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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: DEPARTMENT OF ART, COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
SEARCH #99 Experimental and Media Arts
TITLE: Assistant Professor, (non-tenure track)
APPOINTMENT: 100% time, one-year term appointment to begin August 29, 2011 through May 27, 2012 (9 month semester system). Possibility of renewal for the 2012-13 academic year.
• Commitment and dedication to both undergraduate and graduate teaching in a professional program within a liberal arts college
• Teach five courses per academic year within an area of Experimental and Media Arts within a fine arts department
• Advise undergraduate/graduate students
• Participate on graduate reviews/thesis committees
• Serve on departmental committees.
• Engage in creative activity and research that leads to exhibition appropriate to the profession.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
A. MFA in Art or extensive professional recognition and experience (required)
B. Practicing artist in experimentally based cinema and media arts. A competitive candidate will have significant experience with the fundamentals and visual language of film and video and an artistic practice that expands traditional modes of cinema into artistic contexts; that may include, installation, performance, mobile, interactive and other modes that integrate cinema and art.
C. Evidence of an active exhibition record and demonstrated excellence in and recognition of dynamic ongoing creative research on a regional, national and/or international level (required)
E. One to three years of university or college-level teaching experience beyond graduate teaching assistantships (preferred)
TO APPLY: Submit online at U of M Employment (http://employment.umn.edu), the following required items: Look for requisition #172487
a. Cover Letter/Letter of Intent
b. Current resume, including detailed listings of education, exhibitions, commissions, grants/awards, publications, reviews, teaching experience (specify dates and institutions)
c. Name, title and full contact information (including email and phone) of three (3) references
d. One-page creative narrative [document 1]
e. One-page teaching narrative [document 2]
f. An introductory-level syllabus [document 3] of a course you have taught or would like to teach
Send to the Department:
g. Documentation of your work: one DVD containing at least 3 different time-based works. Maximum total length of 20 minutes..
h. A work list describing each work (title, year, dimensions, media) for the images collected on your CD.
MAILING ADDRESS: Search #99: Asst Prof of Art - Drawing and Painting
Department of Art, University of Minnesota
E201 Regis Center for Art
405 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455
DEADLINE EXTENDED : July 15, 2012 The position will remain OPEN until filled. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Applications received after the deadline may or may not be reviewed.
Please visit our website at http://art.umn.edu for further information about the department, its activities and faculty, and for links to course descriptions.
The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origins, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
from Franklin Furnace