Working Title Professor/SunTrust Endowed Chair
Position Number 610007
Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time
Tenure Track Yes
FTE 1=9/10 month -Faculty only
If time limited, duration date
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
NCCU's Department of Art and Design offers students the opportunity to earn a
B.A. degree in Art with concentrations in Visual Communication, Studio Art, of
Art Studies. The Department is considering offering new concentrations in
Animation and Interactive Media and Pre-Architecture. The Department's
overarching mission is to foster broad inquiry within the visual arts and
design to provide opportunities for students to study non-western, diverse
cultural artifacts and experiences. As the first public liberal arts
institution founded for African Americans, NCCU occupies a special niche that
informs the study of art and design. In addition to traditional training in
the visual arts, the Department of Art and Design proudly celebrates and
fosters the study of artistic productions of African and African American
culture, emphasizing the past and present contributions of people of color.
With such emphasis, the Department provides a uniquely designed curriculum to
educate students pursuing visual arts and design careers in today's global
society. Art and Design majors explore technology, engage in internships,
pursue individuality and enjoy the fruits of cultural diversity.
Primary Purpose of Position
The Department of Art and Design in the College of Arts, Social Sciences and
Humanities at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) is inviting
applications for the position of SunTrust Endowed Chair in painting and
The person selected for the Endowed Chair will focus on teaching, scholarship
and creative activities in Art and Design, as well as participate in
departmental service, recruitment and fundraising. The Endowed Chair will
teach two courses per semester (foundations, intermediate and advanced
courses) in painting, drawing and design.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The Department is seeking an individual with a nationally recognized
reputation as a visual artist who will continue to have a productive and
successful career as a practicing artist locally and nationally. The
successful candidate must exhibit a dedication to developing and mentoring
students in the areas of drawing, painting, design, and the business of art.
In addition, as a member of the faculty the Endowed Chair will work to develop
academic programs and co-curricular activities that will enhance student
success as well as cultivate and initiate relationships within the greater
The successful candidate should hold a terminal degree (MFA or PhD) in Art
with the appropriate area concentrations and a strong record of teaching,
scholarship and creative activities to be tenured, or appointed at the
assistant (distinguished fellow), associate (distinguished scholar), or
full professor rank (distinguished professor). Salary and rank are
commensurate with experience.
Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
Equal Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative
action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender
expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number EPA02450P
Open Date 04/13/2022
Date desired for closing or initial review
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Position Available 07/01/2022
Special Instructions to Applicants
A portfolio of work is required with application. Each portfolio must include:
20 samples of the candidate's creative work and
20 samples of work done by the candidate's students
Samples can be submitted as a multimedia file, digital slides, or web links.
NCCU COVID Policy
Effective March 7, 2022, Please refer to the NCCU COVID 19 webpage:
https: // www. nccu.edu/covid-19
Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
List of References
DD-214 (for Veterans Only)
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Please share your prior achievements in academia, teaching, and service, or demonstrate an adequate potential to be successful in those areas.
(Open Ended Question)
Explain how your professional experiences will contribute in making you the best candidate for this opportunity/
(Open Ended Question)
Please describe your experience advising or mentoring of students at the college level.
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