September 8, 2010

Princeton University seeks Photography Professor

Princeton University
Photo: Theresa Simao

The photography professor will work with the Director of the Visual Arts Program to develop all aspects of the study of undergraduate photography at Princeton University. In addition to a full-time teaching load, duties will include assisting the Director in the conceptualization and implementation of the photography curriculum, planning equipment and technology needs, monitoring work spaces and laboratory facilities, and fostering a vital role for photography within the Visual Arts Program, the Lewis Center for the Arts, and the university.

She / he will demonstrate a deep commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising.

She / he will be able to participate in the fabric of the Visual Arts Program, including the installation of student shows and the evaluation of portfolios submitted by applicants to the University, applicants to the Visual Arts Program, Junior independent projects, and Senior thesis projects.

She / he is a practicing artist in the field of Photography with an international reputation.

Where and what to send electronically: Applicants need to apply online at, faculty and academic appointments, requisition number 1000505. Please submit a resume, syllabi, and the names and contact information of three references (required).

Where and what to send via US Post Office:

Princeton University
Visual Arts Program Office
c/o Photography Search Committee
185 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08544

Please submit approximately 20 slides of recent work on a CD. Images must be formatted as jpegs and be no larger than 1200 pixels in any one dimension at 72 dpi. Enclose a self-addressed stamped envelop (SASE) if you wish to have your CD returned to you.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and complies with applicable EEO and affirmative action regulations. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. You need to apply online at or for general application information and how to self-identify, see

Essential Qualifications: Exhibiting artist with eight years university teaching experience required. An MFA or equivalent professional experience is also required.

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