Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts - Department of Visual Arts
The Department of Visual Arts, in the Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts
at Jacksonville University, invites applicants for a Visiting Assistant
Professor of Art Foundations position beginning August 2021. The Department is
seeking a faculty member with an investment in teaching and a strong record of
research and professional practice. Candidates should demonstrate readiness to
teach foundation courses in Drawing, Figure Drawing, 2D foundations, and
foundations seminar of professional practice. The successful applicant will
demonstrate innovative scholarly work and an active record of research,
exhibition, and presentation. Candidates should also have a record of
successful teaching and demonstrate an ability to teach a commitment to
interactive classroom learning and integrating new technologies in teaching.
As an institution committed to equity and inclusion, we seek candidates who
embody and express these values in all aspects of their courses and pedagogy.
Service to the institution, college, and department is expected.
Essential Job Duties
Develop and teach courses in Drawing, Foundations Seminar, and 2D
Foundation for the undergraduate program with a global and contemporary
approach to teaching
Demonstration of a commitment to teaching visual art and media art majors,
and non-majors at the freshman level and to first year foundations program
Demonstration of an understanding of traditional and contemporary
methodologies of teaching art foundations
Serve on thesis committees at undergraduate and graduate levels
The ability to ideate and carry out creative and challenging projects
Secondary skill in a related 2D area preferred (illustration, painting,
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Willing to collaborate with the visual arts and media arts faculty
Introduce constructive criticism and analysis of students work as well as
a comparative component to works in the field
Primarily indoors except when traveling between campus buildings
Some off-campus travel may be required
Manual dexterity to efficiently operate a computer keyboard and other
Near vision sufficient to read written communications and computer display
Adequate hearing to communicate effectively in person and by phone
Prerequisites Required for PositionMinimum Education Requirement
MFA in Art (or related field) from an accredited university
Minimum Work Experience
2 years of full-time teaching experience in Art (or related field)
Strong record of professional achievement preferred
This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills
required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and
change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.
Qualified and interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV,
portfolio, teaching philosophy outlining their pedagogical approach, list of
Instructor of Record courses (sample course syllabi optional), Jacksonville
University faculty application and background check authorization, names and
contact info for three references and unofficial transcripts via email to
For complete information about the department and university, please visit
https:// www. ju.edu. Review of Applications will begin immediately. Position is
open until filled. Jacksonville University is an Equal Opportunity,
Affirmative Action Employer.
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