Assistant Professor of Art - Experimental Animation

Campus: Ephraim 

Review Date: March 15, 2018
Close Date: Open until filled
Desired Start Date: July 1, 2018
Job Status: Accepting Applications 


Snow College Visual Arts is seeking dynamic applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Art with an emphasis in experimental animation/video. This is a tenure track position. BFA required, MFA preferred.


Successful candidates will demonstrate a high level of professional engagement with current trends in contemporary art and emerging technologies; have a robust exhibition record; provide evidence of successful teaching beyond graduate school; proficiency in Adobe and other software/hardware specific to the area of specialization; the ability to move fluidly between digital and analog modes, and dedication to fundamentals of art making.  The candidate will assist in developing the vision and curriculum in experimental animation and video, including, but not limited to narrative video, experimental animation, and the foundation 4D time-based media course.

Major Responsibilities/Duties:
  • Teach 6 studio courses annually, or equivalent thereof, in experimental animation, experimental video, and 4D time-based media, visualization, and other seminar, visual arts foundation, and general education classes as needed and that are specific to area of expertise
  • Manage the Digital Media studio
  • Advise students
  • Assist with recruiting and retention of students and otherwise promoting the department
  • Active participation in campus and regional communities
  • Professionally active and engaged as an artist
  • Other duties in accordance with the Snow College Workload Document


Additional Information:

 $44,000 - $50,780

Work Hours:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

Email completed application and required documents to


Required Applicant Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Snow College Employment Application
  3. Resume/Vita
  4. Transcripts (Unofficial copies at this point)
  5. Three current references with complete contact information
  6. Artist statement
  7. Teaching philosophy
  8. Sample syllabi
  9. 20 images of your own creative work* (limit time-based works to 2 minutes)
  10. 20 images of student work*

*Provide a link to an online portfolio specifically curated for this position.