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Visiting Assistant Professor of Photography I Video - (FAC003432)

Employer
University of Houston
Location
Houston, Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 11, 2024


Visiting Assistant Professor of Photography

The Photography I Video program within the School of Art at the University of Houston, a Tier One public research university, seeks applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Photography I Video position to begin fall 2024. This is a full-time, one-year contract. The program seeks candidates with the potential for excellence in teaching and a clear commitment to enhancing the diversity of the faculty, graduate, and undergraduate population. The successful candidate will have an active fine art practice at the forefront of contemporary art.

Situated in the School of Art in the Katherine G. McGovern College of the Arts, the Photography Program supports a dynamic group of graduates and undergraduates actively engaged with fine art and conceptual aspects of lens-based and other media-based processes. The University of Houston is one of the most diverse universities in the country and is a Hispanic-serving institution. The College of the Arts is an important player in the vibrant and rapidly expanding arts scene of Houston.

The University of Houston is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and recognizes protected classes of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), genetic information, religion, age (40 and above), national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or status, and gender expression as required by federal law. Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

Teaching responsibilities will include introductory and advanced courses as well as departmental service to the Photography I Video program. The successful candidate should be able to teach a variety of foundation, intermediate, and advanced courses. The teaching load is three courses in both the fall and spring semesters.

Qualifications :

Minimum Qualifications

MFA in Studio Arts

Preferred Qualifications

Active exhibitions record and other evidence of creative/critical practice and experience teaching college-level courses. Familiarity with art history and contemporary photography and video and proficiency with foundation and advanced media practices are ideal. The successful candidate will also be able to work effectively with the University of Houston's diverse student population and support an institutional commitment to inclusiveness.

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate. all positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

Required Application Documents

Cover Letter/Letter of Application

CV

Teaching Philosophy or Statement

PDF with 15 examples of work. Include links to video work as needed.

PDF with 15 examples of student work. Include links to video work as needed.

Three Professional References (names and contact information only at this time)

Application Deadline

Preferential deadline is June 24, 2024, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidates. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal background check.

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