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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN PHOTOGRAPHY

Requisition # 71602

Position Basics


Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, September 11th, 2017
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Art & Art History

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The School of Art & Art History invites applications for a position in Photography at the Assistant Professor level beginning with the 2018-19 academic year. The successful candidate will teach undergraduates and graduates in B.A., B.F.A., M.A. and M.F.A programs. Salary will be commensurate with experience.



The School of Art and Art History seeks a visual artist with a deep knowledge of photographic processes and technologies to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses. This individual will teach within the area of Media, Social Practice, and Design (MSPD) in the School of Art & Art History. MSPD is home to the disciplines of Photography, Graphic Design, and Intermedia. Studying in MSPD provides students the opportunity to develop the visual vocabulary, social responsibility, and cross-media literacies.  The candidate must have an MFA or equivalent in Photography, with emphasis on digital imaging and print production. Extensive knowledge of photo history and theory, especially with critical issues in contemporary photography and photographic pedagogy is required. The candidate will demonstrate a promising program of creative work using photography as a mode of creative expression.



The successful candidate will also be versed in hybrid intersections that include photography and sound, photography and video, and web-based photographic work. A successful record of university-level teaching is preferred.



Candidates should include a cover letter (with a url for the portfolio), current curriculum vitae.  Letters of recommendation are required as part of the application.  After you submit the information for your recommenders, the recommenders will then be prompted to submit letters of reference directly to the online application site.

Education Requirement:

MFA or equivalent in Photography, with emphasis on digital imaging and print production in hand by the start date.

Required Qualifications:

Extensive knowledge of photo history, contemporary photography and photographic pedagogy.



Demonstration of a promising program of creative work using photography as a mode of creative expression.

Desirable Qualifications:

Versed in hybrid intersections that include photography and sound, photography and video, and web-based photographic work.



Successful record of university-level teaching.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.


Contact Information


Contact:Bradley C Dicharry - bradley-dicharry@uiowa.edu
Clas-Art & Art History
ART BUILDING REPLACEMENT
107 RIVER STREET
E136 VAB
IOWA CITY, IA 52240
Department URL: https://art.uiowa.edu/



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