R0002304 - Windgate Representational Painter Artist-In-Residence

Location
Arkansas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Feb 25, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Department of Art and Design is accepting applications for a full-time, nine-month, position as the Windgate Representational Painter Artist-In-Residence (R0002304) to commence August of 2021. As an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, UA Little Rock welcomes applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applicants are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal ability to work in the United States. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.  

We are seeking an energetic, self-directed artist and dedicated instructor. While maintaining a robust studio practice, the Windgate Representational Painter Artist-In-Residence will teach a 2/2 course load, mentor Painting concentration students, and actively contribute within the Department of Art and Design. The Windgate Artist-In-Residence painting position includes a competitive salary, a private studio adjacent to the painting teaching studio and, annual materials and travel allowance. This is a three-year nonrenewable position. 

Required education and experience include an MFA in a painting studio art discipline; university-level teaching experience (which could include graduate teaching assistantships); evidence of scholarship related to position’s requirements; engagement in creative work as a studio artist with a record of creative exhibitions; the ability to teach all aspects of painting; strong technical knowledge in the field; experience in leadership and/or mentoring. 

The Department of Art and Design has 16 full-time faculty and support positions, multiple part-time positions, and 180+ majors that include undergraduate and graduate-level students. BA and BFA degrees are offered in studio art with concentrations in painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, graphic design, illustration, and sculpture; applied design with concentrations in furniture design, metals, and ceramics; art education with licensure; and art history. An MA degree is offered with emphases in visual art and art history. The department is housed in the newly constructed 65,500 sq. ft. Windgate Center of Art + Design facility and is accredited by NASAD. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock serves a diverse population of 9,500 traditional and non-traditional students. As the capital of Arkansas, Little Rock has an active downtown, arts district, multiple parks and trails for hiking and bicycling, and a population of 200,000.  

Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources’ website at http://ualr.edu/humanresources/.  Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify the applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

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