Location: Memphis, TN
Posted: October 18, 2022
Application Deadline: November 21, 2022
University of Memphis Department of Art
3715 Central Ave , 3720 Alumni Ave
Memphis, TN, 38111
The Department of Art seeks a dynamic artist/educator whose practice demonstrates a critical and technical engagement with contemporary issues in the creative and scholarly field of photography. Candidates must be committed to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Photography, Senior Thesis & Exhibition, and Professional Practice Capstone Courses. The tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor will start on August 15, 2023. The accomplishments of candidates for this position must reflect their commitment to working with an inclusive student population, and their ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural academic goals of the department.
In addition to maintaining an active practice as a photographer, primary responsibilities of the position involve mentoring, teaching and curricular development in the Photography program. The department is interested in seeking candidates with proficiencies in three or more of the following areas cited below. In your cover letter describe which of the following apply to your practice as an artist and educator.