Assistant Professor of Art (Social Practice)

Sam Houston State University

United States

December 20, 2021

Description

Assistant Professor of Art (Social Practice) Bookmark this Posting Print Preview Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants should submit the following in PDF: • cover letter • a detailed CV • statement of teaching philosophy • statement of research (artist's statement) • names and contact information of three references • samples of personal work • samples of student work - for time-based media work examples, please provide URLs for each specific project within the PDF document and submit under “media presentation” in the supplemental documents section of the application. Applicants that have access to their letters of recommendation can upload them in the supplemental documents section, if they would like.

Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.

Candidates selected for finalist interviews will need to provide written letters of recommendation, and official transcripts for completed degrees.

Posting Details Position Title Assistant Professor of Art (Social Practice)

Requisition 202100117F Rank Assistant Professor FLSA status Exempt Hiring Salary

Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Category Position Type Full-Time Tenure Track College College of Arts & Media Department Dept of Art Open Date 11/03/2021 Quicklink https: // shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/28888

Contact Name Britney Ketkoski

Title

Assistant to the Chair Department of Art PO Box 2089 Huntsville, Texas 77341

Contact Phone 936-294-1315 Contact Email bketkoski@shsu.edu

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

The Department of Art at Sam Houston State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach studio courses in Social Practice at the graduate level, and undergraduate courses in Performance and Video, Installation, Photography, Museum and Gallery Practices, or other Studio Art practices. Prior teaching experience at the undergraduate level is required, as is evidence of ongoing creative practice and exhibitions.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to a socially engaged art practice and have the ability to teach graduate studio courses in Social Practice and undergraduate courses in other studio courses that encourage students to cross boundaries between disciplines.

Responsibilities include teaching 3 courses per semester. Ongoing creative accomplishments, exhibitions, and community engagement are expected.

Learn more about the SHSU Department of Art at www. shsu.edu/art

Educational Requirements for the Position

Applicants must have an MFA in Art and Social Practice or a related field.

Experience Required for the Position

Experience teaching at the undergraduate level, and creating socially engaged art projects.

Other Requirements for the Position

The successful candidate will have an ongoing, sustainable, and engaged art practice, and be prepared to be an active faculty member who is engaged with the department, college, University, local and professional communities.

Special Instructions Summary

Applicants should submit the following in PDF: • cover letter • a detailed CV • statement of teaching philosophy • statement of research (artist's statement) • names and contact information of three references • samples of personal work • samples of student work – for time-based media work examples, please provide URLs for each specific project within the PDF document and submit under “media presentation” in the supplemental documents section of the application. Applicants that have access to their letters of recommendation can upload them in the supplemental documents section, if they would like.

Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.

Candidates selected for finalist interviews will need to provide written letters of recommendation, and official transcripts for completed degrees.

Open Until Filled Yes

EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

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    Candidate Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of Research & Goals
  • Teaching Portfolio
  • Media Presentation
  • Reference Contact Information
  • Optional Documents

  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Letter of Recommendation 2
  • Letter of Recommendation 3
  • Transcripts
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