MEDIA ARTIST UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO - Visual Arts Department
Assistant Professor, tenure-track, to Associate Professor, tenured, beginning July 1, 2008. Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and based upon UC pay scales. We seek an artist with a significant exhibition record whose work exhibits an in-depth understanding of film, video, and/or installation practice and its relationship to contemporary art and media discourses. UCSD is a research university that actively promotes and supports creative work in media within a broadly interdisciplinary arts department that includes studio, computing, art history, theory and criticism. Teaching will include both graduate seminars and undergraduate courses, large and small. The candidate will actively participate in the ongoing development of curriculum and facilities. MFA or equivalency and teaching experience required. Applicants are welcome to include in their cover letters a personal statement summarizing teaching experience and leadership efforts and/or contributions to diversity Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three references (do not send letters of recommendation and/or placement files) and evidence of work in the field. This evidence may be in the form of slides, tapes, discs, publications and/or public lectures and should be accompanied by return mailer and postage. Media Search Committee (Position #M-08) University of California, San Diego Visual Arts Department Mandeville Center (0327) 9500 Gilman Drive La Jolla, California 92093-0327 All applications received by January 25, 2008, or thereafter until position is filled, will receive thorough consideration. Please reference position #M-08 on all correspondence. UCSD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff. Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986).