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JOB: Teach at SMFA


Visiting Full-Time Faculty in the Text & Image Arts Area
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) is conducting a search for a visiting full-time faculty position in print media and web art. Position will begin September 2011, will be a one year position with a possibility of renewal up to 3 years.

The SMFA seeks an artist/designer with a practice focusing in print and web related art, whose work involves text and public interventions. This may include books, zines, street graphics, web based art, networked art, software art, and new media that expands to other disciplines such as photo, sound, video, installation, animation, or performance. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an ability to work across media with students and faculty.

We are seeking an educator who has a strong grounding in theoretical, historical and practical aspects of the effect of technology in the arts with strong design skills. Candidates should be able to teach a wide range of theme based courses for beginning and advanced level students. A background in graphic design, typography, book arts, web design, or programing is a plus. The candidate must be able to work with other faculty members on the development of the curriculum and other area related activities.

MFA or equivalent experience are required, a multidisciplinary sensibility is an asset. The SMFA offers studio courses in diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The SMFA is an Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. International candidates will be considered.

Please send a letter of application with PDF attachments of:

– an artist statement

– teaching philosophy

– current resume and a narrative history of your professional practice

– contact information for three references (do not send letters of recommendation)

Do not send any CD portfolios. Instead please specify a website that showcases your work.

Materials should be mailed to:

Academic Affairs Office
attention: Donna Kern
TIA Search Committee
School of The Museum of Fine Arts
230 The Fenway
Boston MA 02115

Please note paper applications and CD portfolios will not be reviewed.

All applications must be received by Friday, February 11, 2010 though all applications will be considered until the position is filled.

For more information about the school and our curriculum visit the SMFA website:

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