Assistant Professor - Drawing Foundations

May 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor - Drawing Foundations

Job Posting Number: JPF16617

Department: 2NC-Art and Visual Communications

Job Open Date: 05/12/2017

Screening Date: 06/12/2017

Job Close Date: 6/12/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Job Grade: DOQ

Pay Range: $53,000 - $55,000

Position Number: A97026

Benefits: Full tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, substantial employer contribution to retirement, affordable medical and dental insurance, life insurance, & 12 paid holidays.

Job Category: Faculty

Job Type: Full-time

Special Instructions to Applicants
Under “Reference’s Letter” please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Summary of Duties
Utah Valley University Department of Art and Design seeks a passionate and skillful colleague to join a young and expanding Art and Design program. The position is for a full time tenure track assistant professor.

The successful candidate teaches observational drawing courses in the foundations program, mentors, and motivates students to excel in drawing and encourage students in career paths. Oversees the syllabus for courses, training of adjuncts and assessment of Drawing I and Drawing for Non Majors courses.

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications
An earned MFA degree in any drawing, painting, illustration, printmaking or a related discipline from an accredited institution required.

Knowledge of drawing processes throughout the history of art and in current practice.

Knowledge and skill in visualization and observational drawing instruction, theory, methods, strategies and techniques.

Knowledge in student management, motivation and evaluation techniques.

Skills in teaching and drawing observationally.

Excellent communication skills.

Skills in interpersonal relationships, problem-solving and decision-making.

Ability to relate well with students and colleagues.

Ability to evaluate drawings effectively both orally and in writing.

Ability to apply multimedia hardware/software in classroom teaching.

Working Conditions


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Utah Valley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/ Disabled/Equal Access Employer. Utah Valley University is committed to an inclusive hiring process and the welcoming of diverse candidates.


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