of Art and Design at Texas State University invites
applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in art
education starting Fall 2022. The selected candidate will be
expected to be a productive scholar and effective teacher of art
education and studio methods. The candidate will teach art
education courses leading to the B.F.A. in Studio Art with Teacher
Certification in ART EC-12; arts integration courses for
non-majors; and, based on program needs, student teacher
supervision. Art education faculty also teach advanced courses in
their area of specialization.
The selected candidate will demonstrate evidence of scholarly
excellence, teaching effectiveness, and enthusiasm for
collaborating with colleagues in the art education program.
Candidates will also be expected to contribute to college,
department, and university service. We seek candidates who share
our commitment to educational equity, social justice, and the
high-quality education of students from systemically marginalized
communities. We are interested in diverse applicants who situate
their lived experience, research, and professional practice in the
context of ethnicity, race, gender identity, multilingualism, the
immigrant experience, and social class. We are interested in and
encourage applicants of all gender identities, sexual orientations,
disabilities, and other visible and invisible socially diverse
identities to apply. All positions are subject to availability of
The program in Art Education prepares students to be teachers of
art at all levels of public education. Art Education students at
Texas State University earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.)
focused on the teaching of art and on individual artistic practice.
Graduates of the program in Art Education are considered to be
among the most qualified candidates for employment in Texas and
regularly secure teaching positions across the state.
The Art Education program’s goals align with the University’s
mission to be "student-centered and dedicated to excellence and
innovation in teaching” in the creation and study of art. The Art
Education faculty are teachers, researchers and artists who infuse
their teaching with research and creative activities. The faculty
is eager to welcome a colleague who will share our enthusiasm for
supporting and fostering excellence in the development of creative
work and educator preparation.
Texas State University, a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI)
located in San Marcos, Texas. Founded in 1899 as a teaching
college, Texas State University is now home to more than 38,000
students. The University holds a Carnegie classification of
Doctoral University-High Research Activity and is engaged in a
strategic plan to attain eligibility for the State of Texas’
National Research University Fund. Texas State University,
located along the beautiful San Marcos River, is in the center of
the innovation corridor, 40 miles south of Austin and 60 miles
north of San Antonio and is rich in vibrant and eclectic
communities. The campus is situated within a public school
district that is attended by more than 50 percent Latinx students
and implements diverse bilingual education programs. Texas
State University seeks candidates whose professional background
includes embracing a diversity of people and a diversity of ideas,
a spirit of inclusiveness, a global perspective, and a commitment
to community-building. Individuals from underrepresented groups are
strongly encouraged to apply.
- A Ph.D. or Ed.D. degree in Art Education.
- Minimum of three years of demonstrated experience teaching as
instructor of record in art education.
- A sustained and focused record of peer-reviewed research and
publications related to the field of art and art education.
- A demonstrated commitment to diverse and inclusive learning in
teaching and curriculum design.
- Demonstrated proficiency with how digital technology can be
integrated into Art and Art curricula at all levels.
- Demonstrated experience teaching hybrid and fully online
courses in higher education.
- Successful experience teaching in a variety of formal and
informal educational settings, e.g., community colleges, museums,
K-12 public schools, and/or other community teaching contexts.
- Teaching licensure (preferably All-Level Art EC-12), and/or
experience in student teacher supervision.
- Familiarity with performance-based assessment.
- Record of creative activity/artistic practice
- Record of teaching studio art courses in higher education as
instructor of record.
- Leadership and/or involvement at the local, national, or
international level in the field of Art Education.
- A research practice immersed in diversity in its many forms and
Only applications submitted through the Texas State University
website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/36680.
To ensure full consideration, please submit the following materials
by December 17, 2021:
- Letter of application stating how experience and credentials
fulfill the requirements for this position (not to exceed 3
- Curriculum vitae
- Sample writing (2 maximum)
- Sample Syllabi (2 maximum)
- Statement of contributions toward promoting diversity, equity,
- Sample of Creative Practice (links or digital files)
- List of three references from individuals able to comment on
The candidate selected for hire will be required to provide
official transcripts from all degree granting
For inquiries regarding the position, please contact the Search
Committee Chair, Dr. Adetty Pérez de
Texas State University is an Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive
thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals
from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share
our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our
diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the
outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal
history, driving records, education records, employment
verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the
use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas
State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.
Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University
Why Work at Texas State?
Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and
2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A
member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity
Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge,
fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing
population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that
await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.
Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative
and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a
spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates
for a variety of faculty positions.