FACULTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
DEPARTMENT OF ART
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ART
California State University, East Bay
(CSUEB) is a comprehensive university serving the San Francisco Bay
Area/Silicon Valley. It is known for award-winning programs, expert
instruction, its diverse student body, and a choice of more than
100 career-focused fields of study. With an enrollment of
approximately 15,000 students and 900 faculty, CSUEB is organized
into four colleges. The University offers bachelor’s degrees in 49
fields, minors in 52 fields, master’s degrees in 34 fields, 16
credentials programs, 18 certificate options, and 1 doctoral degree
California State University East Bay has a mission to support a
diverse student body through academically rich and culturally
relevant learning experiences. The successful candidate will bring
with them expertise or an openness to creating a welcoming and
supportive environment for all students.
The Department of Art serves over 530 Art
majors and offers the BFA and BA degrees in concentration areas
including graphic design, video & animation, illustration, fine
arts, interaction & game design, photography, art history and
visual studies, and offers an MA degree in interaction design &
Please visit our website at http://www20.csueastbay.edu/class/departments/art/
DUTIES OF THE POSITION:
The Art Department is seeking
candidates with an active multidisciplinary teaching orientation
working within traditional, digital and/or emerging creative arts
fields, to apply for a full-time Assistant Professor tenure-track
We invite imaginative, skillful applicants, with varied life
experiences, perspectives, racial, gender, social and cultural
backgrounds, whose vision will engage with our students in
preparing and empowering them for participation in the changing
nature of art, design, work, and collaboration in the 21st
We especially welcome applicants who are committed to equity
focused teaching practices, can demonstrate their commitment to and
success in engaging with diverse populations working through the
lens of inclusivity and diversity within curricular design, the
classroom and their professional practice.
Please note that teaching assignments at California State
University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Concord, and
RANK AND SALARY:
- Teach in one or more of the BA/BFA/MA programs depending on
expertise and in core undergraduate art classes.
- Assist in developing curriculum and managing BA/BFA Studio Art
and/or Design programs.
- Recruit students for the Department of Art by building and
maintaining connections with community and professional
organizations as well as local community colleges.
- Maintain a record of professional activity (e.g. exhibition,
scholarly work/ creative activity) commensurate with assigned
teaching and other duties as required by University retention,
tenure, and promotion policies and procedures.
- In addition to teaching, all faculty have advising
responsibilities, assist the department with administrative and/or
committee work, and are expected to assume campus-wide committee
- Work respectfully and collaboratively to cultivate diverse,
multicultural, equitable and inclusive educational settings.
Assistant Professor. Salary is dependent
upon educational preparation and experience. Subject to budgetary
DATE OF APPOINTMENT:
Fall Semester, 2022
Candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching, mentoring,
research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute
to our commitment to diversity and excellence
- Candidates must have earned a MDes or MFA degree in art or
design in a field related to one of our existing BFA Concentrations
with clear expertise in creative practice no later than the
effective date of the appointment.
- Candidates must have a demonstrated record of creative work and
recognized creative achievement.
- Achievement or work in graphic or interaction design, video,
animation, game design, photography, or illustration is
- Candidates whose teaching or creative work address justice,
equity, diversity, inclusion are preferred.
- Experience with inclusive teaching strategies or innovative
pedagogy to effectively engage our diverse student populations is
- Candidates with successful teaching experience, especially
experience at the college or university level, are preferred.
- Demonstrated commitment to community engagement is
- Experience with teaching, mentoring, and advising with students
from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving
their access to higher education is preferred.
Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly
activity. This University is fully committed to the rights of
students, staff and faculty with disabilities in accordance with
applicable state and federal laws. For more information about the
University’s program supporting the rights of our students with
disabilities see: http://www20.csueastbay.edu/af/departments/as/
- Review of applications will begin on January 28, 2022.
Positions are open until filled.
- For full consideration, all materials should be submitted by
January 28, 2022. The position will be considered open until
Applicants must apply through PageUp (see “Apply
Questions about the position may be addressed to Annie Hoang,
ART Department Administrative Coordinator by email at
- A letter of application, which addresses the qualifications
noted in the position announcement;
- A complete and current vita;
- A Portfolio of your Completed Works as a PDF document with
brief descriptions of each work (with links to any works
- If you have taught before, then Samples of your Students’ Work,
as evidence of successful instruction, submitted as a PDF document
with up to 10 different works with brief descriptions of each;
- The names and contact information for three professional or
academic references. Letters of recommendation may be required at a
- A one-two page diversity, equity, inclusion statement that
addresses how you will serve our diverse student population in your
teaching, research, creative practice, mentoring, and
- Teaching statement.
Note: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals
lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of
employment are contingent upon presentation of documents
demonstrating the appointee’s identity and eligibility to work in
accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control
Act. A background check (including a criminal records check and
prior employment verification) must be completed and cleared prior
to the start of employment.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on
the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship,
color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status,
national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran’s
status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity
in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment
for its diverse student body.
December 06, 2021 (9:00 AM) Pacific Standard