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James E McGhee Endowed Visiting Professor
Rochester Institute of Technology
Tenure Track Visiting Professor in Visual Media

The School of Photographic Arts and Sciences in the College of Art and Design at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applicants for the James E. McGhee Endowed Visiting Professorship. This endowed position is a 2-3 year position with the option to renew and includes access to funds to support student success, industry partnerships, and student/faculty applied research.

The successful candidate will teach courses over the academic year that includes undergraduate and, potentially, graduate-level courses in photography, combined with design and moving media. The ideal candidate will contribute to the intersection of commercial photography and business for the school within the Visual Media BFA degree option and have a broad background in creative directing, branding, social media/content management, and/or graphic design. The successful candidate will be nimble, technologically savvy, and forward-thinking on the future of photography. Fluency with foundations of video is preferred.

THE DEPARTMENT: The School of Photographic Arts and Sciences (SPAS) is internationally recognized for its professional study of photographic practices in a wide array of related disciplines, including advertising and fine art photography, photojournalism, visual media, photographic sciences, and media technologies. To learn more about the programs, faculty, and students in SPAS, please visit

THE COLLEGE: RIT's College of Art and Design is the university's creative hub where art, design, science, and technology intersect in our 200,000+ sq. ft. facility. We are a dynamic and professional arts and design community comprised of 1,900 students (UG and Grad), nearly 140 full-time faculty, 60 creative staff, and a number of professional part-time faculty, all of whom contribute to our College's ecosystem. The College's four schools offer programs in Art, Design, Crafts, Film and Animation, Photography and Photographic Sciences. The range of innovative programs offers students a panoramic perspective from creating fine art using centuries-old methods to pushing the boundaries of digital creativity. The College of Art and Design also takes full advantage of RIT's opportunities in technology, STEM, engineering, sustainability, and entrepreneurism programs, as well as our global campuses,

A review of applications will begin February 1, 2023, and will continue until an acceptable candidate is found.

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RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal-opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.
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Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester Institute of Technology
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Rochester, NY 14623
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POST DATE: 01.13.2023
Rochester Institute of Technology

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