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November 17, 2004

Position Notices:

University of Southern California

Two Assistant Professors:

Painting/Drawing, & New Genres

Position Notices:

Two Assistant Professors: Painting/Drawing, & New Genres

Two tenure track positions to begin Fall 2005. The School is seeking practicing artists with growing national and international stature; requirements include evidence of excellence in a developing professional exhibition record and a minimum of two years teaching experience. MFA degree preferred. The artists will teach undergraduate courses as well as participate in the MFA graduate program. At the graduate level, responsibilities would include the ability and desire to work with graduate students from all media, teach graduate critique seminar on a rotating basis and participate on the MFA graduate core faculty and to participate in the evolution and growth of the MFA program.

: Specific undergraduate responsibilities will include teaching existent courses in painting/ drawing, as well as potentially developing new courses that fuse these areas of practice with other forms and media. Applicants must have knowledge of technical, aesthetic and conceptual issues within historical and contemporary painting/ drawing practices. All serious applicants must possess a demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate students technical as well as related critical discourses, and painting theory concurrent with contemporary and historical studio practice. The position offers the opportunity to join the art school and further develop the bond and interaction between drawing and painting within an innovative undergraduate art program, as well as within other areas of the curriculum.

New Genres: The position will bridge the school’s Sculpture and Intermedia programs and create an area of study that merges sculpture, video, and new genres. Specific undergraduate responsibilities will include teaching existent courses in sculpture and video or hybrids thereof, as well as developing new courses that potentially fuse these areas of practice with other forms and media. Applicants must have knowledge of technical, aesthetic and conceptual issues within historical and contemporary art practices, and possess a demonstrated ability to teach the technologies and related critical discourse and theory surrounding dimensional expression and time-based production. The position offers the opportunity to guide the initiation and development of New Genres offerings within the art school and to further develop both the relation and interaction between the Sculpture and Intermedia areas as well as other areas within the curriculum.

Send letter of application, curriculum vita, related sites, SASE, lists of three references, and/or DVD, CD, slides of recent work to the appropriate committee; Painting Search Committee or New Genre Search Committee, University of Southern California, School of Fine Arts, Watt Hall 104, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0292. Deadline January 14, 2005. AA/EOE/WMA. No electronic submission accepted.

The University of Southern California School of Fine Arts is positioned within one of the nation’s premiere private research universities, and it is centrally located in Los Angeles, an internationally recognized region for contemporary art and culture.

The University of Southern California is proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding men and women of every race, creed and background.

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