The
School of Art invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor
position in Photography, Video and Imaging for the 2019-20 academic
year. We are seeking a candidate with capacity to engage photographic
and imaging practice across a range of conceptual and material
approaches. Teaching load will be three undergraduate classes in the
fall semester and three undergraduate classes in the spring semester.
The successful candidate will be assigned classes based on research
strength. They may include: studio lighting, digital imaging, video
and/or time based media, black and white film photography and darkroom
practice, alternative processes, documentary photography, the photo
book, performance and/or image-based emerging technologies. Digital
photography expertise is required.

We
seek a candidate that can demonstrate evidence of responsiveness to and
understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, academic, different ability
and cultural diversity within the university student population.

The University of Arizona Photography, Video and Imaging MFA Program is ranked 9th in the nation by US News and World Report.

The
School of Art houses the Programs of Photography, Video and Imaging,
2D, 3D & Extended Media, Illustration + Design, Art History, and Art
and Visual Culture Education. With 33 full time faculty and 13 staff
members, the School serves approximately 500 undergraduate students and
90 graduate students and offers BA, BFA, MA, MFA, and PhD degrees and a Museum Studies Certificate in conjunction with the Center for Creative Photography.

The
University’s Center for Creative Photography, an archive, research
center and exhibition space primarily devoted to twentieth century fine
art photography, plays an important role in program curriculum and
offers opportunities for both faculty and students.

For more information about the School of Art go to:
https://art.arizona.edu

About the University:
The University of Arizona is a Research-1, land grant institution.

The
University of Arizona is a Hispanic Serving Institution and includes an
increasingly diverse student population. It is expected that the
successful candidate will effectively demonstrate an ability to
contribute to an inclusive learning environment for our students through
teaching, mentorship and recruitment.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition
reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and
optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural
activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

·
The standard teaching load for a Visiting Assistant Professor is 3/3.
We envision that this candidate’s contributions will complement the
program’s existing strengths, and help shape its future direction.
· Teach, advise, and mentor students in the BA/BFA Photography, Video and Imaging program, and advise and mentor students in the MFA Photography, Video and Imaging program.
· Undertake service responsibilities within the Program and School of Art.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

· Capacity to engage photographic and imaging practice across a range of conceptual and material approaches.

Minimum Qualifications

· Master of Fine Arts degree in Photography or related field.
· Evidence of professional accomplishment.
· Demonstrated interest in interdisciplinary approaches to teaching and scholarship.
· Knowledge and experience of contemporary art practice, contemporary trends in photography, imaging and time-based media.
· Digital photography expertise is required.

Preferred Qualifications

· Record of national exhibitions.
· Evidence of successful college level teaching.