Position Type: Faculty
Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in New Media Art
Location: Vanderbilt University
Open Date: Sep 28, 2023
The Department of Art at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in New Media Art beginning August 16, 2024. The ideal candidate will have expertise in contemporary art discourse and theory, and familiarity with the histories and current practice of the broader field of new media art. Those may include, but are not limited to: sound, video, animation, VR, AI, coding, interactive media, web and computer-based work, or digital fabrication. We are looking for candidates that show potential for exceptional research and excellence in teaching, and who have an active exhibition record in their field.
The Department of Art is committed to building an intellectually vibrant, inclusive, and academically diverse community of exceptional faculty that charts new territories and fosters experimentation, collaboration, and innovation across fields and disciplines. Knowledge of Adobe CC Suite is desirable. The teaching load is two courses each semester, and salary and benefits are highly competitive. Applicants must have received their MFA or Ph.D. (earned by August 1, 2024).
To apply, please submit the following: a cover letter addressing qualifications for this position, a portfolio of creative work with a separate image list, a portfolio of student work with a separate image list, a curriculum vitae, an artist statement, a teaching statement, course evaluations (if available), and contact information of three references who can address your history of and potential for excellence in research, teaching, and service. We will ask for letters of recommendation electronically via Interfolio in the next phase of the search process. Candidates may discuss equity, diversity, and inclusion in their artist and teaching statements, as applicable. Interested applicants should submit their applications via Interfolio at this link: [ http://apply.interfolio.com/133261]. Applications are due December 31, 2023.
At Vanderbilt University, we are intentional about and assume accountability for fostering advancement and respect for equity, diversity, and inclusion for all students, faculty, and staff. Our commitment to diversity makes us who we are. We have created a community that celebrates differences and lets individuality thrive. As part of this commitment, we actively value diversity in our workplace and learning environments as we seek to take advantage of the rich backgrounds and abilities of everyone. The diverse voices of Vanderbilt represent an invaluable resource for the University in its efforts to fulfill its mission and strive to be an example of excellence in higher education.
Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.