Two-Dimensional Design Faculty Position F015

USA, California, Azusa
Jun 30, 2017
Azusa Pacific
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering over 80 bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU has been recognized as one of U.S.News & World Report's Best Colleges for seven years running.

Position Title: Two-Dimensional Design Faculty Position

(One year, non-renewable)

Position Tracking Number: F015

School/College: College of Music and the Arts

Department: Art and Design

Location: Azusa Campus

Specialization: Two-Dimensional Design


Assistant/Associate Professor of Art and Design. This position primarily involves instruction in the foundation course of two-dimensional design. Along with two-dimensional design, the candidate should be able to teach in one of the following areas: Drawing, Painting, 3-D, Sculpture, or Printmaking.


The selected candidate will teach the equivalent of a full course load per year. Courses to be taught may include, but are not limited to Two-Dimensional Design, Three-Dimensional Design, Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, or Printmaking.

Responsibilities include advising/mentoring students, curriculum development, department/university committees and assist in coordinating professional experience opportunities and internships for students. Selected candidate will also be an active participant in program review and accreditation reporting. Applicants should present evidence of teaching excellence and active scholarship and participation in the field.




M.F.A. in art/design with at least five years of teaching experience at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and a substantial exhibition history is expected. Candidate must be committed to the liberal arts educational mission and evangelical Christian orientation of the University. A commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate-level teaching, mentoring students, and scholarship is emphasized.


M.F.A. in art/design, with significant professional exhibition history is preferred.


This is a full-time faculty position on a 9 month contract.

Mental Demands:

  • Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects.
  • Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information.
  • Self starter, ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form.

Hire Date: Open until filled.

Additional Information:

Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.

Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Azusa Pacific University conducts background checks on all final candidates.

Application Procedure:

To apply, visit Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.

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