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Full Time Faculty
California Institute of the Arts

Date Posted Mar. 24, 2018
Title Full Time Faculty
University California Institute of the Arts
Department Program in Art and Technology in the School of Art
Application Deadline Apr. 6, 2018
Position Start Date Sep. 6, 2018

  • Mar. 24, 2018
  • Apr. 6, 2018
  • Sep. 6, 2018
  • Core Faculty
  • Digital Media
    Art - General
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California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) and the Art and Technology Graduate Program in the School of Art seeks to fill a Full Time Faculty position.

The School of Art at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) invites applications for a full time faculty position in the Program of Art and Technology. The MFA in Art and Technology is a unique studio based graduate program within an Institute that offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the performing, visual and musical arts.

The Art and Technology curriculum is centered on the graduate student’s studio practice, creative research and an exchange of dialogue between peers, visiting artists and faculty. Technical instruction is offered in the creative use of computer programming, digital media and sound, immersive installation, interactive media and hybrid performance. This wide range of instruction is augmented with critiques, lectures and seminars that set out to challenge conventional ideas about what constitutes an art practice in the 21st century.

Requirements and Duties:

A cross-disciplinary studio practice is required, along with a significant record of exhibitions, the ability to engage in creative research and critical theory, art history and five years of professional experience using digital technology and software. At least three years teaching experience at the graduate level within the field of art and technology is expected.

Responsibilities include:

-The successful candidate will be expected to teach a full-time workload that is the equivalent of four (4) courses per semester in the Program in Art and Technology.

- Mentoring graduate students

-Conducting mid-residency and graduation reviews

-Participating in curricular planning, admissions review and assessment for the Art and Technology program

-Attendance at program, school and Institute events

-Sustaining a vibrant exhibition record and achievement in the field of art and technology


The successful candidate will have:

-Three (3) or more years teaching at the graduate level. -An MFA or terminal degree in a field relevant to the position

How to Apply

Include CV, letter of application (include teaching philosophy), names and addresses of 3 references, work samples that exhibit a technical and creative use of technology within a contemporary art practice. These work samples should include a relevant combination of the following: published writing samples, relevant websites, up to ten digital images and/or five video excerpts no longer than 3 minutes each. Brief course proposals are also encouraged. Please submit all media and forms to SlideRoom.


Review of applications will begin immediately, and will be considered until April 6, 2018

Further Information

CalArts has a multidisciplinary approach to its studies of the arts through six schools: Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music and Theater. CalArts encourages students to explore and recognize the complexity of the many aspects of the arts. It is supported by a distinguished faculty of practicing artists and provides its Bachelor and Master of Fine Arts students with the hands-on training and exposure necessary for an artist’s growth. CalArts was founded in 1961 and opened in 1969 as the first institution of higher learning in the United States specifically for students interested in the pursuit of degrees in all areas of visual and performing arts.

  • Equity & Diversity

    CalArts is proud of its diverse student body and deeply committed to supporting the cultural and artistic aspirations of all its students. A commitment to increasing opportunities for low-income students and currently disenfranchised groups is necessary, as is the desire to work to support institutional goals of equity and diversity in an ongoing way. CalArts is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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Contact Information

  • Tom Leeser, Program Director
    Program in Art and Technology in the School of Art
    California Institute of the Arts
    24700 McBean Parkway
    Valencia, CA 91355
  • 661 255 1050


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