Assistant Professor in Textile Design
Open Date: 10/10/2018
Date Initial Screening Begins:
Minimum Education/Experience: MFA in art or terminal degree or equivalent in textiles or related field is required. Candidates must demonstrate the potential to produce nationally recognized professional art scholarship in textiles. Evidence of professional communication, collaboration, organizational, and time-management skill is required.
Special Instructions to Applicant: East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, sample syllabus, document with a link to your personal website or online portfolio that includes 20 images of research/creative work and 20 images of student work with media and/or project information included, and a list of four references, including contact information, online. Please email the search committee chair, Robin Haller at [email protected] with any questions. If you are selected as candidate of choice, 2-3 original letters of recommendation are required for employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of recommendation submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. For letters of recommendation not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, please have the original signed letters mailed to: Jessica Sutton, ECU-School of Art & Design, 2000 Jenkins Fine Art Center, Mailstop 502, Greenville, NC 27858.
Job Duties: The School of Art and Design at East Carolina University invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in textiles, beginning August 2019. This position will teach undergraduate and graduate students in the textile design concentration of the multidisciplinary BFA in Art and MFA in Art. This position will teach a variety of courses ranging from introductory textile design studios to senior seminar courses, as well as mentor graduate student thesis projects. School of Art and Design faculty teach 3 three-credit courses per semester. This position will work collaboratively with textile design faculty to expand the vision of the textiles program, including the exploration and advancement of innovative textile practices. Additional responsibilities include curriculum development, participating in recruitment for undergraduate and graduate students, engaging in service to the textile design concentration, School, College, University, community, and profession, and collaborating with other art faculty on curriculum and beyond.