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Assistant Professor of Photography

Mon Jan 20, 2014 12:00

Lexington, Kentucky
United States of America

The School of Art and Visual Studies at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in photography at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2014. Applicants should demonstrate a high level of commitment to their artistic practice through a developing and established exhibition record that indicates a strong engagement with photography. They should be capable of inspired teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Proficiency in both digital and film-based photographic technologies is required. Candidates should have a thorough knowledge of the history and theory of photography as well as an ability to engage students in contemporary critical discourses associated with art making.

The successful candidate will teach two courses per semester and work independently with advanced undergraduate and graduate students. Additional responsibilities include: serving on committees for both BFA and MFA students working in a variety of media; helping to operate and maintain the photography area (both digital labs and darkrooms); and assisting with curriculum and program development. Candidates will also be expected to provide appropriate service to the department, college, university and community.

Qualified applicants must have completed an MFA by August 2014. Preference may be given to applicants with teaching experience beyond the graduate level (two-years of post-graduate teaching experience is desirable).

Please include in one combined PDF file no larger than 10mb, saved as LastnameFirstname.pdf

●A cover letter addressing your qualifications specific to this job description
●Statement of creative research
●Statement of teaching philosophy
●Contact information for three references (email and phone number)
●20 images of your recent work including a list identifying images by title, date, media, and dimensions
●20 images of student work with dates and descriptions of the assignments they reflect

Send PDF file and any questions to:

For more information about our program please go to

Applications received by January 20, 2014 are assured full consideration, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Please indicate availability for interviews at SPE in Baltimore.

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and women. If offered a position, you will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and a pre-employment national background check as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources.

About University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky is a public, research-extensive, land grant university dedicated to enriching people's lives through excellence in teaching, research, and service. The University of Kentucky facilitates learning, informed by scholarship and research; expands knowledge through research, scholarship and creative activity; and serves a global community by disseminating, sharing and applying knowledge.

Contact Information: Professor Ruth Adams


Lecturer in Art Studio Foundations: Digital Media

Fri Jul 06, 2012 21:25

Lexington, Kentucky
United States of America

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.

Application Procedure:
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
professional references.

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


call for work--Idea Fest--Mersive Tech

Fri Aug 25, 2006 00:00

Call for work:

Mersive Technologies is building the highest resolution, seamless display ever seen by the public. The display is composed of 80 digital light projectors blended into a seamless image containing 60 million pixels. These pixels will be packed into a display that is 27 feet across and 15 feet tall. The resulting 160,000 lumens of brightness will be seen for many city blocks in the heart of downtown Louisville, Kentucky as part of the 4-day International Idea Festival (

The display will showcase media from artists and content creators across many domains including science, engineering, medicine, gaming, entertainment, and art. We are looking for media that can take advantage of this increased resolution as well as the public nature of the project. Works selected will reflect both technical and conceptual possibilities presented by the future of high-resolution displays.

Content will be edited into a continuous video loop that will display contributions throughout the 4-day event from 8am to 10pm. Accepted contributors will retain the copyright to their material and will receive acknowledgment on the display, on a printed schedule at the event, and at Mersive's website. All electronically contributed content will be deleted at the end of the event.

Registration as Content Provider: August 31, 2006
Receipt of Media via Mail : Sept. 15, 2006

For Submission procedures please visit: