KRAUS VISITING FACULTY POSITION IN ELECTRONIC & TIME-BASED MEDIA: One semester residency Spring 2012
The Kraus Visiting Professorship is made possible through the generous support of Jill Gansman Kraus and Peter Kraus.
DEADLINE: All applications should be postmarked by Monday March 14, 2011
The School of Art (SOA) at Carnegie Mellon University is announcing a
one-semester visiting professorship in our Electronic and Time-Based art
area. We are seeking a dynamic individual working in technology-based
art with experience in one or more of the following areas: animation,
video, robotics, computational art, programming for internet based
interactive and/or virtual environments, interactive audio, performance,
artificial life or biotechnology. Expertise and experience in other
media is also welcome, along with conceptual strengths, and a
multidisciplinary orientation. The Kraus Visiting Professor will teach
one class, maintain a visible studio practice and present a lecture in
the School of Art lecture series. A private studio will be provided,
along with access to SOA facilities.
Qualifications: A versatile, strongly committed artist with a
background in electronic and/or time-based arts and a significant
exhibition record. Advanced Degree or equivalent. University level
teaching experience beyond teaching assistantships is desirable. The
Eberly Center can provide on campus pedagogical help and advice.
Carnegie Mellon is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunities employer
committed to diversity.
Application To Include:
• Letter of application with teaching philosophy and artist statement
• Curriculum Vitae
• Proposal for a junior/senior level class in electronic and/or time-based media
• Names/email addresses/telephone numbers of 3 references (no recommendation letters)
• Documentation of artwork. Submit up to 20 examples of work documented
on CD/DVD or website. Please include a printed list of works detailing:
title, media, year etc.
• Documentation of time-based or interactive work should include
navigation instructions, if applicable, and should not exceed 20 minutes
total viewing time. Please use a permanent felt-tipped marker to label
discs, rather than adhesive labels, which may cause problems in
slot-loading CD/DVD Drives. Computer-based work is viewed on Mac OS X systems unless otherwise noted.
• Please enclose self-addressed stamped envelope for return of materials (if needed).
Kraus Visiting Professor Search
School of Art, College of Fine Arts, CFA 300
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15213-3890