Assistant Professor Photography (Full time)

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, located in Utica, NY, is seeking to fill a full-time Assistant Professor of Photography in its PrattMWP College of Art and Design program starting Fall 2019. 

Application deadline is March 15, 2019.

Photography at PrattMWP offers a full range of freshman and sophomore classes to photography majors. Ability and experience in a variety of photographic applications, from introductory analog through advanced digital, is required. The position requires an MFA in Photography and 1 to 3 years of teaching and professional experience. Candidates must be proficient in teaching both traditional film media, large and small format, lighting, fine art inkjet printing, as well as digital formats with expertise in Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom expected. Candidates with additional experience in video and 4D media will be given special consideration. Position open until filled.

Submissions of applications are only accepted online through Submittable.

PrattMWP is an NASAD accredited foundation college art program, created through an affiliation between Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY and Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.  Students complete their first two foundation years of a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree at PrattMWP and then matriculate to the Brooklyn campus for completion.  The campus houses approximately 200 students majoring in Fine Arts, Communications Design, Photography, and Art and Design Education.

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute is located in the heart of New York State, foothills of the Adirondack Mountains and centrally located with easy travel to Cooperstown, Albany, Syracuse and a few hours from Boston, NYC, Lake Placid and Montreal.

MWPAI is a multicultural arts center with three main divisions:  Museum of Art, School of Art, and Performing Arts.  Together, the programs of the three divisions make MWPAI the chief provider of cultural resources in the region.  The Museum of Art is renowned for its art collection and Philip Johnson designed building.  The School of Art offers the nationally accredited PrattMWP foundation program in its affiliation with Pratt Institute and a community arts education program offering art and dance classes.    The Performing Arts division offers a wide-ranging, year-round programming of artistically excellent and diverse performing arts and cinema presentations, as well as extensive educational activities.

Finalists may be invited for an onsite visit and interview. This is an entirely online application process via Submittable.com. It is recommended that answers are prepared offline, saved in a text or word document, and copied/pasted into the application from so that work is not lost. Do not email or mail your application. Provide letter of application, vita, and copies of transcripts.  Candidates should also include appropriate documentation of professional activities such as teaching, exhibitions, scholarly research publications, discipline advocacy and service.  Provide 20 examples of your work; 20 images of your students’ work and name, address, phone numbers and email address of three professional references. 

Application Instructions: Review of applications will begin immediately.  PrattMWP uses Submittable to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. 

Application Checklist

Apply via Submittable: https://mwpai.submittable.com/submit/135582


1. Letter of Application (address to: Search Committee: Assistant Professor of Photography, PrattMWP College of Art and Design, Utica NY)


2. Curriculum Vitae (pdf)


3. Three professional references including title, phone number, and email. Two references must speak to teaching ability.


4. Teaching Philosophy (350 words)


5. Course descriptions (350 words: brief descriptions of course or courses taught in area of specialty)


6. Link to website if available


7. 20 Images of artwork with descriptions (jpg, tiff, other formats accepted) 


8. 20 Image of student artwork (jpg, tiff, other formats accepted)

 

Assistant Professor of Communication Design (Full Time)

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, located in Utica, NY, is seeking to fill a full-time Assistant Professor of Communication Design in its PrattMWP College of Art and Design program starting Fall 2019. Application deadline is March 15, 2019.

PrattMWP Communication Design department is seeking a candidate with the ability and preparation to teach course in traditional, time-based (Animation, Video, Photography), and interactive media in our undergraduate design program. Technical expertise is essential with a working knowledge of Adobe programs such as After Effects, and other programs such as Sketch and Cinema 4D. Our program is the first two years of Pratt Institute’s Communication Design curriculum and experience working with foundation students is preferred. MFA/MA preferred, but applicants with BFA/BA and professional experience will also be considered. Position open until filled.

Submissions of applications are only accepted online through Submittable.

Finalist may be invited for an onsite visit and interview. This is an entirely online application process via Submittable.com. It is recommended that answers are prepared offline, saved in a text or word document, and copied/pasted into the application from so that work is not lost. Do not email or mail your application. Provide letter of application, vita, and copies of transcripts.  Candidates should also include appropriate documentation of professional activities such as teaching, exhibitions, scholarly research publications, discipline advocacy and service.  Provide 20 examples of your work; 20 images of your students’ work and name, address, phone numbers and email address of three professional references. 

PrattMWP is an NASAD accredited foundation college art program, created through an affiliation between Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY and Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.  Students complete their first two foundation years of a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree at PrattMWP and then matriculate to the Brooklyn campus for completion.  The campus houses approximately 200 students majoring in Fine Arts, Communications Design, Photography and Art and Design Education.

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute is located in the heart of New York State, foothills of the Adirondack Mountains and centrally located with easy travel to Cooperstown, Albany, Syracuse and a few hours from Boston, NYC, Lake Placid and Montreal.

MWPAI is a multicultural arts center with three main divisions:  Museum of Art, School of Art and Performing Arts. Together, the programs of the three divisions make MWPAI the chief provider of cultural resources in the region.  The Museum of Art is renowned for its art collection and Phillip Johnson designed building. The School of Art offers the nationally accredited PrattMWP foundation program in its affiliation with Pratt Institute and a community arts education program offering art and dance classes. The Performing Arts division offers a wide-ranging, year-round programming of artistically excellent and diverse performing arts and cinema presentations, as well as extensive educational activities.


Finalists may be invited for an onsite visit and interview. This is an entirely online application process via Submittable.com. It is recommended that answers are prepared offline, saved in a text or word document, and copied/pasted into the application from so that work is not lost. Do not email or mail your application. Provide letter of application, vita, and copies of transcripts.  Candidates should also include appropriate documentation of professional activities such as teaching, exhibitions, scholarly research publications, discipline advocacy and service.  Provide 20 examples of your work; 20 images of your students’ work and name, address, phone numbers and email address of three professional references. 


Application Instructions: Review of applications will begin immediately.  PrattMWP uses Submittable to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted.
Application Checklist
Apply via Submittable: https://mwpai.submittable.com/submit/135628

1. Letter of Application (address to: Search Committee: Assistant Professor of Communication Design, PrattMWP College of Art and Design, Utica NY)

2. Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

3. Three professional references including title, phone number, and email. Two references must speak to teaching ability.

4. Teaching Philosophy (350 words)

5. Course descriptions (350 words: brief descriptions of course or courses taught in area of specialty)

6. Link to website if available

7. 20 Images of artwork with descriptions (jpg, tiff, other formats accepted)

8. 20 Image of student artwork (jpg, tiff, other formats accepted)

 

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute