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Assistant Professor of Photography/Video

  • Deadline:
    Feb. 1, 2013, midnight
  • Location:
    Florida State University,

Call for Applications

Assistant Professor of Photography/Video – tenure -track
Florida State University, Department of Art

The Department of Art at the Florida State University (FSU) seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor in Photography /Video. This is a tenure-track position with a 3/2 teaching load that begins August 2013.

QUALIFICATIONS: MFA or equivalent in the visual arts, an emerging or established recognition in the field of photography, with additional skills in contemporary video art, a clear record of excellence in teaching and strong communication skills, and an understanding of a wide array of curricular and artistic methodologies.

Candidates will have a commitment to sustained investigation of intellectual issues in contemporary art, with primary artistic research in photography and video art. Ideal candidates will be comfortable working across disciplines and encompassing broader approaches to art practice and teaching.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The candidate will have responsibilities in research/creative activity, teaching and service. Teaching includes introductory and advanced graduate and undergraduate courses that address concepts and practices in both photography and video.

DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAMS: The Department of Art offers undergraduate programs (BA, BFA) in Studio Art, and a 3-year MFA program in Studio Art. Our programs encourage interdisciplinary freedom through a wide range of emerging and traditional art practices, while also offering concentrations in digital media, painting and drawing, photography, printmaking, photographic and artist books, ceramics and sculpture. Both BFA and MFA programs provide students large personal studios and exhibition spaces.

FSU is a public, fully accredited, coeducational research institution with the Carnegie Foundation's highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, with strong support for faculty research and exhibition and is committed to fostering an academic community of excellence. Faculty grants offer up to $20,000 to first-year faculty. Collaboration amongst faculty and across departments is highly encouraged through grants and special facilities like our facility for Fine Arts Research (FAR) and other cross-department specialized facilities.

Salary and benefits competitive.

To apply: Send the following on CD or DVD (JPG, PDF, PNG, or MOV formats only):
Cover letter with contact information, CV, artist statement, teaching statement, 20 images/videos (< 3:00 min each or approx. 1024x768 JPG) of recent work with list of image titles and media, 20 images of student work, relevant syllabi of courses you have taught, names and contact information for 3 references.

Send materials to:
Photography Search Committee
FSU Department of Art/ 220 FAB,
530 West Call Street, Tallahassee FL 32306-1150.

Applicants must also go to https://jobs.fsu.edu to complete an on-line application. The e-Recruit Job Opening number is 34917

Consideration of applications begins December 15, 2012.

The Florida State University is an equal employment opportunity employer and educational provider committed to a policy of non-discrimination.