Assistant Professor of Art Practice, Photography
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The Department of Art & Art History at Stanford University invites applications for the position of assistant professor, tenure-track, in Photography. The appointment is expected to begin on 1 September 2015. Practicing artists with an M.F.A. degree are invited to apply. Teaching experience at the university level and a record of exhibitions are required.
We welcome applications from candidates working in Photography and related practices, broadly conceived. The successful candidate will have a vibrant studio practice, an active presence and reputation in the field and a demonstrated effectiveness as a studio teacher and critic of contemporary art. The candidate will be fluent with interdisciplinary and mixed-media practices and demonstrate a command of the major theoretical and historical issues in the field. The successful candidate should have an ability to engage productively with highly motivated students at all skill levels and demonstrate the potential to foster a vital role for photography within context of a major research university. The ideal candidate would also bring to Stanford a program of current and future research that can be expected to attract graduate students of the highest caliber.
Interested candidates should post a letter detailing the direction of current research and teaching objectives, a CV, 5-20 images from a current portfolio of work, and the names of three recommenders online at: apply.interfolio.com/25212. You may also provide additional support materials for your portfolio (texts, video, additional media) via a link to your website or Vimeo (limit 3). No hard copy applications will be accepted. The deadline for completed applications is October 15, 2014.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research and teaching missions.