Assistant Professor, Art and Design (Traditional and Digital Photography)


The University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL) invites applications for a tenure-track
faculty position at the Assistant Professor level beginning September 1, 2022 in the Art and Design program. This program is housed in the
Department of Communication and Studio Arts within the College of Human Sciences and Humanities.


  • Teach a 3/3 course load (fall/spring) with summer teaching opportunities. (Teaching foundational skills in all areas of photography,
    including camera controls, wetlab developing printing, digital photography, studio photography, wedding photography, photo-journalism, and
    photo manipulation.)
  • Participate on college, program and university committees as well as maintain a productive research program
    with potential for student involvement.



  1. Master of Fine Arts degree in Photography.
  2. Active practicing artist with higher
    education teaching experience.
  3. Experience teaching darkroom and traditional photography, as well as building curricula that reach
    diverse student populations.


Evidence of teaching excellence in line with the program’s
emphasis on foundational skills in visual art production.

Bilingual skills (especially English/Spanish).

Required Attachments by Candidate: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Teaching Philosophy or
Statement, Research Statement, Evidence of Effective Teaching

Notes to Applicant:

Applications are only
accepted online through the Job Opportunities website. To apply, please complete the online application and attach a letter of interest,
curriculum vitae which includes a link to a portfolio of current work (minimum of 20 images) and student work (20 images), statements of
research and teaching interests, and evidence of teaching excellence. Applicants should also provide evidence of their current research and
their teaching effectiveness.

Only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. Reference letters will only
be required from candidates invited for an on-campus interview. Proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. must be provided as a condition of
employment. A background check and the successful pass of a criminal history record check is required prior to on-campus interviews. Review
of applications will begin immediately and the position will be open until filled, with priority given to applications received by January
14. 2022. UHCL reserves the right to extend the search or not fill the position.

UHCL is currently a bachelors and masters granting
university with select doctoral programs. Located adjacent to the NASA-Johnson Space Center, the UHCL campus is set within the scenic Armand
Bayou Nature Preserve, about 30 miles from both downtown Houston and Galveston Island. UHCL is proud to be recognized by the U.S. Department
of the Interior as a member of the Minority Serving Institutions Program. UHCL is an HSI: Hispanic Serving Institution and is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer supporting workplace diversity.


Organization: C0023 HSH Dean’s Office

University of Houston-Clear Lake is An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer Supporting Workplace Diversity

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