From: Adam Savje (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Nov 06 2006 - 16:32:32 PST
Hello All, Below is a job description. Direct all questions to the Human
resources department below. I will not respond to any questions sent to
my email. Thanks Adam
Video Artist Job Description 2007
Assistant/Associate Professor: Video Art
Massachusetts College of Art seeks an innovative video artist for a
full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in
the Film/Video Major of the Media and Performing Arts Department
starting September 2007.
Massachusetts College of Art is the only public college of art and
design in the US.
In the Film/Video Major, students pursue personal productions in film,
video and sound. Our curriculum is focused on the student finding
his/her individual voice and providing the foundation skills to carry
out that vision. We encourage students to experiment and balance
conceptual and technical proficiencies with a critical understanding of
media history and practice.
The candidate must be an artist skilled in digital video and sound and
well versed in the histories of video art and new media art. Experience
beyond single-channel work is highly desired. A candidate must be
accomplished in any combination of the following: interactivity,
installation, performance, streaming, sound, animation and programming.
The candidate must be willing and able to teach a variety of courses
within the video area, ranging from introductory level studio classes to
graduate seminars, with instruction that includes demonstrations in
software, video and sound production equipment.
A full-time teaching load at Massachusetts College of Art is twelve (12)
credit hours or three courses per semester. Full-time responsibilities
also include participating in departmental meetings, student advising,
student review boards and College-wide committees. The Film/Video
Department seeks a candidate who has a strong interest in helping to
shape and develop our curriculum in response to changing technologies.
- An active record of professional achievement as demonstrated by the
following: screenings, exhibitions, professional practice, publications,
grants or other scholarship.
- MFA or professional equivalent.
- At the associate rank, 6 years of full-time teaching, three of which
are at the college level are required
- At the assistant rank, two years of full or part-time teaching
experience is required
Priority application date is December 10, 2006
Applicants should send the following:
- Letter of intent
- Curriculum vitae
- Personal statement of educational philosophy
- Artist statement
- A list of completed works.
- List of software packages proficient to teach fluently
No electronic submissions will be accepted.
Please do not send any additional materials at this time. The Chair of
the Search Committee will contact finalists to submit supporting
materials and letters of reference.
All inquiries and application materials should be directed to:
Video Search Committee
Massachusetts College of Art
621 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Ma 02115
The Massachusetts College of Art is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer. Members of underrepresented groups and those committed
to working in a diverse cultural environment are encouraged to apply.
For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.