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Mansfield University Seeks Assistant Professor - Studio Art
By Mansfield University
U.S. National Deadline: March 3, 2019 – Mansfield
University’s Department of Art seeks to fill the position of Assistant
Professor – Studio Art. This is a Tenure Track, full-time position,
beginning in the Fall of 2019.
The Department of Art embraces the study of art and design
through dynamic bachelor’s programs in Graphic Design and Art History.
The department supports the needs of a diverse student body, including
both first-generation and non-traditional students, as well as students
from underrepresented populations. Majors and minors are provided with
hands-on learning experiences through required internships and
practicums, as well as through the management of our on-site gallery,
all of which help to cultivate future art- and design-related leaders
and entrepreneurs. The department offers a Bachelor of Science in
Graphic Design and a Bachelor of Arts in Art History.
The Studio Art candidate must be able to teach a range of traditional
and digital studio courses, from beginning- to advanced-level,
including, but not limited to, Two-Dimensional Design, Drawing, Figure
Drawing, Gallery Management and Exhibition Design, Foundations in New
Media, and Painting. The successful candidate will be responsible for
student academic advisement and will have committee and assessment
responsibilities within the department and/or university. The successful
candidate is expected to teach and advise students effectively;
actively engage in continued scholarly growth in the field of art and
design, with student collaboration encouraged; and make professional and
university service contributions.
- Terminal degree (MFA) from a regionally accredited institution in Fine Art, Media Arts, Design, or closely related area.
- One to three years of professional working experience in the field of art or related area.
- Evidence of effective teaching experience at the university level, within introductory- and advanced-level courses.
- Experience teaching foundational-level studio art courses, such as Two-Dimensional Design or Drawing.
- Excellent communication skills (i.e., verbal and written).
- Demonstrated ability to teach, evaluate, and advise students within art/design.
- Demonstrated proficiency in a wide range of studio art-related media and digital technology.
- Proficient organizational and administrative skills.
- Evidence of the ability to support the mission, vision, and goals of
the Graphic Design program, as well as those of the Department of Art
and of Mansfield University.
For full position description and requirements, including application procedures, please visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/mansfield.
For full consideration, applications must be received by March 3, 2019. EEO Employer.
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania
112 Alumni Hall
Mansfield, Pennsylvania, 16933
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