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UCLA Department of Art Assistant/Associate Professor of Art – New Genres
University of California, Los Angeles

  • Aug. 8, 2017
 
  • UCLA Department of Art Assistant/Associate Professor of Art – New Genres
  • Art
  • http://art.ucla.edu/
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
 
  • Oct. 15, 2017
  • Jul. 1, 2018
  •  
 
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Film/Video
    Art - General
    Fine Arts - General
 
 
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The School of the Arts & Architecture’s Department of Art invites applications for a tenure-track (assistant or associate) position in New Genres with an emphasis on Video and Moving Image work.
The Department is seeking candidates with the potential for exceptional research and excellence in teaching, who will actively contribute to the diversity of viewpoints, cultural backgrounds, experiences and practices of the faculty and students in the field of art.

Qualifications:
We are seeking candidates whose primary medium is Video and Moving Image. The ideal candidate will have expertise in the discourses of contemporary art, knowledge of contemporary moving image production and exhibition techniques and processes, familiarity with the histories and current practices of Moving Image work as well as of the broader field of New Genres art. We are seeking candidates to teach a variety of courses in New Genres which may include beginning and advanced undergraduate studio courses and graduate level studio, critique and seminar courses.

BA or BFA required; MFA preferred. Candidate should have an active exhibition record or a demonstrated history showing great potential for active exhibition. We are actively encouraging assistant professor level applications. Level of appointment and salary will be determined by the candidate’s qualifications and professional experience. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2018.

APPLICATION:
Applications must include the following:
1) Curriculum vitae.
2) Statement of Teaching. – including mentoring/advising of under-represented student groups
3) Diversity Statement – e.g., how will you contribute to this community and what role will you play to enrich the campus culture valuing diversity, equity, and inclusion?
4) Portfolio (PDF – max. size 10MB). Creative work should be submitted either entirely in PDF form, or via URLs included in a PDF. The portfolio may contain up to 20 pages, each page containing one work with images, video stills, installation shots, etc. For each work, please include title, date, duration, links (when applicable), media, and a brief description. For video, moving image work/installation or performance documentation please include Vimeo links to excerpts. Excerpts can be whatever length you choose, however, the cumulative total for ALL video submitted should not exceed 15 minutes. (Please double check final PDF to make sure that the Vimeo hyperlinks work properly!)
5) You may include Vimeo Links to full-length works in your portfolio (optional)
6) You may include a Link to your website (optional)
7) Names and contact information (mailing address, email address and phone number) of three professional references. (Actual Letters of recommendation are not requested at this time).

The UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture is committed to building a more diverse faculty, staff, and student body in response to the changing population and educational needs of City of Los Angeles, State of California, and the nation. The Department of Art values intellectual, cultural, and creative inquiry. Personal qualities such as originality and initiative are important assets that will contribute to a successful application. We are seeking applicants who would make meaningful and unique contributions to the intellectual and social interchanges within the field of art.


  • The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct


 
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  • Megan Kor
    Art
    University of California, Los Angeles
    240 Charles E. Young Dr.
    2275 Broad Art Cebter
    Los Angeles, CA 90095
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  • 3108250972
  • mkor@arts.ucla.edu
 

 

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