Position Open: Full-time Visiting Artist in Media Arts at School of the Museum of Fine Art, Tufts University

Tufts University: School of Arts & Sciences: SMFA @ Tufts
Full-time Visiting Artist in Media Arts



The Media Arts Department at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University seeks applications for a full-time visiting artist in moving image production. The position involves teaching undergraduate studio courses to art majors at all levels, from introductory to advanced. Requirements include: a proficiency in the production and post-production techniques, practices, and critique of moving image, sound, and media art, as well as a thorough knowledge of the discourses (theory and history) of video art and film within a fine arts context; a demonstrated commitment to teaching; the ability to teach students with a wide range of cross-disciplinary interests and to support their work both conceptually and technically; and good interpersonal skills, including clarity, generosity, and creativity. Areas of specialization may include: video art and installation, performance video, live-action animation, experimental narrative, hybrid fiction and non-fiction, and/or other intersections between art and moving image.



Candidates should have an MFA in Studio Art or an equivalent degree, and should have college level teaching experience, preferably at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.



All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/39664.

Please submit:

  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • An artist statement;
  • Order

  • Two sample syllabi;
  • Three to five samples of professional work. (Use Vimeo or YouTube link or a PDF with embedded links.) Total length of the three samples not to exceed 30 minutes.
  • Links to full length works may also be submitted as addenda only. They will be viewed if time allows.

Questions about the position may be directed to Jane Gillooly, chair of the Media Arts department, at [email protected].

Review of applications will start on Buy January 1, 2017 Buy and continue until the position is filled.