Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Photography

Fairfax, VA
Oct 04, 2017
Dec 18, 2017
Education, Research
Full Time

Job Category : Instructional or Research Faculty

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Photography

The George Mason University School of Art seeks a dynamic individual for Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Photography to begin in Fall 2018. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Masons academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Required Qualifications: The successful candidate will have experience with a broad array of photographic equipment and processes, as well as an understanding of photography as a conceptual hub of contemporary art practice. Additional qualifications include:

  • M.F.A. and substantial university teaching experience (candidates will be expected to make a strong contribution to curriculum development and all other academic affairs in the School of Art);
  • Darkroom and digital applications skills with an emphasis on contemporary aesthetics;
  • Must exhibit significant expertise in critical and technological developments relating to the field of fine art photography;
  • Successful candidate should demonstrate a thorough understanding of the concepts, philosophies, and practices of photography as a specific art form; and
  • Candidates must possess a substantial exhibition record.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Additional research that extends into other disciplines such as performance, sculpture, books, video, printmaking, as well as 3D printing or additive manufacturing; and
  • Interest in socially engaged art practices.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F193Az at http://jobs.gmu.edu by December 15, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter referencing research and teaching philosophies; curriculum vitae; a list of three professional references with contact information; sample syllabus and 10 images of student work; a PDF with a maximum of 20 images of the applicants artwork, including titles and dates of creation; and other support materials, including images of exhibition catalogs.

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Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Close Date : 2017-12-15

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