Advertised Employing Department: Art and Visual Cultures
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Department of Art and Visual Culture in the College of Design at Iowa State University is offering a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in fine art photography and time-based media starting August 16, 2019.
Qualified candidates must bring a broad perspective on photography as well as the ability to teach both analog and digital technologies. The candidate may have experience in experimental/alternative photographic processes and time-based media (including video and/or animation). The successful candidate is expected to teach 5 courses per year (undergraduate and graduate levels) that include studio courses and seminars in all areas of photographic media as well as contributing to teaching in the interdisciplinary collegiate programs in the College of Design.
The successful candidate will work with a diverse group of students from multiple design disciplines with a range of skill levels. The position responsibilities will also include scholarship and research in the area of the candidate's expertise, student advising, service on department, college and university committees, and administration of photography studio including darkroom equipment.
Required Education and Experience:
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree or equivalent or BFA in fine/visual/studio arts + masters in related discipline
Evidence of successful college level teaching experience
Evidence of professional accomplishment
Preferred Education and Experience:
Experience in administering photography studio
Evidence of successful college level teaching experience beyond graduate assistant-ship
Knowledge and experience of teaching time-based media
Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary trends in photography and time-based media
The guaranteed consideration date for this position is February 25, 2019, however applications may continue to be submitted until the position is filled.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.