Thursday, September 1, 2011

Photography Teaching Position: Hampshire College

Assistant Professor of Photography

Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College Consortium, is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Photography beginning July 1, 2012.

We seek candidates who are actively engaged artists with demonstrated successful teaching at the undergraduate level in both digital and analogue photography; incorporation in course work of art historical, critical and philosophical writings and current transnational and cross-cultural practices in photography, art, and digital media. Demonstrated expertise in at least two of the following areas: analog black and white photography, digital capture and printing, large format photography and early processes. Specific area(s) of interest in seminar topics (such as media theory, critical theory, multidisciplinary work) and a critical/analytical approach to issues surrounding cultural production is essential. Ability to communicate and work effectively within a culturally diverse and multi-disciplinary campus community and within a program incorporating film, video, installation and performance studies is also important. Qualified candidates must have an MFA in photography (or its equivalent) and a significant exhibition/publication record. The position involves substantial student advising, program and course development and college governance.

Hampshire College is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates.

Please submit a letter highlighting teaching and professional work, a CV (including email address), course syllabi examples, names and contact information of three recommenders, and 20 images each of professional and student work via our website only. No hard copies will be accepted. Review of applications will begin October 14, 2011.

Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity in education and employment.

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