Anna Novakov on Thu, 7 Dec 2006 19:32:12 +0100 (CET)

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<nettime-ann> Tenure Track Position in Media Arts at St. Mary's College

Saint Mary's College invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor 
of Media Arts in the Department of Art and Art History, beginning in August 
2006.  Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles 
east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley.  

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers 
undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional 
education.  Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation and 
responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, 
Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution.  An outstanding, committed faculty and 
staff that value inquiry, learning and student interaction bring these 
traditions to life .  The College is committed to the educational benefits of 

Teach undergraduate media theory and practice courses.  Provide leadership in 
curriculum development for a media arts concentration at Saint Mary's College 
of California.  Faculty contractual responsibilities allow a teaching loaod of 
up to six (6) courses in the academic year, and one (1) course during January.  
All College faculty also participate in the Collegiate Seminar Great Books and 
January Term programs.  The successful candidate will be expected to contribute 
to the mission of the College, which is informed, animated and expressed 
through its Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D., M.F.A., or other terminal degree in Media Arts 
or related disciplines, with a record of teaching excellence, research and 
publication in the field.  Candidates should be committed to undergraduate, 
liberal arts education, and are expected to participate in departmental and 
college service activities. Candidates should demonstrate computational 
proficiency as well as a commitment to research and professional activity at 
the national and international level and possess knowledge of contemporary art, 
theory and criticism as it relates to media arts practice

Salary and Benefits:
Salary is competitive with other non-profit higher education institutions and 
commensurate with qualifications, experience, budget and internal equity 
considerations.  Placement will be determined by prior experience.  

Excellent benefits package, including health, dental, vision, life and long-
term disability insurance; tuition remission available to eligible faculty and 
their dependents; including a variety of leave programs and a generous TIAA/
CREF retirement program.

To Apply:
Candidates should submit a letter addressing qualifications relative to the 
responsibilities specified above; a current vitae; artist statement; video, 
DVD, CD-ROM, or other appropriate media; and the name, address, email, and 
phone number of four (4) academic references.  Please submit materials to: 
Media Arts Search committee c/o Professor Anna Novakov, St. Mary's College of 
California, Department of Art and Art History, 1928 St. Mary's Rd. Moraga, CA 
94556.  Please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for the return of 
your materials.

Candidates who submit names of references should expect that references will be 
contacted, in confidence, by the College and that credentials will be confirmed 
prior to hire.  Candidates who become finalists will be expected to sign a 
consent authorizing a broader inquiry. Please forward all application materials 

Deadline: Consideration of applications will begin on February 1, 2007 and 
continue until filled.

For more information about Saint Mary's mission and history go to: http://
Saint Mary's College of California is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  In 
compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Saint Mary's College of 
California is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff 
and student population and does not discriminate in its admission of students, 
hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to 
its faculty and staff and its educational programs, activities, benefits and 
services to its students, including but not limited to scholarship and loan 
programs, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex/
gender, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, medical condition or 
physical or mental disability.

Notification with regard to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security 
Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, and the Campus Sex Crimes 
Prevention Act.

As provided by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus 
Crime Statistics Act of 1998, Saint Mary's College of California through its 
Department of Public Safety, annually provides notice and makes available 
copies of the Annual Security Report, to the campus community, prospective 
students, employees and the public. Each Security Report includes statistics 
for the past three years concerning crimes and incidents (whether they occurred 
on campus, in off-campus building and property owned or controlled by the 
College, or on public property adjacent to campus) reported to campus security 
authorities. Each Security Report also provides campus policies and practices 
concerning security - how to report sexual assaults and other crimes, crime 
prevention efforts, policies/laws governing alcohol and drugs, victims' 
assistance programs, student discipline, college resources, and other matters. 
The Security Report is publicly available electronically or hard copy in the 
following ways: electronically:
02report.pdf; in person: Department of Public Safety, Administrative Office, 
Siena Hall: or by or by Mail or Telephone Request: Department of Public Safety, 
P.O. Box 3111, Moraga, CA 94575-3111 (925) 631-4052.

In addition, as provided by the Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act, the Contra 
Costa County Sheriff's Office maintains a Megan's Law database of sex crime 
offenders, which information may be obtained from the Sheriff's office located 
at 500 Court Street, Martinez, Monday-Friday, 9 am to 4 pm.

Anna Novakov, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Art History
Chair, Art and Art History Department
Brother Cornelius Art Center
Saint Mary's College 
1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
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