The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Department of Art seeks tenure-track Assistant Professor of Art to contribute to newly formed Interdisciplinary Media Arts emphasis. Looking for individuals with broad intellectual and technical foundation in field of Digital and Time-Based Media who can address formal, theoretical, conceptual and technical issues related to Art and Design. Also should have broad understanding of contemporary practices in art production and contribute to Foundations curriculum. Qualifications: MFA degree required. Effective writing, communication and organizational skills. Knowledge of new developments in technology as they apply to Art and Design. Preferences: Prior college/university level experience teaching digital technologies and demonstrated ability to create, direct and collaborate on projects. Responsibilities: teaching Digital Media, Introduction to Digital Arts, and Foundations courses; advising majors; committee work; scholarly and professional activity.
Detailed application procedures (posted on University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Human Resources website) must be followed. Send: Letter of application; Statement of Teaching Philosophy; Artist’s Statement; CV; Examples of Syllabi; Three Letters of Recommendation; Undergraduate and Graduate Transcripts. Also submit portfolio that includes: Twenty examples (or equivalent) of professional artwork by applicant; and twenty examples of applicant’s student work. May include mix of still and video, but video not to exceed 20 minutes total. Direct links to work examples are acceptable. Portfolio must be accompanied by annotated, thumbnail gallery of all digital files. Submit electronic applications by 8:00am, CST Jan. 7, 2014. Send hardcopy letters and transcripts with postmark deadline of Jan. 7, 2014 to: Interdisciplinary Media Arts Search, Department of Art, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 800 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, WI 54901. If return of materials is desired, include adequate SASE. Visit www.uwosh.edu/hr/jobs.php for guidelines. Employment requires criminal background check. AA/EEO.