Faculty Opportunity at Art Institute of Chicago Fwd:


Subject: Faculty Opportunity at Art Institute of Chicago Fwd:
From: Kevin Austin (kevin.austin@videotron.ca)
Date: Sun Aug 14 2005 - 13:12:11 EDT


Faculty Opportunity at Art Institute of Chicago

The Department of Film, Video, and New Media at the School of the Art
Institute of Chicago invites applications from artists working in
video to teach and expand an innovative curriculum in moving image
media. We are looking for artists who work with various applications
of video/digital media, experimental narrative and non-fiction forms,
installation, video performance, interactive environments and
web-based work.

Candidates should have a strong conceptual and historical grasp of
contemporary issues in the intersecting worlds of independent video
production, experimental filmmaking, and new media. The department is
committed to alternative forms and practices that emphasize
experimentation, innovation, and the hybridization of existing media
and modes of presentation.

Candidates should demonstrate the ability and desire to
participate in curricular initiatives; should be able to work with
undergraduate and graduate students in an interdisciplinary, fine arts
context; and should have advanced proficiency in one or more areas of the
media arts. Applicants must have an active professional creative practice.
Teaching experience preferred. The position is full-time, tenure-track and
begins in the fall of 2006. Rank and salary are commensurate with
experience.

Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, artist's
statement, teaching philosophy, portfolio samples which may include
CD-Rom, DVD, VHS, mini-DV, and/or website URLs, names and contact
information for three references, and an SASE (if you wish to have the
materials returned) by November 15, 2005 for priority consideration to:

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Office of Deans and Division Chairs
37 South Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603

For more information on the School and its programs, available faculty
positions, and details regarding application, consult
www.artic.edu/saic/public/jobs.
For additional assistance, questions may be directed to Shanna Linn at
slinn@artic.edu, 312.899-7472.



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