Wednesday, November 9, 2011

FACULTY POSITIONS AT VIRGINIA TECH SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS

FACULTY POSITIONS AT VIRGINIA TECH SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS

Assistant Professor of Creative Technologies

Assistant Professor of Digital Imaging

Assistant Professor of Sculpture

Virginia Tech, founded in 1872 as a land-grant institution and ranked eighth nationally among public universities in The Princeton Review's 'Best Value Colleges' for 2011, is committed to the mission of teaching, research and community outreach. Serving a diverse population of 30,000+ students and 8,000+ faculty and staff in the U.S. and around the world, Virginia Tech's core foundation is reflected in its motto: Ut Prosim (That I May Serve). Virginia Tech is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff.

The School of Visual Arts is one of four schools in the College of Architecture and Urban Planning. SOVA is comprised of 23 faculty, instructors, and staff members serving approximately 275 students who are currently pursuing a BFA in Studio Arts, BFA in Visual Communication Design, or BA in Art History. For additional information about SOVA visit our website at http://www.sova.vt.edu; the College of Architecture + Urban Studies at http://www.caus.vt.edu; and Virginia Tech at http://www.vt.edu/about.


Assistant Professor of Creative Technologies

The School of Visual Arts (SOVA) at Virginia Tech seeks applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track, academic-year faculty position in Creative Technologies, beginning Fall 2012. Duties and responsibilities include teaching a 2/2 teaching load spread over two semesters, and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses from beginning to advanced levels.

Required Qualifications

Terminal professional degree (M.F.A. or equivalent). Previous experience teaching in a Strong and thorough knowledge of digital tools and software packages (proficiency with Maya strongly preferred). A broad understanding of contemporary and traditional art practice and theory relating to Creative Technologies (computer animation, 3D modeling, programming, App development for mobile devices, etc).

All candidates must apply on-line at http://www.jobs.vt.edu to position number 116105, job posting number 0111139.

listings.jobs.vt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=194472


Assistant Professor of Digital Imaging

The School of Visual Arts (SOVA) at Virginia Tech seeks applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track, academic-year faculty position in Digital Imaging, beginning Fall 2012. Duties and responsibilities include teaching 2/2 teaching load spread over two semesters, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses from beginning to advanced levels.

Required Qualifications

Terminal professional degree (M.F.A. in Digital Photography and/or related field). Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. (Teaching and participation in the new MFA in Creative Technologies program is an opportunity when appropriate.) A broad understanding of contemporary and traditional art practice and theory relating to Digital Imaging/Photography.

All candidates must apply on-line at http://jobs.vt.edu to position number 0F0399, job posting number 0111140.

listings.jobs.vt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=194473

Assistant Professor of Sculpture

The School of Visual Arts (SOVA) at Virginia Tech seeks applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track, academic-year faculty position in Sculpture, beginning Fall 2012.

Required Qualifications

A terminal professional degree (M.F.A. in Sculpture and/or related 3D media); a minimum of two years post-graduate teaching experience; demonstrated proficiency in digital software (examples: laser cutting, CAD/Rhinoceros, Rapid Proto-typer, Zbrush, and/or 3D modeling); and a broad understanding of contemporary and traditional art theory and practice related to sculpture. General knowledge of fabrication and industry tools in sculptural materials (wood, ceramics, casting, plastic, metal, etc.). Demonstrated ability to seamlessly integrate digital tools in 3D art & design.

All candidates must apply on-line at http://jobs.vt.edu to position number 111789, job posting number 0111106.

listings.jobs.vt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=194418

Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the Office of Equity and Access at (540) 231-9331 by the application deadline

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