Luther B. Sullivan Visiting Artist in Time Based Media and Interdisciplinary Art Practices

Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 24, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Wesleyan University, founded in 1831, is a diverse, energetic liberal arts community where critical thinking and practical idealism go hand in hand.

Position Details

Time-Based Media and Interdisciplinary Art Practices Visiting Artist. Two-year appointment, non-renewable. Start July 1, 2021. MFA or equivalent required. The Luther Gregg Sullivan Visiting Artist is expected to be an emerging artist i.e., “early in career,” prepared to teach one course per semester in time-based media and interdisciplinary art practices. Local artistic production (a studio provided) and residency are required. Applicants should have a broad knowledge of art history, contemporary theoretical concerns, and competence in a wide range of digital and electronic processes. Knowledge of and experience with 2D graphics, 3D animation, digital video, and multiple computer platforms expected. Teaching experience at college level and exhibition record preferred.

Minimum Qualifications

MFA or equivalent required.

Special Instructions To Applicants

You will be asked to upload electronic versions of the items we require, which are:

(1) Cover letter. In the cover letter, applicants should describe how they will embrace the college’s commitment to fostering an inclusive community, as well as their experience working with individuals from historically marginalized or underserved groups.

(2) Curriculum vitae

(3) For the portfolio: you have the option to upload electronic documents/images (20 max), or a URL . Video or other time-based media may also be submitted as a PDF with links to access the content hosted offsite. Unfortunately, the portfolio application will not accept direct upload of video or sound files.

(4) Statement of current research.

Documentation of teaching experience, including (5) teaching statement and (6) course syllabi.

You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we may obtain confidential letters of recommendation (please double-check the accuracy of the email addresses of the referees you name to insure that you have the most up-to-date email addresses for each one).

After you have submitted all of the required documents, you will see a confirmation number. At that point, each of your referees whose email address you have provided will receive an automatically-generated email requesting that he or she submit a letter of reference for you.

Additional Information

Application must be received by December 1, 2020.

Please contact Rhonda York ( if you have questions about the application process.

Note for Interfolio users:
We gladly accept letters of recommendation from Interfolio. From your Interfolio account, please use the “web delivery” method to upload your letters directly to our online application.

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Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Alison Williams, Vice President for Equity & Inclusion/ Title IX Officer, 860-685-3927,