POOL - Lecturer - 21707BR
POOL - Lecturer
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
The Department of Visual Art at the University of Kansas seeks individuals
qualified to teach part- to full-time courses in the areas of Drawing,
Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, Textiles, Visual Art Education,
Metalsmithing/Jewelry, Expanded Media (Performance Art, Installation Art)
and Ceramics, as well as special topics courses in related areas. The Lecturer
pool is for non tenure-track positions and is updated every year. We accept
applications at any time, and make appointments in mid-to-late spring semester
for the following academic year (or at other times when teachers are needed
to fill unexpected vacancies).
The successful applicant must have appropriate authorization to work in the
U.S. before employment begins.
70% Teach, as scheduled, courses in Visual Art.
20% Prepare for and attend all class meetings. In case of absence, the
lecturer must make arrangements for a substitute to teach class. Classes
should not be canceled. Develop assignments, administer tests, evaluate
student work, provide feedback to students and assign grades.
10% Hold regular office hours for students involved in classes taught. Office
hours should be divided over at least two days. The lecturer should be
available for reasonable appointments if a student cannot meet during
scheduled office hours. Adhere to departmental, college and university
Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through:
(1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of
application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in
resume, and (3) information provided from professional references:
MFA, MA, or other advanced degree in related field, OR
BA or BFA in related field with 2-5 years of professional experience in the needed area of specialization, OR
Two (2) or more years of distinguished teaching experience at the post-secondary level. Distinguished is defined as a lengthy and notable or prominent record of mastery in teaching at an accredited institution, as defined by peer evaluation, course evaluation, and/or supervisor evaluation.
For instructors in visual and/or performing arts, a distinguished record of
exhibition and/or performance in an artistic genre appropriate to the target
subject. Distinguished is defined as a lengthy and notable or prominent record
of artistic work in nationally or internationally recognized venues.
Teaching experience in related Visual Art field.
Distinguished teaching experience at the post-secondary level. Distinguished is defined as a lengthy and notable or prominent record of mastery in teaching at an accredited institution, as defined by peer evaluation, course evaluation, and/or supervisor evaluation.
Additional Candidate Instructions
A complete electronic application, a resume or curriculum vitae, cover letter
including a link to your website or sample site or work, and contact
information for three references.
In order to provide samples of your work, please include a link to your
website in your cover letter and/or submit a PDF via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Information to Applicants
Marshall Maude, Chairperson,
Visual Art Department, University of Kansas,
Advertised Salary Range
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Application Review Begins
Monday, April 4, 2022