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POSITION DESCRIPTION

Visiting Assistant Professor - One Year Temporary Position
Department of Art and Architectural Studies

Hobart and William Smith Colleges, located in the New York Finger Lakes region, invites applications for a one-year temporary, full-time position at the Assistant Professor level to begin Fall 2013. Candidates should have an active artistic practice in Photography and New Media, at least one year of teaching experience, and an MFA in Photography or an applicable area of Fine Art. In addition, a solid background in photography, including both digital and traditional techniques, as well as experience with digital video is required. Additional experience in sound, animation, or installation is desirable.

We seek gifted teachers to teach formal and conceptual issues and inspire our students in the medium of Photography and New Media. Familiarity with the contemporary and historical context of photography and New Media is greatly desired. The teaching load is five courses over two semesters, and the Colleges offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Review of application materials will begin March 25th and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, a portfolio of 20 examples of current professional work and a teaching portfolio that includes a statement of the candidate's teaching philosophy, 20 examples of student work, and sample syllabi. Submit application materials to:

Professor Christine Chin
Department of Art and Architecture
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
300 Pulteney Street
Geneva, NY 14456
EOE

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution located in a small, diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.  With an enrollment of approximately 2,200, the Colleges offer 62 majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program.  Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.