Assistant Professor of Art Education and Foundations Coordinator, College of Liberal Arts - F21062F1

University of Southern Indiana

United States

January 3, 2022

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Job Title Assistant Professor of Art Education and Foundations Coordinator, College of Liberal Arts - F21062F1

Full-time or Part-time? Full Time Tenure Status Tenure Track

Job Description Summary

The Art & Design Department at the University of Southern Indiana invites applications for a productive scholar and effective teacher of Art Education and Foundations-level art courses. This tenure-track position starts at the rank of Assistant Professor of Art Education beginning in the fall of 2022. The position comes with full benefits and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. The position requires excellent communication, organization, and problem-solving skills along with the ability to relate well to students and colleagues.

The candidate will teach the equivalent of a 3/3 studio course load per year. These courses include art education methods courses leading to the BS or BA in Visual Art P-12 Teaching Major or Art Teaching (Elementary/Secondary) Minor; foundation courses, which include beginning drawing, 2-dimensional design, 3-dimensional design, and introduction to digital media, and/or other studio courses in the candidate's field of expertise. The candidate will maintain the Art & Design Department's visual arts teaching program as specified by NASAD accreditation requirements, continue to work with the state board of teacher accreditation, supervise student teacher education, and coordinate with the University of Southern Indiana's Teacher Education program. The candidate will oversee the department's foundation courses, ensuring quality and consistency within the curriculum by organizing and directing the assessment of these courses.

The candidate will be motivated in their own creative scholarship and research practices, sustaining service to their field/profession. The candidate will have a record of teaching effectiveness in the P-12 schools and/or full-time elementary or secondary (P-12) school art teaching experience, an understanding of current trends in art education, challenges facing the field, and state/national standards for art educators, and the ability to teach beginning drawing, 2-dimensional design, 3-dimensional design, and introduction to digital media. Experience teaching at least two of the four subjects is preferred. The candidate will also serve the department, college, and university on committees and in other capacities as needed by the university.

Qualified candidates must have a doctoral degree in Art Education or a Master of Fine Arts.

Click “Apply for this job” near the top right of this page to complete an application and upload application materials. The additional documents required for this position include:

1. Letter of application stating how experience and credentials fulfill the requirements for this position, not to exceed 500 words

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Artist Statement, 250-word max

4. Teaching Philosophy, 250-word max

5. 20 images of professional and/or creative works and 20 images of student work. These examples, including image lists should be combined into one PDF, not to exceed 10MB

6. Two sample course syllabi, one for Art Education and one in Art Studio or Design.

7. List of three references from individuals able to comment on applicant's qualifications 8. Unofficial Transcripts

Official transcripts will be required at a later stage. Materials should be provided electronically within the web-based applicant system and addressed to the attention of Dr. Melinda Roberts, Interim Dean of the College of Liberal Arts.

The University is located on a beautiful 1,400-acre campus in Evansville, Indiana, serving over 9,000 dual credit, undergraduate, and graduate students with over 130 areas of study. More information on the University, the Art and Design Department, and Southern Indiana may be found at www. usi.edu.

For additional information, please contact Brett Anderson (branderson3@usi.edu), Associate Professor & Search Committee Chair. Review of applications will begin January 3, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

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As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, the University of Southern Indiana considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy or marital status, national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other category protected by law or identified by the University as a protected class.

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