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Visiting Faculty / Senior Lecturer

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    April 12, 2008, 12:36 p.m.
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Position: Visiting Faculty / Senior Lecturer 1-Year Sabbatical Replacement Art & Technology Area
Department of Art, The Ohio State University
Salary: $30,000 with benefits.
Application Deadline: May 8th, 2008
Start Date: Fall Quarter (September 22) 2008
Web Site: http://artandtech.osu.edu

Visiting Faculty /Senior Lecturer in Art & Technology
The Art and Technology Area in The Ohio State University’s Department of Art is searching for a Visiting Faculty/Senior Lecturer for the 2008 -2009 school year. The ideal candidate has one to three years of teaching experience and a specialty in Art & Technology. Courses taught would include two of the following, net art, moving image, video, 3D modeling, animation, kinetics/electronics, sound and or digital imaging. Faculty teach a total of 5 courses a year spread over 3 consecutive quarters.

The Visiting Faculty will work closely with the Department of Art faculty, undergraduate, and graduate students and participate in advising each quarter as well as help mount the quarterly Art & Technology exhibitions. The visiting Faculty is encouraged to utilize the vast resources available at OSU. This appointment will include 24-hour access to studio space in the Art & Technology area, as well as borrowing privileges from the campus libraries and media equipment from classroom services.

The Visiting Faculty will participate in a group exhibition during fall quarter hosted by the Department of Art Gallery in Hopkins Hall or in the new Urban Arts Space in downtown Columbus, and a public speaking presentation.

Art & Technology is an interdisciplinary studio arts program in computer mediated art, which includes interactive and electronic objects and environments, multimedia, digital video, experimental 3D computer sculpture, experimental animation, locative media, art & biology, digital imaging, rapid prototyping, holography, net art, installation, sound, emerging forms and new genres. Degrees offered are a 2-year MFA, a 4-year BFA and an undergraduate Minor in Studio Art.

Minimum Qualifications:

Eligibility is firmly contingent upon those who are practicing fine artists, have completed their MFA degree and can teach in the area of Art & Technology. Applications from international candidates will be considered. Must be able to teach for all three quarters.

There is no application form, instead, submit the following materials:

-Visual documentation of work; DVD, VHS (NTSC formatted) and/or a URL.
- Artist statement
- Statement of intent
- Resume / CV
- Sample syllabi of courses taught
- Examples of student work
- Three professional references and contact information
- Include a stamped, self-addressed envelope, if you want your materials returned

For full consideration, materials must arrive by May 8th, 2008. An incomplete application may exclude the applicant from consideration. Sufficient postage must be included in order to guarantee return of materials submitted. Mail all applications to:

Visiting Faculty/Senior Lecturer- Art & Technology
The Ohio State University Department of Art
146 Hopkins Hall
128 North Oval Mall
Columbus, Ohio 43210

The Ohio State University:
Is one of the nation's largest, most comprehensive universities. The Columbus campus enrolls approximately 58,000 students, 3,600 of whom are international students representing more than 100 countries. Ohio State offers approximately 11,700 courses in over one hundred departments, including graduate programs in virtually every profession.

City Of Columbus:
The largest city and capital of Ohio, is thriving with business, art, music, and sports. The Columbus Region is home to 20 theatre companies, 102 art galleries, and 18 museums. We have more park space per capita than any other U.S. City. We have a world-class symphony, ballet, and opera, and all sorts of diverse festivals and cultural events. For sports fans, we have NHL Hockey, Major League Soccer, a PGA Tour Event, a beloved minor-league baseball team, and of course, Ohio State athletics. We have great restaurants, amazing shopping, unique cultural districts, and an energizing nightlife.

Art & Technology:
Has a long tradition at Ohio State, evolving from the Expanded Arts to Media Art and our current Art & Technology. The Art & Technology area is committed to a continuous exploration and redefinition of what it means to use advanced technology in the arts.

Part of the strength of our program comes from being part of a very large university community; we encourage cross-fertilization not only with other areas in the Department of Art, but also with areas outside the department.

Art & Technology Area Facilities:

The Fergus-Gilmore Computer Studio provides special capabilities for exploration into digital imaging, video, large format printing, 3D modeling, animation, sound and multimedia.
The New Media Robotics laboratory allows development of interactive microprocessor and computer-based control for robotic sculpture, interactive video and environments.

The Dimensional Imaging Research Lab (DIRL) provides students with the ability to work with the ZCorp. 510 a color rapid prototyping system. Through DIRL affiliation with Ceramics and Architecture students may have access to a 910 Konica-Minolta Scanner 3D scanner, a Techno Isel CNC Router, a shop bot, laser cutters and a Stratasys Vantage i 3D printer for printing 3D files.

The New Media Workshop has a mill/lathe and metal and woodworking tools for working with a variety of material processes.

Our Holography Laboratories, administered by Art and Technology and the Physics Department, provides access to holographic imaging and experimentation with light.

Affiliated Facilities:
The Sherman Art Studios provide access to glass blowing and metal casting as well as full fabrication in wood and metal. The Art Department woodshop has a full selection of woodworking equipment/tools.

The Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design (ACCAD) provides additional computing and research possibilities for Art and Technology graduate students.

The Wexner Center for the Arts provides an ever-changing array of international contemporary art exhibitions, as well as an active film and visiting artists program open to the community. Ann Hamilton and Michael Mercil regularly teach a seminar session in the Department of Art and also oversee an acclaimed visiting artists and scholars program.

OSU Art & Technology Faculty

Ken Rinaldo
Associate Professor
MFA, San Francisco State University
BA, Communications University California Santa Barbara, California
AS: Computer Science, Canada College California

Amy Youngs
Associate Professor
MFA The Art Institute of Chicago Art & Technology
BA San Francisco State University

Harris Kagan
Physics Professor
Ph.D. Minnesota
B.S. Stony Brook

Dan Shellenbarger
Senior Lecturer in Video Art
MFA The Ohio State University Art & Technology

Scot Kaplan

Assistant Professor of Art,
Art & Tech at the Marion Campus


Bruce May 4 2008 02:09Reply

$ 30,000 a year ? Is this an ad from 1975 or is this simply an insult ?

MANIK May 4 2008 14:28Reply

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