College of Art and Design
CAD School of Photo Arts and Sciences
Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Tenured
Faculty Discipline: Imaging and Photographic Technology, Media Arts Technology
Faculty Rank: Associate Professor, Professor
Employment Category: Fulltime
Anticipated Start Date: 11-Aug-2021
The School of Photographic Arts and Sciences (SPAS) is internationally recognized for its professional study of photographic practices in a wide array of related disciplines, including advertising and fine art photography, photojournalism, visual media, photographic sciences, and media technologies. It maintains connections with the college’s Image Permanence Institute, a recognized leader in the research and preservation of images and cultural heritage. To learn more about the programs, faculty and students in SPAS, please visit https://cad.rit.edu/photography.
RIT's College of Art and Design is the university's creative hub where art, design, science, and technology intersect in its five schools: Art, Design, American Crafts, Film and Animation, and Photographic Arts and Sciences. The range of innovative programs offers students a panoramic perspective from creating fine art using centuries-old methods to pushing the boundaries of digital creativity. The College of Art and Design has an enrollment of more than 1,600 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students, https://rit.edu/artdesign.
Detailed Job Description
The School of Photographic Arts and Sciences invites applicants to apply for the endowed and tenured Gannett Chair, an associate professor or professor position in its Bachelor of Science program and Master of Science program. Applicants must demonstrate significant professional experience and expertise in media and imaging technologies. The appointment begins August 2021. Successful candidates must be committed to teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in Photographic Sciences (BS) and Media Arts and Technology (MS). Based on the demands of this area, the ideal candidate will provide leadership and vision in the continued interdisciplinary vibrancy of the School's BS/MS programs, its students and curricula.
We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to Student Centeredness; Professional Development and Scholarship; Integrity and Ethics; Respect, Diversity and Pluralism; Innovation and Flexibility; and Teamwork and Collaboration. Select to view links to RIT's core values, honor code, and diversity commitment.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Required Minimum Education Level
Required Application Documents
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of Publications, List of References, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy
How To Apply
Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty. Search: 5438BR. Please submit your cover letter addressing the listed qualifications; your current vita; and upload the following attachments:
Christye Sisson, Program Director
School of Photographic Arts and Sciences
College of Art and Design
Rochester Institute of Technology
Phone: 585-475-4228 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application review begins February 1, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.
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