Denton, TX
May 10, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

Studio (136300)

College of Visual Arts and Design http://art.unt.edu


Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Foundations Program serves as the gateway and first year experience to all incoming students and is the core of all undergraduate degree programs in the College of Visual Art and Design at The University of North Texas (UNT). The coursework in Drawing and Design introduces visual problem solving and critical thinking strategies incorporating/studying culture, history, and practice of various art/design forms across disciplines to prepare students for rigorous college courses in visual art, design, art education, and art history.

The Foundations Program in the College of Visual Arts and Design seeks a dynamic faculty colleague to teach in a one-year lecturer position for the academic year 2018/2019. The Foundations Program has a lecture/lab format (i.e. classroom learning in a once week lecture as one cohort and with hands-on work in separate studios) and a diverse student body; the primary responsibility in this position include teaching Design I (2D Design: introducing the elements and principles of art and design in diverse media), mentoring Graduate Teaching Assistants, and assessment of student outcomes by working alongside the Foundations Director.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.
The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications:
MFA or its equivalent in Visual Art or Design discipline or closely related field with at least one year of college level teaching experience as the instructor of record

Preferred Qualifications:
Two or more years of College-level teaching as the instructor of record and/or working with graduate teaching assistants, industry/teaching experience in 2D Design discipline in diverse media is desirable.

Position Type:

Tenure Status:
Non-Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
1 Year

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Review of Applications Begins:

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Upload following on https://unt.slideroom.com:
-15 examples of professional and/or scholarly work
-15 examples of student work


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