Purchase College, State University of New York — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Photography

The School of Art+Design at Purchase College, State University of New York, seeks candidates for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Photography beginning in the Fall of 2022. Candidates must display enthusiasm, experience, and commitment to public arts education within a BFA, photography program with opportunities to work with cross-disciplinary BFA, BSVA, and MFA programs. We are seeking artists with an international and national reputation and with a proven record of teaching and curricular development.

Applicants must be able to teach all levels of photography as well as alternating electives determined by practice, experience, scholarship, and need. Responsibilities include teaching 2-3 courses per semester (5 courses/per academic year) plus individual senior projects. Courses taught may include a range from analog and advanced digital to topic-based seminars on historical and contemporary issues related to photography.

Ongoing community service responsibilities include academic advising and mentorship of students and new faculty, regional and national portfolio reviews, faculty searches and reviews, membership on college-wide, school, departmental and departmental committees. Additionally, faculty must show evidence of an ongoing trajectory of professional practice.

The School of Art+Design is part of the School of the Arts at Purchase College, State University of New York. Our premier programs prepare students for careers in the visual arts and design, as well as lives informed by creative experience. The school honors tradition, encourages experimentation and collaboration, develops critical thinking, and embraces new concepts, materials, and technologies. A faculty of working artists is committed to creating a supportive climate in which students are passionate about learning to see, to think, to make, and to contribute.

Founded on the principle that artists and scholars are indispensable to each other and to an enlightened society, Purchase College combines professional conservatory programs in the visual and performing arts and distinguished programs in the liberal arts and sciences. Located 25 miles north of Manhattan in New York, the campus celebrates individuality, diversity, and creativity as we encourage students to Think Wide Open. At Purchase College, the arts play a special role: liberal education infuses the arts and the arts infuse the campus.

Salary: $58,000 + $3,026 location pay

Application Deadline: February 3, 2022

Apply Now: https://jobs.purchase.edu/postings/527

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