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[JOB /TEACHING] Assistant Professor of Photography, Hampshire College

Assistant Professor of Photography

Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for a full—time assistant professor of photography beginning July 1, 2015.

Hampshire’s Film, Photography, Video program provides students the opportunity to develop their artistic expression within an interdisciplinary context. Through an emphasis on project-based learning, students establish foundations in form and technique, examine current practices and debates, and engage historical and theoretical frameworks that will inform their work as visual artists.

We seek candidates who are engaged artists with a serious professional practice. Candidates should have demonstrated successful teaching at the undergraduate level and will be expected to teach across production, theory/practice and critique. Teaching experience should include:  analog black and white photography, digital photography and inkjet printing, large format photography and lighting. Course work should incorporate historical and critical writings, and current transnational and cross—cultural practices in photography, art, and digital media.

Ability to communicate and work effectively within a culturally diverse and multi-disciplinary campus community and within a program incorporating film, video, installation and performance studies is important.

Qualified candidates must have an MFA in photography or its equivalent, and a significant exhibition/publication record. The position involves substantial student advising, program and course development and college governance.

Hampshire College is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefit program. Please submit a cover letter highlighting teaching and professional work; a CV which includes email address and website; course syllabi; up to 10 examples of student work; a portfolio of 20 images; and names and contact information of three professional references via our website at No hard copies will be accepted. Review of applications will begin February 20, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity in education and employment