Thursday, September 29, 2011

Position Listing: East Tennessee State University

VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY– The Department of Art and Design at East Tennessee State University seeks a full-time, temporary, photographer to teach all levels of undergraduate courses in digital photography as well as some courses in film based photography. This position is a one-year appointment, potentially renewable up to three years.

START DATE: August 15, 2012

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Primary responsibilities will involve teaching four courses in digital and /or analog photography each semester. Some supervision of facilities is expected.

QUALIFICATIONS: MFA in photography, earned by start date, with teaching experience in digital and analog photography and evidence of continuing artistic accomplishment. Experience teaching at the college level, past the TA, is preferred. Knowledge and experience in fine art photography including black and white and color film, view camera, analog printing, digital photography, Photoshop, inkjet, and other digital printing processes.

RANK AND SALARY: Visiting Assistant Professor. $24,000 with state employee benefits.

APPLICATION INFORMATION: Apply online at Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, artist statement, teaching philosophy, current contact information for 3 academic or professional references. Send required additional materials to Mike Smith, Chair Photography Search, East Tennessee State University, Dept. of Art and Design, Box 70708, Johnson City, TN 37614. Additional materials include 20 images of personal/professional work and 20 images of student work on a Mac formatted CD. Provide a hard copy image list, with labeled thumbnails, to accompany CD. Image requirements on CD: JPEG formatted images, 2000 pixels at the longest edge. Each file size should not exceed 5mb. Websites will not be viewed in first review of applications. Official transcripts will be required of finalists. Deadline for receipt of applications is December 15, 2011. AA/EOE.

UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY: East Tennessee State University is a regional state-supported doctoral research institution serving over 15,000 students yearly and is located in a beautiful, prosperous, Southern Appalachian mountain community of Tennessee, which surrounds Johnson City and provides a friendly, small town atmosphere.

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