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Assistant Professor - Photo/Digital


Deadline:
Sun Dec 02, 2007 23:04

Location:
United States of America

University of Houston
School of Art

Full Time - Academic - Assistant Professor - Photo/Digital

The University of Houston School of Art invites applicants for an Assistant Professor tenure track position in the Photography/Digital Media program to begin the Fall, 2008. While this position will stress expertise in the chemical, or "wet" processes, competence in digital processes (capture, manipulation and printing) is also a requirement. We are searching for someone with mastery of B&W and color processes who will teach photography that is a social and/or poetic statement. Applicants should have a thorough knowledge of the history and theory of photography. Administration of lab facilities is a component of the position. The ideal candidate will be an active artist, someone who can teach a wide range of processes to students in the undergraduate program, and who also can provide intellectual leadership and vision in the development and coordination of a vibrant interdisciplinary graduate program.

An MFA and two years teaching experience are required. Candidates must have a substantial record of accomplishment in the field, as demonstrated by gallery and museum exhibitions, publications and other activities.

How to Apply:
Whether you apply online or by mail, you must submit the following documents, in the designated formats:
Text Documents - all text documents submitted online must be either PDF or Word documents: text documents submitted by mail can be included on CD/DVD, but must also be printed.
· Letter of Interest- include your artist statement and teaching philosophy.
· CV/Resume- include contact information for three professional references.
· Image List/Description of Work-include “thumbnail” pictures which should be numbered to correspond to work examples, with short descriptions.
Visual Support Documents -
· Online Application- up to 20 examples of your own work and up to 10 examples of student work. Titles should begin with a number (01, 02, 03, etc) so that they are viewed in order, and correspond to “Image List/Description of Work” document.
· Mail-in Application- up to 20 examples of your own work and up to 10 examples of student work on a CD or DVD. Titles should begin with a number (01, 02, 03, etc) so that they are viewed in order, and correspond to “Image List/Description of Work” document.
o Images should be in a folder labeled “(YourLastName)Images”. Images should be no larger than 1024x768 pixels and may be in TIF, JPG or PDF format, optimized for Macintosh.
o Video should be in a folder labeled “(YourLastName)Video”. Videos should be less than 2 minutes each and be in QuickTime format, viewable by Macintosh.

Online Applications, go to: www.art.uh.edu/faculty/employment
Mail Applications to:
School of Art, University of Houston
Attn: Pat Deeves
100 Fine Arts Building
Houston, TX 77204-4019
No applications by email. Inquiries may be directed to pdeeves@uh.edu or call 713.743.0936. The priority deadline is January 3, 2008; however, applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.