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Professional Assistant Professor, Galleries Manager

Employer
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Jul 26, 2017

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art, Other Arts
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Art at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites applications for the position of Professional Assistant Professor/Galleries Manager. This is a full-time, non-tenure, one-year, renewable appointment to begin in the fall of 2017.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MFA in Studio Art
  • Evidence of an active professional record at a national level

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Two years of teaching experience in foundations at the university or college level, beyond graduate teaching assistantship
  • Gallery management experience centered in logistics and administration
  • Expertise in graphic design applications and video editing

The ideal candidate for the post of Professional Assistant Professor/Galleries Manager will be able to demonstrate a distinguished professional record centered in studio practice, teaching, and gallery management. The duties of the post will be divided among teaching and administration of the University Galleries. Reporting to the Department Chair and the Director of University Galleries, the candidate must possess expertise in a broadly defined foundations discipline, in gallery management, in graphic design applications (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.), and in video editing. The candidate must demonstrate capacity to oversee daily gallery operations related to personnel, administration, exhibition logistics, facility maintenance, relationships with partners on campus and within the community, and the production of the galleries’ public relations materials.

The Department of Art at TAMU-CC offers areas of study in Art History, Ceramics, Graphic Design, Photography, Sculpture, Print Media, and Painting/Drawing. With new state-of-the-art resources in Photography, Graphic Design, and Print Media, the program has also launched comprehensive digital fabrication and rapid technologies in its Creative Engineering Lab (CEL). The Art Department is experiencing a flourishing MFA program and maintains two professional art galleries. As an ocean community with immediate access to nearby metropolitan centers in Houston, San Antonio, and Austin, Corpus Christi provides an ideal setting for creative activity.

Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi is a rapidly growing doctoral research university with more than 12,000 students. A Hispanic-Serving Institution on the cultural border with Latin America, TAMU-CC provides a robust campus experience focused on student and faculty success. Located on its own island on the Texas Gulf Coast, the “Island University” was recently recognized as one of the most beautiful coastal campuses in the United States. State-of-the-art classroom and laboratory buildings, support facilities, and recognized faculty strategically position TAMU-CC to achieve its goal of national and international prominence as an emerging research institution.

Apply online at https://islanderjobs.tamucc.edu

A completed application will include:

1. Curriculum vitae,
2. Letter of application addressing qualifications listed above,
3. Statement of teaching philosophy, and
4. Contact information of three professional referees including their name, title, institutional affiliation, address, telephone number, and email address.

The position will remain open until filled. Applicants are encouraged to submit application by August 15th, 2017.

Texas A&M Corpus Christi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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