Adjunct Assistant Instructor - Art (Foundations Program)

University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law
June 11, 2023
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Posting Title Adjunct Assistant Instructor - Art (Foundations Program) Area of Specialty Department UNT-Foundations-136330 Job Location Denton Full Time/Part Time Part-Time Salary Information Department Summary

The Foundations Program serves as the gateway and first-year experience to all incoming students. It is the core of all undergraduate degree programs in the College of Visual Art and Design at The University of North Texas (UNT). Coursework in the Foundations Program introduces visual problem-solving and critical thinking strategies incorporating/studying culture and history and the practice of various art/design forms across disciplines to prepare students for rigorous college courses in visual art, design, art education, and art history.

Position Summary

The Department of Foundation Program seeks qualified individuals for its Adjunct Assistant Instructor Pool and welcomes applicants at any time. This posting is for the Fall 2023, Spring 2024 and Summer 2024 semesters. The specific courses involved may vary from semester to semester and openings to teach these courses develop on a periodic basis, depending on department teaching needs.

The adjunct assistant faculty in the Foundations Program must be able to: 1. teach students to understand creative processes, the transferability of skill,and conceptual thinking in art and design disciplines 2. teach diverse media at the Foundations level (teach students anunderstanding of and apply the elements and principles of art and design invarious media, e.g., drawing, 2D and 3D design, time-based, lens- based,digital, etc.) within a thematic and conceptual framework. The anticipated need is for adjunct instructors whose duties may include, butare not limited to, teaching the following courses. ART1600 Foundations: Perception and Translation ART1700 Foundations: Space (physical, temporal, and virtual) ART1800 Foundations: Narrative and Representation ART1900 Foundations: Systems and Transformations

Additional Posting Details

Minimum Qualifications

MFA or terminal degree in Art Education, Visual Art, Design, or related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

A demonstrated ability to teach and make connections across various (2D/3D/time based etc.) disciplines in visual art and design. A demonstrated ability to mentor students.

Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule


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Physical Requirements Ability to communicate

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Posting Number A803P

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