Media starting in fall 2015, pending approval. The term of the appointment is three years with a possible two year renewal.
Candidates must have an MFA, a minimum of three years college teaching experience, and an active and strong exhibition record. The candidate should have experience teaching Extended Media to undergraduates at all levels from introductory to intermediate to advanced. The candidate's studio practice and teaching should include some combination of the following: digital media, performance, sculpture, video installation, and web-based technologies. We encourage candidates who are deeply rooted in practices of hands-on DIY making, whose knowledge and practice will inspire and engage students to build new skills with confidence and to work to attain fluency in both material and digital languages. We encourage candidates who are committed to a strong arts education within a rigorous liberal arts environment. The successful candidate will also play an active role in advising students, contributing energy and ideas to the enhancement of the studio arts program, and to possible cross-disciplinary collaborations. The 22,000 square feet of combined facilities of the Studio Arts program at Bard include shops, a computer lab, classrooms, and generous exhibition spaces
Your online application should consist of the following submitted to Interfolio by Committee: http://apply.interfolio.com/25358: a cover letter with a brief statement of your thoughts on the role of the visual arts in a liberal arts curriculum; up to 20 images of your work, and/or time based documentation under ten minutes in length with websites linked (provide a URL for a website if you are unable to upload this to Interfolio) an annotated list describing year, size, media, and methodology of work presented; three references with contact information; your resume. All written documents should be uploaded as pdf files.
All visual files should be in jpeg or .mp4 or .mov format. Deadline for submission is January 15, 2015.
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity.