Instructor, Art Education

Columbia, SC
Jul 12, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Posting Number FAC00027PO17 Classification Title Instructor Internal Title Instructor, Art Education Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Arts and Sciences Department School of Visual Art and Design Advertised Salary Range $42,000.00 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 40 Hours per year 2080 Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 9 months Work County Richland 40 Tenure Information Non-Tenure-Track Job Search Category Faculty-Non-Tenured

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina is a premiere flagship research institution in South Carolina and one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report. With more than 46,000 students on eight campuses, the University of South Carolina is a leader in improving the lives of individuals in South Carolina and around the world. Founded in 1801, the University of South Carolina employs almost 14,000 people. At the University of South Carolina, our employees include some of the brightest minds and most accomplished professionals in the world. The diversity of thought and active engagement of our colleagues makes for a dynamic and interesting work environment. The University has been named a best place to work, and a big part of that is the people. Our diverse faculty and staff embody a dedication to serve our students, so that a job becomes a passion with no limits.

Benefits for Temporary Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The School of Visual Art and Design at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a non-tenure track Instructor to teach four courses per semester in Art Education. This is a nine-month appointment, beginning August 16, 2017 and ending May 15, 2018. This position may be renewable based on satisfactory performance, school needs, and the availability of funding.

All applicants must fill out an online application, submit a CV that includes a list of courses taught and names and contact information of three professional references, a teaching statement, and a research statement at USC Jobs:

The School of Visual Art and Design,, employs 32 full-time faculty members who teach classes for over 560 majors in four disciplines: art education, art history, media arts, and studio art. The School, which is accredited with NASAD and NCATE, offers BA, BFA, IMA, MA, MAT, and MFA degrees.

Required Education and Experience

The position requires an M.A., with a Ph.D. or ED.d. in Art Education preferred, and experience teaching on the K-12 level and in higher education. The teaching load is 4:4 in Art Education. Courses for Fall 2017 will include ARTE 520 Art for Elementary Schools and ARTE 571, Directed Teaching in Art (internship in local schools), and its corresponding seminar, ARTE 565/756. Future teaching could also include ARTE 101, Introduction to Art, ARTE 260, Interdisciplinary Relationships in the Arts, ARTE 705, Curriculum Development, and other courses as required.

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date Job Open Date 07/12/2017 Job Close Date 07/18/2017 Open Until Filled No Special Conditions for Eligibility

Applicants must also submit a single pdf file as an email attachment to This file must include a letter of application, a CV that includes a list of courses taught and names and contact information of three professional references, a teaching statement, and a research statement. Supporting materials could include a writing sample (an article or chapter), and up to 10 images/files of the candidate's creative work and up to 10 of student work. The total size limit for this this file is 25MB. Please save file as lastname_firstname_artedsearch.pdf.

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
  6. Teaching Portfolio
  7. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Media File
  2. Writing Sample(s)/Sample Publications
  3. Research Portfolio