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Assistant Professor(s) in Art – School of Art – Louisiana Tech University

Published June 5, 2013

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