Tufts University: School of Arts & Sciences: SMFA @ Tufts
Part-time Lecturer in Media Arts: Video
Location: Boston, MA
The School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) at Tufts University Media Arts Department invites applications for a part-time lecturer in video for spring 2020.
The Media Arts Department at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University seeks applications for a part-time lecturer in video/moving image production. The position requires teaching Video I to undergraduate art majors. Requirements include: a proficiency in the production and post-production techniques, practices, and critique of moving image, sound, and media art, as well as a thorough knowledge of the discourses (theory and history) of video art and film within a fine arts context; a demonstrated commitment to teaching; the ability to teach students with a wide range of cross-disciplinary interests and to support their work both conceptually and technically; and good interpersonal skills, including clarity, generosity, and creativity. Areas of specialization may include: video art and installation, performance video, live-action animation, experimental narrative, hybrid fiction and non-fiction, and/or other intersections between art and moving image.
Candidates should have an MFA in Studio Art or an equivalent degree, and should have college level teaching experience, preferably at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Three to five samples of professional work. (Use Vimeo or YouTube link or a PDF with embedded links.) Total length of the three samples not to exceed 30 minutes. If the work samples include installed video provide documentation of the video installation if available.
Links to longer works may also be submitted, if so please provide cue points indicating what part is to be viewed.
Questions about the position may be directed to Jane Gillooly, chair of the Media Arts department, at email@example.com.
Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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