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Texas A&M University, School of Performance Vizual

Tenured-Track Assistant Professor or Tenured Associate Professor in Art and Design

Location: College Station, TX
Posted: February 01, 2024
Application Deadline: February 15, 2024

Contact

Texas A&M University, School of Performance Vizual
Frances Ellison
fellison@tamu.edu
798 Ross , MS 3237
College Station, TX, 77843-3237
979-458-7221
https://pvfa.tamu.edu

Position Description

The School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts (PVFA) at Texas A&M University invites applications for one (1) full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor (contingent upon tenure review upon hire) depending on qualifications, with a full-time 9-month academic appointment beginning Fall 2024. The Art and Design section within the school seeks an individual who demonstrates expertise in one or more of the following:

• Time Based media
• New Media
• Interaction Design
• Multimedia design
• Story and Visual development for animation or gaming
• Generative Art

Candidates are expected to develop and maintain competitive research and creative work activities, teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Visualization program, develop and implement new curriculum pertaining to the PVFA School programs, particularly in the areas of multimedia and interactivity or story and visual development, and contribute to academic service. Candidates will be expected to have or to gain visibility through invited, juried and peer reviewed exhibitions/screenings/publications of creative works at reputable venues.

The School of Performance, Visualization & Fine Arts is a new School within the Texas A&M University System and has a diverse and dynamic mission with 60 faculty and over 15 staff members and a projected exponential growth in the next 5 years. The school was formed from three departments/programs spread across the university: the Department of Visualization, the Department of Performance Studies, and the Dance Science Program. The mission of PVFA places a heavy emphasis on faculty and student collaboration and interdisciplinary work in both scholarly and creative research. Texas A&M University leadership has charged the school with developing innovative research and creative works, public performances, and degree offerings at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels that build upon our strength in merging art and science, as well as the traditional fields of music, dance, art, and theater. Applicants should consult the school's website to review our academic and research programs (https://pvfa.tamu.edu/).

Qualifications

For appointments at the Assistant or Associate Professor level candidates must have a terminal degree (PhD or MFA) in a related field as described above by appointment start date. Candidates are expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels and must have a well-developed creative works portfolio that will inform and advance current trends in the field.

Preference will be given to candidates with a proven exhibition record and teaching experience.

Application Instructions

Interested individuals should apply through Interfolio: apply.interfolio.com/137530 and submit the following materials:

• Cover letter (embed links to your person and student works portfolio)
• Curriculum vitae (embed links to your person and student works portfolio)
• Personal Statement: Your statement should include your philosophy and plans for research, teaching,
and service as applicable,
• Names and contact information of five (5) professional references.

Review of applications will begin 30 days after posting and continue until the position is filled.

Questions should be directed to Felice House, hiring committee chair (email: felicehouse@tamu.edu).

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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