Studio Art, Video Artist – Colgate University

The Department of Art and Art History welcomes applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Video Art at the assistant professor level beginning fall term 2020. Artistic practice and teaching specialties may include experimental film/video, animation, documentary, and other time-based and/or hybrid media rooted in the moving image, such as performance, installation, and augmented reality. Applicants should be prepared to teach beginning and advanced courses in video art as a studio practice, including an introductory studio course spanning theory and practice across artistic media, advanced projects in studio art and capstone senior projects. The Assistant Professor in Video Art will advise senior studio art theses, and contribute to the interdisciplinary Film and Media Studies concentration. The successful candidate will also be responsible for overseeing the department’s video art facilities, will assume a leadership role in envisioning the video art curriculum, and will be an integral contributor to the programming in Golden Auditorium, a state-of-the-art 150 seat theater with 35mm, 16mm, and digital projection capacity. All faculty are expected to participate in all-university programs including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Completion of MFA or equivalent terminal degree is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The teaching load is five courses per year.

Application Procedure:
Letter of application, CV, three current letters of recommendation, examples of recent work and examples of students’ work may be submitted through Examples of recent work and students’ work (from the college level or from other teaching opportunities) can be submitted following the directions supplied at Academic Jobs Online or via an included URL. Potential studio art project prompts will also be considered if student work is unavailable. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their application how their teaching and scholarship might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin November 22, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


Colgate University is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Department of Art and Art History can be found here: