University of Dayton, Department of Visual Arts
Assistant Professor, Photography
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Required Qualifications: MFA in Photography with a broad working knowledge of analogue and digital photographic processes, demonstrated knowledge of contemporary theory and photographic history, evidence of a strong research agenda, and commitment to urban and culturally diverse communities.
Preferred Qualifications: Teaching experience beyond graduate assistant, experience mentoring and working with students from diverse backgrounds, interest in integrating emerging technologies into existing curriculum, and interest in assuming a leadership role in curriculum development.
Responsibilitiesinclude: 1) teach 3 courses a term 2) teach undergraduate photography studio and seminar courses from introduction through senior levels in analogue and digital processes, studio lighting, and lecture courses in photo history 3) work with the photo area and departmental faculty to provide academic leadership and administrative oversight 4) provide departmental service 5) maintain a strong professional research agenda; 6) advise and mentor students.
Start date: August 16, 2013.
To apply: ALL APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON HUMAN RESOURCES WEB SITE (https://jobs.udayton.edu) by January 14, 2013.
Electronic applications should include a letter expressing interest in this position describing qualifications and experience, a current curriculum vitae, transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and sample syllabi (if available). Send three letters of reference to the Photography Search Committee at the address below. In addition, applicants should provide links to an on-line portfolio of recent creative work and student work (if available), and publications (if relevant). If such materials are not available online, hard copy materials (CD/DVD's, videos, publications etc.) should be sent to:
Photography Search Committee
Department of Visual Arts
University of Dayton
300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469-2923
For more information, call the Department of Visual Arts at 937-229-3237 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Department of Visual Arts offers a BFA in art education, fine arts studio, photography, and visual communication design and a BA in art history and visual arts. We focus on the development of skills and processes, concepts and contexts, critical thinking, and professional applications. We have an outstanding record of student success in all fields within the visual arts. Visit us at: http://artssciences.udayton.edu/VisualArts/
The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.
To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. We act affirmatively to recruit and hire women, traditionally under-represented minority groups, people with disabilities and veterans.