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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

LA Tech Job Opportunity

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(S) in Art | SCHOOL OF ART | LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY
Tenure Track Position(s): Assistant Professor(s) of Art in Photography or Printmaking or Sculpture Disciplines. Applicants who are able to demonstrate expertise in a combination of these disciplines are highly desirable.Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Compensation includes full benefits.Deadline: Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position(s) are filled. For full consideration all materials should be sent by June 21st.Start Date: September 1, 2013
Duties:
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate level art courses
  • Serve on graduate student committees
  • Pursue professional research and exhibition record
  • Advise art students
  • Participate in development of the Art Program
  • Assist with management and maintenance of facilities
  • Engage in service to the School, University, community, and professional organizations
Required Qualifications:
  • MFA in Art, in the photography, printmaking, or sculpture discipline; Degree conferred before September 2013.
  • Strong foundations experience and willingness to teach in the core
  • University/college teaching experience beyond a graduate teaching assistant preferred
  • Exhibition record demonstrating professional recognition of creative work
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of art history, traditional and contemporary processes, and theories
  • Knowledge of, and experience with Adobe Creative Suite 6
  • A working knowledge of both traditional and non-traditional methods is strongly preferred
A combination of the following skills is preferred:
  • Digital and analog photography experience and historical knowledge of the medium. Lighting, digital editing and printing, alternative processes skills desirable. Video making and editing is a plus.
  • Knowledge of multiple printmaking processes
  • Knowledge of, and experience with Rhino and Rhino-Cam or related software and have a working knowledge of traditional and non-traditional sculpture processes and materials.
Application must include the following documents saved as PDFs:
  • Letter of intent stating qualifications for position
  • Resume
  • One page artist statement
  • One page teaching philosophy
  • Names for three references: title, e-mail address, and phone number
  • PDF file of 20 images representing personal artwork, video may also be uploaded
  • PDF file of 20 images representing student artwork, video may also be uploaded
  • Image list of personal and student work, stating media, dimensions, and dates
  • Unofficial graduate transcripts
  • All application materials must be sent digitally to the job listing at: http://artlatech.slideroom.com

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