Temporary Faculty Position in Digital Photography
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania enrolls approximately 10,000 students in graduate and undergraduate programs. The University is located in the borough of Kutztown in a charming rural setting, and is within 20 minutes driving time of the diverse metropolitan areas Allentown/Bethlehem and Reading, and within 60 minutes of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The University is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.
The Department of Fine Arts at Kutztown University invites applications for a full-time, one-semester, sabbatical replacement to teach "Intro Photography: Digital" for Spring 2014. Requirements: MFA degree (or equivalent), two years teaching Fine Arts photography at the college level (or equivalent). Candidates must have mastery of a digital workflow that includes Mac computers running PhotoShop CS6, linked to extended ink-set Epson printers in a networked lab environment. Ability to maintain and troubleshoot Epson 3880, 4880, 9880, and 9900 Epson printers a plus. The successful candidate must have knowledge of Canon and Nikon DSLR cameras; continuous lighting equipment and techniques; familiarity with historical and contemporary trends in photography; and master of basic best-practice editing techniques in a PhotoShop. A successful interview and demonstration of relevant ability required.
Send letter of application addressing requirements, resume, official graduate and undergraduate transcripts, three letters of reference, 20 digital images of professional work and 20 digital images of student work with a list identifying the images to: Digital Sabbatical Replacement Search, Department of Fine Arts, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA 19530. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continues until the position is filled.
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania is a member of the State System of Higher Education. All applicants for employment are subject to a criminal background check.