LAKELAND UNIVERSITY, an independent
liberal arts institution located in east central Wisconsin, invites
applications from a diverse group of qualified candidates for a
tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor
of Studio Art to begin August 2021. Lakeland seeks to appoint a
versatile educator with a broad range of skills in studio art and
graphic design. Of particular interest are applicants who not only
honor traditional studio art professional endeavors, but also
embrace and innovate pathways for artists to retain relevancy and
obtain professional success in an increasingly digital
All Lakeland University Staff Members are expected
- Demonstrate in their words and actions an appreciation for the
history of Lakeland University and a commitment to its stated
- Represent unequivocally in their behavior the stated values of
- Be good stewards of the University’s resources, including its
personnel and the goodwill of its friends, its alumni, and local
- Work collaboratively (as opposed to competitively) with their
peers to meet objectives and achieve our goals;
- Keep their supervisor appropriately informed;
- Be forthright and honest in their communication with all
members of the University community;
- Treat all members in a manner of teamwork and respect;
- Acts in a manner that sets the standard for service in higher
education and the core principals of Lakelands Excelling at
Professionalism (LEAP) – show respect, communicate and be
- Advise their supervisor with respect to all matters that
require their attention, including their own performance.
- Teach undergraduate courses primarily in studio art, with a
secondary, supporting role teaching courses in the graphic design
program, as well as the possibility of teaching in Lakeland’s
interdisciplinary studies program.
- Create and engage students in coursework (assignments,
projects, in-class learning activities, critiques, exams) that
meets and assesses course learning objectives.
- Revise and advance the studio art curriculum and assessment
plan as needed.
- Advise students regarding their academic and experiential
- Participate in student recruitment efforts.
- Serve the institution through committee work.
- Serve as the Director of the Bradley Art Gallery, including
organizing and managing the exhibit schedule and hosting opening
- Manage inventory for the on-campus art store and oversee
- Use university technology as directed, including academic
platforms such as Blackboard and Starfish to support student
- MFA in studio art or related field.
- Demonstrated teaching experience at the undergraduate
- Demonstrated knowledge of studio art theory, methods,
techniques, and materials.
- Demonstrated knowledge of graphic design theory, methods,
techniques, and industry-standard software, especially Adobe
- Professional experience in subject matter preferred.
- Knowledge and experience with photography and videography a
- Knowledge and experience in K-12 settings a plus.
Undergraduate teaching experience will be highly valued, in
addition to a willingness and ability to teach in diversified
online or hybrid learning environments. The successful candidate
will also exhibit a commitment to experiential learning both in and
out of the classroom. Compensation will be commensurate with
background and experience, and a comprehensive benefit program is
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest,
current curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy,
portfolio of professional and student work, and three current
letters of recommendation. For additional information on Lakeland
University, please visit our web site at www.lakeland.edu
Lakeland University does not offer H-1B or other work
authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must
be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of
hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment
term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human
Lakeland University is an Equal Opportunity