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Media Artist/Educator at UCSD

University of California San Diego's Visual Arts Department seeks an artist/educator with expertise in digital video production and post production with a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education. The job will be in a broadly interdisciplinary arts department that includes studio, computing, media, art and media history, theory and criticism. Additional background in digital photography or film is welcome. MFA or equivalency and teaching experience are required. The deadline for applications is 15 December 2006.

The position closely parallels a professorial tenure-track position and employment is scheduled to commence on 1 July 2007. Primary responsibilities are undergraduate teaching in classes both large and small, advising, administrative coordination and lab supervision of the Media Major. While research activity is encouraged and supported, evaluation and promotion within the department centers on the contribution to educational activities.

Interested individuals should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, syllabi, teaching evaluations, examples of your student's work and names and addresses of three references (do not send letters of recommendation and/or placement files) and evidence of work in the field. The evidence may be in the form of slides, CDs, DVDs, tapes, photocopies and should be accompanied with a return mailer and postage. Applicants are welcome to include in their cover letters a personal statement summarizing teaching experience and leadership efforts and/or contributions to diversity. Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment.

All apllication materials should be sent by 15 December 2006 to the following address: Search Committee (Position #M-07-E), University of California San Diego, Visual Arts Department (0327), 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, California 92093-0327, USA