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Purdue University

Tenure Track or Clinical Assistant Professor of Art & Design in Photography and Related Media

Location: West Lafayette, IN
Posted: November 19, 2018
Application Deadline: February 01, 2019

Contact

Purdue University
Heather Philhower
hphilhow@purdue.edu
Patti & Rusty Rueff School of Design, Art, and Per, 552 W. Wood Street
West Lafayette, IN, 47907
https://www.cla.purdue.edu/academic/rueffschool/index.html

SALARY
Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Eligible for health benefits, retirement and life insurance. Purdue University's benefit package is summarized at: www.purdue.edu/hr/Benefits/

RESPONSIBILITIES
Teach courses ranging from introductory to advanced undergraduate and graduate levels in Photography and Related Media, as well as supervise the Graduate Teaching Assistant Practicum. Courses may include: black and white film photography, studio lighting, digital imaging, video, alternative processes, documentary photo and the history of photography. There is also the possibility of teaching professional practice and foundation level courses as needed. The successful candidate will run and maintain the lighting studio, dark room and computer lab. Contribution to departmental and school-level activities and service are expected. Sustained creative endeavor/research at the national/international level is expected of tenure-track faculty. Clinical faculty are expected to sustain national/international visibility through professional practice and public engagement.

QUALIFICATIONS
M.F.A. in Photography required to be considered for the Tenure-Track position. M.A. or equivalent experience in Photography will be considered for the Clinical Faculty position. National/international level recognition for area of expertise and a minimum of 2 years teaching experience at the university level or beyond are desired. Demonstrated experience in all studio practices of fine art photography—both traditional and digital required. Knowledge of contemporary theory and history also required.

SCHOOL AND DEPARTMENT
Please see visit: https://www.cla.purdue.edu/academic/rueffschool/index.html

PROCEDURE
Purdue University's School of Design, Art and Performance, and the Department of Art and Design are committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

To be considered for the position, send:
• cover letter including diversity statement
• artist statement
• resume or curriculum vitae
• teaching philosophy
• three current letters of recommendation in pdf form with signature (addressing candidates' artistic and teaching qualifications)
• 20 images of professional work
• 20 digital images of students' work

Digital images should be no larger than 5"x7" (150dpi, jpegs) and accompanied by an image list (indicate actual size and date) with thumb nail images. Please email images, or provide links to a filesharing platform. If video(s) are to be considered, provide links to Vimeo or YouTube.

Submit all documents to:

Heather Philhower, Administrative Assistant
Rueff School of Design, Art and Performance

email: hphilhow@purdue.edu

Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

A background check is required for employment in this position.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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