Visiting Assistant Professor of Art

University of Central Arkansas

United States

June 5, 2022

Description

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number F0242022

Working Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Department Org 331000 - Art Position Summary

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 procedures. -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 Arkansas. 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 equity.

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 Close Date 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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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Optional Documents

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