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Assistant Professor of Art-Interdisciplinary Media Arts 022a.1314

Department

Art

Responsibilities

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Department of Art seeks a talented artist and educator to contribute to the formation of a new Interdisciplinary Media Arts emphasis. We are looking for individuals who have a  broad intellectual and technical foundation in the field of Digital and Time-Based Media who can address formal, theoretical, conceptual and technical issues related to Art and Design. This person will have a broad understanding of contemporary practices in art production and will also contribute to our Foundations curriculum.

Teaching duties will include teaching beginning, intermediate and advanced courses in Digital Media, Introduction to Digital Arts 22-142, and Foundations courses, as needed. Duties will include development and teaching of new undergraduate level courses in Interdisciplinary Media Arts. Additional duties include student advisement, committee work and other service in the Department, College and University. 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.

Requirements

MFA degree is required. Effective writing, communication and organizational skills. Knowledge of new developments in technology as they apply to Art and Design.

Preferences

Prior college/university level experience teaching digital technologies is preferred. Demonstrated ability to create, direct and collaborate on projects is also preferred.

Starting Date

September 2014

Salary

Competitive

Terms of Appointment

Nine month, tenure track

Application Deadline

Applications must be postmarked by January 7, 2014, electronic materials must be submitted by 8:00am, CST on January 7, 2014. Preliminary interviews will be conducted during CAA.

How to Apply

Submit the following materials: 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.

Portfolio may include a mix of still and time-based work, for example, 5-10 still and 3-5 time-based. Digital images should be saved as JPEG files at 72 DPI (1024x768 pixels maximum) and collected in a folder. Time-based projects should not exceed 20 minutes total running time. 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:

Sherry Misener
Art Department
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
800 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901

artdepartment@uwosh.edu
(920) 424-2222

 

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Human Resources - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
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