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Open Rank Professor in Photography and/or Imaging Technology

Job Opening

The Department of Art at the University of California, Riverside, invites applications for an Open Rank (Assistant, Associate, Full) Professor in Photography and/or Imaging Technology, effective 1 July 2008. BA, MFA or MA in a relevant discipline is required.

The department seeks an artist working with some form of imaging technology and possessing a broad understanding of contemporary visual arts. Candidates must be able to participate in shaping a curriculum that is inclusive of both technical and critical issues. The department desires a candidate who is a working artist with a significant exhibition history, who has broad understanding of the history and contemporary practice within the medium as well as the practical and theoretical implications of new technologies.

The hired candidate will teach on a 5 / 4 course yearly rotation and will participate in the formation of curriculum and other departmental planning. The review of applications will begin on 15 December 2007 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications should include cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, adequate representation of production with supplemental material, and three letters of recommendation (Assistant Level) or names & addresses of three referees (Associate/Full Prof. Level), to be sent to: Photography Search, Attn: Professor John Divola, Department of Art, 900 University Ave., 235 Arts Building, Riverside, CA 92521-0319, USA