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Illinois State University

Assistant Professor of Digital Photography

Location: Normal,
Posted: October 15, 2019
Application Deadline: November 17, 2019


Illinois State University
Cindy Wert
Campus Box 5620
Normal, 61790-5620

The Wonsook Kim School of Art at Illinois State University invites applications for a 9-month, full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Digital Photography to begin August 17, 2020. The successful candidate will teach three courses per semester at all levels of the photography curriculum and will be expected to maintain an ongoing and active engagement in professional research activities. Additional responsibilities include working with graduate students in the MFA Studio program and contributing to the shared governance of the School, College, and University. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. We are seeking candidates with a demonstrated record of a creative body of work and exhibitions, a broad understanding of the historical and contemporary field of photography, and an ability to teach the theoretical and critical aspects of art making, both within photography and advanced seminar courses. An MFA or equivalent terminal degree must be completed by the beginning of the appointment and teaching experience at the college or university level beyond a teaching assistantship is required.

To assure full consideration, candidates should complete an online faculty employment application for Posting #0712618 at (or and upload the following in a single PDF document (attach as "Other"): a letter of application, curriculum vitae, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, one-page artist's statement, names and contact information for three references, and course syllabus of the candidate's design. Additionally, images of 20 representative artworks with titles, dates, materials, and links to websites and support materials should be sent as a single PDF to with the subject line "Digital Photography Portfolio".

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