October 25, 2002 - University of British Columbia - The University of British Columbia / Visual Art Faculty Appointment
October 25, 2002

The University of British Columbia / Visual Art Faculty Appointment

The University of British Columbia / Visual Art Faculty Appointment

The University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment in Visual Art, at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2003, subject to final budgetary approval.

Visual Art

The University of British Columbia invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment in Visual Art, at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2003, subject to final budgetary approval.

UBC, one of the largest and most distinguished universities in Canada, is located in Vancouver, British Columbia. Vancouver, is a young, vibrant city whose thriving art community is internationally renowned. The Department of Art History, Visual Art, and Theory integrates the visual arts and art history, and is associated with a leading contemporary art gallery. For more information visit our website: www.finearts.ubc.ca.

We seek a candidate who possesses a demonstrated expertise in the theory and history of photography and in both theoretical and practical aspects of photographic imaging and new media.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

– an MFA degree or equivalent

– an active exhibition record, including national and/or international

– a record of written publications

– the capacity to teach at all levels from foundations to graduate courses

– a strong commitment to administrative responsibilities and to curriculum development

Applicants should submit:

– an application letter including a statement of interest, professional strengths and teaching philosophy

– visual documentation of current work (eg: 20 slides, video, CD Rom)

– relevant publications including authored works as well as reviews

– detailed curriculum vitae

– the names, addresses and emails of three professional references

Applications should be sent to: Chair, Visual Arts Search Committee, Department of Art History, Visual Art, and Theory, University of British Columbia, Room 403-Lasserre Building, 6333 Memorial Rd., Vancouver, BC. V6T 1Z2.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Deadline: December 13, 2002.

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