Assistant Professor of Art-Illustration / R0028121

University of Arkanas at Little Rock
Little Rock, Arkansas
Posted Date
Jan 30, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock seeks applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Art-Illustration (R002812). The Assistant Professor of Art-Illustration is responsible for teaching illustration courses, advising, and mentoring students. The successful candidate will have an active scholarship agenda, participate in recruitment, retention, special programs, curriculum assessment, and development, while also contributing to department, college, and university committees. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

The Department of Art and Design is housed in the newly constructed 65,500 sq. ft. Windgate Center of Art + Design with spacious teaching studios, three galleries, student studio spaces and new state-of-the-art equipment. The department serves more than 170 majors, offering a BA in Art Education, Art History, and Studio Art, and a BFA in ceramics, drawing, graphic design, furniture design, illustration, jewelry & metalsmithing, painting, photography and printmaking.

Sitting on the banks of the Arkansas River, Little Rock, with a population of more than 200,000 residents, is known for its arts and cultural scene, vast array of entertainment activities, restaurants and breweries, and easy access to a variety of outdoor activities.

Required Qualifications: MFA in Illustration or related field; Evidence of scholarship related to the position requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:  University-level teaching experience beyond graduate assistantships; Industry experience; Experience with various graphic design and digital art processes; A strong record of creative work and evidence of ongoing professional achievement; Experience and commitment to working with diverse populations of learners.

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  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background, sex offender registry, and financial history check and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check and drug screening 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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