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Two year Visiting Assistant Professor of Art/ New Media, Kenyon College

Kenyon College announces a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position for an Artist for whom New Media serves as a major component of his/her artistic focus. Applicants should have demonstrated expertise in digital image manipulation, video and interactive installation practices, and knowledge of physical computing or creative coding processes. Expertise in other areas of emerging media are valued but not required. As a liberal arts college, interdisciplinary work is a natural aspect of our liberal arts focus. Proficiency in Adobe Suite and other software needed for teaching is expected. We invite visionary applicants who will bring ingenuity, effort, diverse perspectives and skills as well as strong commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Strong teaching skills and a knowledge of contemporary issues in media arts, art history and criticism are expected. Teaching experience at the college level, an MFA degree, and exhibition record at the time of the appointment are required. Responsibilities include teaching five studio courses per year at all undergraduate levels. Review of applications will begin April 5. Skype interviews will be scheduled shortly thereafter. The appointment will begin in August 2019.

Kenyon College is a nationally prominent, private liberal arts college where academic excellence goes hand in hand with a strong sense of community and close relationships among students and professors. Kenyon is ranked consistently in the top tier of national liberal arts colleges and is located in the village of Gambier, 50 miles northeast of Columbus Ohio. Kenyon offers competitive salaries and has an excellent benefits program, including provisions for a spouse, families, or domestic partners.

Apply on-line at http://careers.kenyon.edu, with a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabus and assignment, resume, 20 images/videos each of your work and student work in digital format (downloadable PDF, webpage) and three letters of recommendation. Review of Applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Kenyon College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the College’s policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, ancestry, disability, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, political belief or activity, or status as a veteran. Kenyon welcomes diversity and encourages the applications of women and minority candidates.

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