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University of Nevada, Reno

Assistant Professor (Photography)

Location: Reno, NV
Posted: November 10, 2015
Application Deadline: December 31, 2015


University of Nevada, Reno
Jordan Triphan
1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno, NV, 89557

The University of Nevada, Reno, Department of Art, announces a tenure-track assistant professor position in digital photographic arts beginning fall 2016. The successful candidate must be able to teach all levels of photography including graduate students. Duties include developing adaptive curriculum and contributing to directing, organizing and supervising the photography program.

Tenure-track faculty will be expected to maintain a 2/3 teaching load with additional contribution to the interdisciplinary BFA and MFA programs.

The Department of Art at the University of Nevada, Reno offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a range of contemporary fine art emphases including art history, book arts, ceramics, digital media, drawing, graphic arts, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and videography. The Department of Art provides a focused environment emphasizing critical perspectives and historical knowledge leading to an informed appreciation of the world’s artistic heritage.

The University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s historic land-grant institution, and is home to approximately 21,000 students, including nearly 3,000 graduate students. The University is currently classified as a Carnegie “Research University/High,” and offers an array of degree programs at all levels. Reno hosts an active arts community with the University, the Nevada Museum of Art, and a wide range of independent arts institutions. Nestled in the valley of the Truckee River on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, Reno offers an excellent quality of life. Lake Tahoe is roughly an hour away with close proximity to the Black Rock Desert, Yosemite and Lassen National Parks, Napa and Sonoma, Sacramento, and the Bay Area.

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EEO/AA Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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