Assistant Professor of Art - Photography - 022a.1415
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Department of Art seeks a talented artist and educator to contribute to the Art program. The Department is seeking an exceptional photographer who has a broad intellectual and technical foundation in the field of photography and can address formal, conceptual and technical issues related to image making. The ideal candidate will have a broad understanding of both traditional and contemporary practices in photography and may also contribute to our Foundations curriculum and Interdisciplinary Media Arts emphasis.
Teaching duties will include beginning through advanced courses in Photography and may include Foundations studio and Interdisciplinary Media Arts courses as needed. The Retention, Tenure, and Promotion process at the Department, College and University levels involves review of the individual's ongoing activity in the areas of teaching and teaching-related activities; scholarly and professional activity and service to the Department, College, University and community. Additional duties include student advisement, committee work and other service in the Department, College and University.
MFA degree required. Effective writing, communication and organizational skills. Must keep current with new developments in technology and be willing to contribute to the improvement of digital photography facilities. Broad knowledge and understanding of historical and contemporary photography.
Three or more years teaching (beyond TA) preferred. Prior college/university level experience teaching digital and analog photography technologies is preferred. Demonstrated ability to create, direct and collaborate on projects is also preferred.
Terms of Appointment
Applications must be postmarked by January 6, 2015 and electronic materials must be submitted by 8:00 am, CST on January 6, 2015.
How to Apply
Submit a letter of application, vita, three current letters of recommendation, transcripts (official or photocopy), philosophy of teaching statement, artist's statement, sample syllabi, and a digital portfolio with up to 20 examples of applicant's professional art work and up to 20 examples of applicant's students' work. Digital images should be saved as JPEG files at 72 DPI (1024x768 pixels maximum) and collected in a folder. Include an annotated, thumbnail gallery of all digital files in PDF format. Direct links to relevant work samples are also acceptable. All files should be viewable through the use of standard software. If return of materials is desired, include adequate SASE.
Materials should be submitted to: