Visiting Assistant Professor-Painting/Drawing

Columbia, MO
Jun 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

University of Missouri

Department of Art

Vacancy in Painting & Drawing

The Department of Art at the University of Missouri seeks a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor whose own work may include drawing, painting, printmaking, and/or related hybrid practices.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will possess the ability to teach foundational classes in drawing, painting, and/or printmaking, a fluency in contemporary dialogue both in and out of their own discipline, and an interest in mentoring MFA students.

Appointment date: The position will begin Fall 2017 with the potential for renewed contracts and will be comprised of a 3/3 teaching load & service responsibilities.


Qualifications: An MFA or PhD is required.


Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Materials

Please complete the brief online application. Be prepared to upload as a single PDF (maximum 5MB) in the Resume/CV section of the application the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Contact information for three references
  • 15-20 images of personal creative work w/inventory sheet
  • 15-20 images of student work w/image inventory sheet
  • Artist Statement
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Sample syllabi of previously taught classes

Applicants may contact the Chair of the Search Committee at with any questions about the position. Contact Human Resource Services ( for any questions about the application process.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:


Similar jobs

Similar jobs