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Dartmouth College

Associate Professor or Professor of Studio Art

Location: Hanover , NH
Posted: September 15, 2023
Application Deadline: November 01, 2023

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Dartmouth College
Tricia Treacy
tricia.treacy@dartmouth.edu
22 Lebanon St.
Hanover , NH, 03755
http://apply.interfolio.com/131811

The Department of Studio Art at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH invites applications for a full-time tenured faculty position in photo and lens-based media at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. This appointment is expected to begin July 2024.

Studio Art provides undergraduate students a serious and sustained exploration of the creative processes in visual art. Our program is rooted in tradition all while introducing interdisciplinary practices. Technical, perceptual, and aesthetic issues are addressed in both historical and contemporary contexts. We seek a new colleague who will bring experience, conceptual rigor, experimentation, and vision to our Photography area. Artistic practices that include a fluidity between digital and analog processes, video and/or moving image, and/or visual literacy will blend well with the current strengths of the faculty.

Qualified candidates will possess leadership capability, including the ability to mentor and support faculty, develop curricula, construct syllabi, and assess student learning. They will bring experience with and a deep commitment to supporting the needs of a demographically diverse student body. We welcome applicants with multi-disciplinary practices and/or interest in other topics, such as Digital Humanities, African American Studies, Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, Women and Gender Studies, and/or whose research invites collaboration, cross-pollination, and interdisciplinary connections.

The department of Studio Art and Dartmouth are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive population of students, faculty, and staff. Dartmouth recently launched a new initiative, Toward Equity, that embraces shared definitions of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging as a foundation for our success in institutional transformation. The specific efforts of the Studio Art department are highlighted on our website. We are especially interested in applicants who are able to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds and with different identities and attributes. Applicants should state in their application letter how their teaching, research, artistic practice, service, and/or life experiences prepare them to advance Dartmouth's commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Salary commensurate with experience; benefits included.

Qualifications

Applicants must have an MFA or a relevant alternative terminal degree in the arts, serious commitment to teaching evidenced by strong college-level teaching record beyond graduate school, skilled knowledge of digital and traditional analog processes, expertise in studio photography and lighting, knowledge of the history of photography, significant professional achievement, and ongoing exhibition record.

Qualified candidates must be able to teach Photography I, II, III, Senior Seminar, & Independent Studies as well as another Fine Art (such as Drawing, Digital Media, or Printmaking). The person in this position is expected to participate in curricular development, administration of department, student advising, and group critiques of students working in all department media.

Application Instructions (Apply through Interfolio only)
http://apply.interfolio.com/131811

Please provide the following materials electronically via Interfolio:
1. Application Letter, including a statement of how the applicant's teaching, research, artistic practice, service, and/or life experiences prepare them to advance Dartmouth's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion;
2. CV, including the names and contact information for 3 references.
3. One document that includes 20 images of applicant's own professional work.
4. One document with 20 images of students' work

For both 3) and 4), all images should be in jpg format.
o Individual image sizes should not exceed 1024 by 768 pixels.
o Maximize size for each file is 20 mb.
o Interfolio will convert all original documents to PDF format for storage in the system.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. Please address inquiries to Tricia Treacy, Chair, tricia.treacy@dartmouth.edu.

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