University of Dayton, Department of Visual Arts
Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Foundations
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The Department of Visual Arts at the University of Dayton seeks a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Art Foundations, with an emphasis in Two-Dimensional Studies. Teaching responsibilities reside primarily in Two-Dimensional Design and Color Theory with possible other teaching assignments in the candidate’s discipline. We seek candidates who are actively addressing critical discourses of contemporary art in their studio practice, and who have a clear vision of how Foundations education can best prepare students for careers as artists, designers, scholars, and educators.
Required Qualifications: MFA in a Fine Art Two-Dimensional studio. Personal commitment to Foundations education. Successful experience teaching Two-Dimensional Design and Color Theory (or equivalent courses). Evidence of a strong artistic exhibition record and research agenda. Thorough knowledge of contemporary art. Teaching experience beyond graduate assistantship. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to assume a leadership role in curriculum development. Demonstrated ability to work as a team member.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to manage a successful Foundations program. Administrative or supervisory experience. Experience mentoring and working with students from diverse backgrounds. Commitment to socially and culturally diverse communities. Demonstrated interest in active participation in FATE (Foundations in Art Theory & Education). Demonstrated ability to collaborate and a professional manner.
Responsibilities include: 1) teach 3 courses a term 2) teach undergraduate foundations art studio courses from introduction through intermediate levels 3) provide oversight of the Foundations area which includes the supervision of relevant adjunct faculty, student assessment, studio facilities, and other tasks related to a vital Foundations program 4) work with the fine arts area and departmental faculty to provide academic leadership and administrative oversight 5) provide departmental service 6) maintain a strong professional research agenda 7) advise and mentor students.
Start date: August 16, 2014.
To apply: ALL APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON HUMAN RESOURCES WEB SITE (https://jobs.udayton.edu) by December 20, 2013. Electronic applications should include a letter expressing interest in this position that describes qualifications and experience, a current curriculum vitae, transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, three letters of recommendation, and sample syllabi that includes an innovative assignment of which you are particularly proud. In addition, applicants should provide links to an on-line portfolio of recent creative work and student work (if available), and publications (if relevant). If such materials are not available online, hard copy materials (CD/DVD's, videos, publications etc.) should be sent to:
Foundations Faculty Search Committee
Department of Visual Arts
University of Dayton
300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469-2923
For more information, call the Department of Visual Arts at 937-229-3237 or email email@example.com.
The Department of Visual Arts offers a BFA in art education, fine arts studio, photography, and graphic design and a BA in art history and visual arts. We focus on the development of skills and processes, concepts and contexts, critical thinking, and professional applications. We have an outstanding record of student success in all fields within the visual arts. Visit us at: http://artssciences.udayton.edu/VisualArts/
The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.
To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. We act affirmatively to recruit and hire women, traditionally under-represented minority groups, people with disabilities and veterans.
Apply on-line at https://jobs.udayton.edu.
|Primary Category:||Fine Arts