Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Media Art

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Requirements: MFA or Creative Practice PhD in Film, Video, Animation, New Media or related field. A record of, or potential for, outstanding creative work, teaching and service in keeping with the tenure expectations of a department at a research institution.

Interested candidates should submit (1) letter of inquiry addressing qualifications for the position; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) link to website with portfolio of 1-3 creative work samples not to exceed 10 mins in length (for time-based work); 4) artist statement; (5) teaching portfolio including statement of teaching philosophy, a sample syllabus, and teaching evaluations for one class where you were the instructor of record (if available); (6) three letters of recommendation. The search committee may ask for more materials from selected candidates as needed. For questions regarding the search, please email the chair of the search committee, Associate Professor Julia Haslett at Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2024.

The Department of Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks to hire an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Media Art. Candidates should have an MFA or creative practice PhD with a strong conceptual practice and a demonstrated record of creative work as evidenced by public screenings and/or exhibitions. We are seeking a colleague whose work explores the interplay of form, content, concept, and/or story through new media (interactive, immersive, or generative), video art, animation, or film/cinema. Candidates who incorporate marginalized voices and perspectives into their creative research and pedagogy are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will teach a 2/2 load of undergraduate and graduate courses and develop new courses reflecting their research interests. We welcome a new colleague to help shape our interdisciplinary ethos, recruit and train emerging artists and scholars, and plot a visionary trajectory for our department’s artistic and critical future.