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Visiting Assistant Professor Teaching Opportunity

  • Deadline:
    May 12, 2003, 12:24 p.m.

Digital Artist
Visiting Assistant Professor

Stetson University invites applications for a one-year faculty position
in support of its interdisciplinary Digital Arts program that includes
art, music and computer science. The person selected for this position
will be eligible to apply for a tenure-track position, beginning
2004-2005. The position requires strong digital media and imaging
skills, a thorough grounding in traditional media, and an active
engagement with art theory & criticism. Ideally, experience in digital
video and computer-based interactive installation work is preferred.
The candidate should have an MFA and an active exhibition record, as
well as practical technical skills applicable to our Macintosh-based
teaching environment. The teaching load is three courses per semester,
typically two in Digital Arts and one in Art. Applicants must be
committed to working in an interdisciplinary environment, integrating
digital media into a fine arts department and working with
undergraduates in a multidisciplinary program in a liberal arts
college. The starting date for the appointment is August 2003.

Stetson University (http://www.stetson.edu) is a selective,
comprehensive, private university with about 2,100 students, located in
DeLand, Florida, between Daytona Beach and Orlando. Stetson University,
an equal opportunity employer, affirms the values and goals of diversity
and strongly encourages applications from women and groups historically
underrepresented in higher education.

Applicants should send a cover letter that includes philosophy of
teaching in a liberal arts environment, a curriculum vita, three letters
of recommendation (at least one of which should include an evaluation of
teaching ability), and samples of work to:

Digital Arts Search Committee
Dan Gunderson, Chair
Box 8252
Stetson University
421 N. Woodland Blvd.
DeLand, FL 32723

Screening will begin on May 12th and will continue until the position is