Tenure Track, Assistant Professor, Photographic Historian

The College of Imaging Arts and Sciences invites applicants to apply for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in its Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) and Master of Fine Arts (MFA) art history curriculum. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in the history, theory and criticism of contemporary photography and art. We are interested in a dynamic, forward-
thinking individual who is actively engaged with contemporary theory within visual and digital culture. Candidates must be dedicated to scholarship and service, including student advisement. Ideal candidates will also provide leadership and vision in the continued interdisciplinary vibrancy of the College’s BFA and MFA programs, its students and curriculum, and the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences in which this interdisciplinary faculty line is housed.  The position begins August 13, 2015.

The College of Imaging Arts and Sciences (CIAS) is critically acknowledged as one of the nation’s premier college for art, design, film, photography, and crafts. The School of Photographic Arts and Sciences (SPAS) is internationally recognized for its professional study of photographic practices in a wide array of related disciplines, including advertising, biomedical photographic communications, fine art, imaging technology, photojournalism, and visual media. To learn more about the programs, faculty and students in CIAS and SPAS, please visit http://www.cias.rit.edu. We are seeking individuals who are committed to contributing to RIT’s core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.

Apply online at: Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty.
Position number – 1311BR.

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You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at: Therese Mulligan, PhD, Administrative Chair, School of Photographic Arts and Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 14623, 585-475-2884, mtmpph@rit.edu.
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014 and continue until position is filled.