Visiting Assistant Professor of Art & Technology – University of Oregon


POSITION DESCRIPTION: Visiting Professor Art and Technology
The Art Department is accepting applications for a one-year fixed-term visiting position in Art & Technology. This position begins September 16, 2021 and ends June 15, 2022. This is a non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor position with a salary commensurate with experience.

Position Summary:
Candidates will assume teaching responsibilities at both the undergraduate and
graduate levels in the Art & Technology program. The position includes the teaching
of six courses (in a 3-term quarter system) and sharing the responsibilities in teaching
BFA and graduate students. Courses to be taught include lower-division and upperdivision
art & technology courses, and independent studies with BFA and MFA students. The position will also include shared responsibilities for oversight in the program and departmental service.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MFA degree; significant professional experience in a relevant field may substitute for the degree. Visiting faculty members are generally in residence and are expected to participate in the full range of faculty activities. Visiting faculty must hold a like or relevant position at another institution or have recently obtained a terminal degree.

Professional Competencies:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability in teaching a range of art and technology courses such as interactive and time-based art, and experimental design.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with diverse faculty and student populations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior college or university-level teaching experience, capability of teaching a finearts approach to interactivity (programming approaches such as processing, pure data, quartz composer and others), video production, animation, web-based art and design, and print design media.

Department Summary:
The Department of Art is one of two departments, along with Product Design, in the
School of Art and Design within the College of Design, which also includes Architecture,
the History of Art and Architecture, Arts Administration, Landscape Architecture,
Historic Preservation, and Planning, Public Policy and Management. With more than
400 undergraduates and 30 graduate students, the Department of Art offers BA/BS,
BFA and MFA degrees with curriculum in art & technology, ceramics, fibers, jewelry
and metals, painting and drawing, photography, printmaking, and sculpture. The
Department includes 20 tenure-track faculty and 12 Career Instructors.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: open until filled


  1. Through the UO Instructor Application pool, please provide a cover
    letter with a list of 3 references and CV:
  2. Submit a portfolio of 20 work samples and an artist statement to the
    UO Department of Art at This can be in the form
    of a link to a website or attached pdfs.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution
committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities