Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 07, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Painting & Drawing Visiting Artist Assistant Professor

Job no: 527543
Work type: Faculty - Other
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Architecture/Art/Design, Instruction

Department: School of Art + Design
Rank: Assistant Professor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins
July 2, 2021; position open until filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants
In addition to an online application, including contact information for three professional references, please upload a resume and cover letter.

Department Summary
The Art Department is accepting applications for a one-year fixed-term visiting position in Painting & Drawing. This position begins September 16, 2021 and ends June 15, 2022. This is a non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor position with a salary commensurate with experience.

Position Summary
The candidate will assume teaching responsibilities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The position includes the teaching of six courses (in a three-term quarter system) and sharing the responsibilities in teaching BFA and graduate students. Courses to be taught include lower-division and upper-division drawing and painting courses, and independent studies with BFA and MFA students. The position will also include shared responsibilities for oversight in the program and departmental service.

Minimum Requirements
  • MFA degree and excellence in creative practice
  • Visiting faculty members are generally in residence and are expected to participate in the full range of faculty activities
  • Visiting faculty must hold a like or relevant position at another institution or have recently obtained a terminal degree

    Professional Competencies
  • Strong understanding of painting and drawing practices within the expanded field
  • Ability to work cooperatively with diverse faculty and student populations

    Preferred Qualifications
  • College teaching desirable
  • Experience with printmaking and digital processes

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