Call for Applicants: Visiting Lecturer of Video Art at DXARTS

The University of Washington Department of Digital Arts and Experimental Media welcomes applications for a visiting lecturer appointment with a concentration in Experimental Video Art in the 2023-24 academic year. The appointment starts in September 2023, ends June 2024, and has a temporary (100% FTE) nine-month service period.

The Experimental Video curriculum explores a wide range of conceptual and technical practices with an emphasis on time-based art, animation, installation, real-time video, and related media; we support a strong conceptual and technical foundation and encourage cross-disciplinary collaboration. The Video curriculum is well-supported by a dedicated computer/editing lab, and an extensive stock of production hardware, including DSLR and digital cinema cameras, tripods, lights, drones, stabilizers, and sound recording equipment. The position will be supported by a Graduate Teaching Assistant, and DXARTS Staff.

Candidates must be able to teach a 400-level studio course serving both undergraduate and graduate students, and be proficient in a range of approaches to video and digital media. Although past syllabi will be made available, the individual hired can integrate their research and pedagogy, and present an interdisciplinary, expanded approach to the video curriculum. The individual hired will teach a total of six courses over three quarters including two Experimental Video Art courses, a Special Topics course of their own design, and three quarters of Digital Art and New Media: History, Theory, and Practice, an asynchronous online course. Along with teaching, there are potential opportunities to support the successful candidate’s research practice, including use of the DXARTS maker space, studios, and gallery. Salary ranges from $54,000 to $65,000 for the 9 month appointment, commensurate with experience. This is a benefits eligible position. https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/benefits-orientation/benefit-summary-pdfs/

It is preferred that applicants have an MFA or foreign equivalent—as well as a strong professional and academic record. Please submit a CV, a list of three references, sample course syllabi, research statement, diversity statement, and portfolio that the candidate believes adequately represents their research practice. Submit all materials to dxarts@uw.edu

The preferred deadline for application submission is May 26th, 2023. Questions regarding this position should be directed to the search committee chair: tivon@uw.edu

For more information about the Department of Digital Arts and Experimental Media, please visit https://dxarts.washington.edu/

Commitment to Diversity

DXARTS strives to create a safe, affirming, and welcoming space for all cultures, races, nationalities, sexes, gender identities, ages, religions, and economic statuses. We are committed to ensuring that the University of Washington’s DEI+A values are reflected through our diverse community of students, faculty and staff, our research and public-facing events, our course curriculum, our actions, and interactions within the department.

https://dxarts.washington.edu/deia

Digital Arts and Experimental Media (DXARTS) is a ground-breaking department of creative practice-based research. Our mission is to support and empower new generations of artists who reimagine our emerging relationships with new technologies. As a department, DXARTS challenges current trends, develops new approaches to artistic discovery, embraces diversity, and looks towards the future while critically engaging with traditional forms. We strive to probe the unknown through experimentation across media and disciplines.