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University of Oklahoma - Norman

Full-Time, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Art, Technology, and Culture Department

Location: Norman, OK
Posted: November 11, 2015
Application Deadline: January 11, 2016


University of Oklahoma - Norman
Norman, OK, 73019

Art Technology & Culture Job Description

The School of Art and Art History at the University of Oklahoma is in an ambitious, multi-year period of growth and renewal. As part of this expansion, applications are now being accepted for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Art, Technology, and Culture Department with a preference for an artist who has expertise in animation.

We seek an artist whose practice demonstrates a conceptual and critical understanding of contemporary issues in the scholarly fields of visual art, technology studies, visual culture, and media theory. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an exhibition record and/or professional practice demonstrating an active research and teaching agenda.

This is a full-time, nine-month, opening with a 2/3-course load, plus graduate instruction, student advising and committee work to begin August 2016. Primary responsibilities involve teaching and curricular development in one or more of the following areas of interest: animation, code-based practice, mobile and locative media, networks, experimental imaging, virtual environments, community-based practice, experimental documentary practice, 2D/3D CGI, 3D printing and simulation, gaming, and other technology-related fields of study.

Required Qualifications

* MFA or relevant terminal degree

Preferred Qualifications

* At least 3 years teaching experience at the university level

* National record of research and creative activity in the field of Animation

Application Requirements

* Letter of application outlining candidate’s qualifications

* Curriculum Vitae

* Statement of teaching philosophy

* Name, title and contact information for three professional references

* URL demonstrating personal research and student work

Application Deadline

Review of applications begins December 1, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Electronic submissions: Interfolio #32713. (

Program Introduction

Art, Technology, and Culture is one of four major areas of study in the School of Art & Art History. The program is centered on the belief that today’s technology will not be tomorrow’s and that it is therefore imperative that students learn to be critical thinkers, adaptive life-long learners, and creative problem solvers. In a rapidly changing media-scape, students must work toward multiple outcomes and use their skill sets creatively. This necessitates a more collaborative, interdisciplinary approach to education that extends beyond the borders of the traditional art school experience. The Art, Technology, and Culture program at the University of Oklahoma is reflective of these initiatives.

Further Information

The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement, serving the educational, cultural, economic and health-care needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses: Norman, Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City and the Schusterman Center in Tulsa. OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2700 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges. In 2014, OU became the first public institution ever to rank #1 nationally in the recruitment of National Merit Scholars, with 311 scholars. The 277-acre Research Campus in Norman was named the No.1 research campus in the nation by the Association of Research Parks in 2013. Norman is a culturally rich and vibrant town located just outside Oklahoma City. A with outstanding schools, amenities, and a low cost of living, Norman is a perennial contender on “best place to live” rankings. Visit and for more information.

The University of Oklahoma is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans.

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