Studio Art – Ceramics, Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor
The College of Fine Arts and Design is a center of excellence for the arts and design, as well as a center of innovation for improving and promoting arts education. Founded in 2001, the college combines the experience of Oklahoma’s oldest public educational institution with groundbreaking thinking about the role of the arts on the 21st century. The College of Fine Arts and Design nurtures leadership qualities in students, thus expanding the scope and qualities of their career opportunities. The institution’s emphasis is on student-centered education. This commitment to excellence provides students the opportunity to interact and work closely with our more than 100 outstanding full and part-time faculty members who are dedicated to developing the artist, scholar, creative professional, educator, citizen and leader as a whole. With more than 200 performing and visual arts events every year, the college provides students from a variety of academic disciplines and programs to come together to view exhibits, attend special events, experience performances, take classes and discuss their work , and ultimately learn to both specialize and think from a global perspective.The College of Fine Arts and Design currently has six academic units, the Department of Art, Department of Dance, Department of Design, Department of Theatre Arts, School of Music and the Academy of Contemporary Music and specialized accreditations from National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). For further information see our website http://www.uco.edu/cfad.
Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates student performance, and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies.
Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university.
Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers.
Participates in university meetings that relate specifically to faculty.
Serves on department, college, and university committees as requested.
Prepares departmental reports as requested.
Engages in teaching, service, and scholarly and/or creative activities as defined by the tenure and promotion policy in the UCO Employee and Faculty Handbook.
Posting Number: F00261
Job Type: Full-Time
Department Specific Essential Job Functions:
The University of Central Oklahoma, NASAD accredited Department of Art seeks applicants for a tenure-track studio artist in Ceramics to join our team. Position responsibilities include three studio classes per semester (average class size 15-20 students), area coordinating (including the supervision of kiln firings), program development, possible supervision of adjunct instructors, participation in professional activities, assist with curriculum development, and long range planning as it contributes to the development of the Studio Art major, the Department of Art and the College of Fine Arts and Design. The ability to work collegially with other members of the Department of Art, as well as utilize opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration is highly desired
Other responsibilities include participation in student recruitment and advisement, active pursuit of a substantive agenda for scholarly/creative work, and service on various department, college and university teams. Candidates must also maintain the highest ethical standards, and demonstrate effective leadership and teamwork skills.
Salary Range: Commensurate with credentials and experience.
Desired Start Date: August 2017
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