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Visiting Assistant Professor of Photography
Texas Tech University

  • Jun. 9, 2017
 
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Photography
  • School of Art
  • http://www.depts.ttu.edu/art/
  • Texas Tech University
    Lubbock, TX
    United States
 
  • Open until filled
  • Sep. 1, 2017
  •  
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Art - Photography
 
 
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Texas Tech University
J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts
School of Art

Vacancy Announcement
Visiting Assistant Professor of Photography

The School of Art at Texas Tech University is accepting applications for a one year Visiting Assistant Professor of Photography appointment for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Qualifications: While an MFA is expected, candidates who hold equivalent professional experience and have a substantial record of achievement in art and/or design fields may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications: A minimum of 3-5 years teaching experience at the university or college level is preferred.

Position Description: The successful candidate will:

  • Teach three courses per semester, primarily undergraduate courses such as Photographic Arts One. Graduate courses may also be taught depending on the applicant’s qualifications.
  • Participate in graduate presentations and end of year reviews.
  • Assist with maintaining the Photography studios, lab safety, consulting on area concerns, and attending occasional school-wide meetings as requested.

Application Procedure:
Applications are to be completed online at: http://www.texastech.edu/careers (select Faculty > Search Openings)

Please provide the following with your application:
1. Letter of Application – detailing interests, qualifications for the position
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Other Document – teaching philosophy
4. References – a list of names, addresses and phone numbers of at least three professional references currently aware of your expertise and whom we may contact

Official Transcripts:
Successful candidate will be required to send official transcripts for all university coursework to: Chair, Visiting Assistant Professor of Photography School of Art, Texas Tech University Box 42081 Lubbock TX 79409-2081

EEO Statement:
As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Texas Tech welcomes consideration of dual career and professional couple accommodations.
School of Art:
The School is NASAD accredited and offers the BA in Art History, BA in Art, the BFA in Studio Art, Graphic Design and Visual Studies (teacher certification), the MAE, the MFA in Studio Art, MA in Art History, and the Ph.D. in Fine Arts with a major in Art termed "Critical Studies and Artistic Practice." A faculty of 31 full-time professors serves approximately 325 undergraduate students and 50 students involved in graduate study. Technical and administrative support includes a total of 12 staff positions. The School’s Visual Resource Center maintains art reference books, current art periodicals, instructional media, digital classrooms, and a legacy slide collection, as well as an expanding collection of digital images for teaching and research. Additional images are available through ARTStor and online through the university library. The program also supports the Landmark Arts Galleries and the Standing Room Only Photography Gallery (SRO). For more information, visit www.art.ttu.edu.

The University:
Established in 1923, Texas Tech is one of the youngest major research institutions in the country and one of four major comprehensive universities in the state. The 1839-acre Spanish Renaissance style campus serves approximately 36,000 students. The Graduate School enrolls over 6,000 students in over 100 different master’s programs and more than 50 doctoral programs. The Graduate School strives to maintain flexibility through a combination of options from the traditional degree programs to interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary choices. As of 2002, the units of Art, Music and Theater and Dance comprise the Talkington College of Visual and Performing Arts. For more information, visit www.vpa.ttu.edu.

The Location:
A city of more than 220,000, Lubbock is situated atop the Caprock on the High Plains of northwest Texas. Lubbock offers a quality living experience with a semi-arid climate and housing costs below the national average. Lubbock’s international airport offers direct, one-hour flights to Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin, Houston, and Denver, thereby providing access to major museum collections, exhibitions, and art markets. Lubbock also supports a symphony orchestra; museums; a community visual and performing arts center; galleries; music, dance, and theater performances; a First Friday Art Trail; and a growing variety of restaurants and shops.


  • As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Texas Tech welcomes consideration of dual career and professional couple accommodations.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Chair, Visiting Assistant Professor of Photography
    School of Art
    Texas Tech University
    Box 42081
    Lubbock, TX 79409-2081
  •  
  • 806-742-3825
  • 806-742-1971
  • robin.d.germany@ttu.edu
 

 

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