The School of Art + Art History + Design at the University of Washington welcomes applications for a Lecturer, full-time, temporary, appointment in the Photo/Media concentration in the Division of Art for the 2021-2022 academic year. The appointment starts in September 2021 and ends June 2022 and has a 100% full-time, nine-month service period.
The Photo/Media concentration emphasizes a wide range of conceptual and technical practices with an emphasis on photography, video, installation, sound and related media; we support a strong conceptual and technical foundation and encourage cross-disciplinary initiatives. The Photo/Media concentration oversees a robust facility including a B/W black and white darkroom, sound studio, lighting studio, digital video and image production, and student galleries. The concentration is supported by three full-time tenured faculty and 1.5 FTE technicians.
Candidates must be able to teach at all levels in the undergraduate and graduate program and be proficient in a range of approaches to photography and digital media. The individual hired can integrate their research and pedagogy, and provide a diverse, expanded approach to the Photo/Media concentration. The individual hired will teach a total of six Photo/Media courses, two each quarter in the 2021-2022 academic school year. Salary is commensurate with experience. This is a benefits eligible position. There is a possibility that other opportunities to support the successful candidate's research practice will exist.
It is preferred that applicants have an MFA or foreign equivalent--as well as a strong professional and academic record.
Please submit a CV, diversity statement that clearly articulates a record on diversity, a list of three references, sample course syllabi, research statement, and portfolio that the candidate believes adequately represents their research practice. Applications must be submitted in Interfolio via this link: http://apply.interfolio.com/86104. The preferred deadline for application submission is May 1, 2021. Questions regarding this position should be directed to the search committee at: [email protected]
For more information about the School of Art + Art History + Design and the Photo/Media program, please visit https://art.washington.edu.
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