Posting Number F0242022
Working Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Art
Department Org 331000 - Art
The Department of Art and Design at the University of Central Arkansas is
seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor of Art of Non-Western Art History
position that is responsible for teaching and service. This position is
governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy. The position
is non-tenure track with a nine-month appointment that is renewable annually.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
The person selected for this position will be expected to teach all aspects of
Non-Western Art History, including, but not limited to Asian, Indian,
Japanese, and African, as well as Prehistoric to Medieval, Renaissance to
Modern, and Senior Seminar Art History. This position includes departmental
and college service, as well as academic advising, mentoring undergraduate
students. This position will require participation in university, department,
and/or program area meetings and committees.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The successful candidate will possess expertise in Non-Western Art History
that compliments the strengths of existing faculty. In addition, the
successful candidate will possess the ability to establish and maintain a
positive and collegial relationship with departmental colleagues, university
offices, and service as a role model for students.
Skills Considered Essential for Success
-Knowledge of the organization and administration of higher education.
-Knowledge of student development theory.
-Knowledge of state, federal, and university rules, regulations, and
-Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment.
-Ability to compile statistics into reports.
-Ability to work collaboratively and independently with common goals as a part
of a team.
-Ability to make sound judgments and assist in resolving student concerns.
-Effective interpersonal communication, writing, and organizational abilities.
-Civility in all interactions of a public or confidential nature.
-Demonstrate follow-up contacts and consultations in a timely manner.
Required Education and/or Experience
The formal education of a terminal degree Ph.D. Art History in a related field
along with 2-3 years of professional practice experience.
Preferred Education and/or Experience
Preference will be given to the candidate who, in addition to the requirements
listed above, demonstrates record of teaching excellence, undergraduate
student teaching experience, professional practice with 2-3 years of
experience and additional professional credentials.
License(s)/Certifications (Required or Preferred)
University, Campus, and Community Description
Thank you for your interest in employment at the University of Central
Founded in 1907, UCA has an enrollment of more than 10,000, of which more than
15% are graduate students. The university offers more than 90 undergraduate
and 60 graduate certificate and degree programs, including doctoral programs
in five disciplines. The undergraduate student body consistently scores above
the national average on the ACT exam. UCA is proud of its tradition of
teaching excellence and its contributions in research, scholarship, and
creative activities. UCA seeks to attract students and employees that are
dedicated to building a culture of diversity, belonging, inclusion, and
Desired start date 08/16/2022
Posting Detail Information
Background Check Statement
This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender
registry, financial history background check and drug screening. A criminal
conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history
alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to
the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening
information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner
consistent with state and federal law.
UCA EEO Statement
The University of Central Arkansas is an affirmative action/equal opportunity
institution dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse student, faculty
and staff population through enhanced multicultural learning environments and
opportunities. In keeping with its nondiscrimination policy in employment,
admissions and other functions and programs, the university considers
employees and students on the basis of individual merit and will not
discriminate against a person on the basis of gender, race or color,
ethnicity, religion, spiritual beliefs, national origin, age, familial status,
socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, disability, political beliefs,
intellectual perspective, genetic information, military status, or other
factors irrelevant to participation in its programs.
Open Date 05/05/2022
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter of interest, CV,
transcripts for doctoral degrees and teaching philosophy. Applicant screening
will begin May 15, 2022.
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