Assistant Professor, Studio Arts

Job description

The Department of Fine and Applied Arts at Curry College is conducting a national search for an Assistant Professor in Studio Arts to begin in August 2019. The Studio Arts Major at Curry College was revised in 2016 to prepare students for graduate studies and careers in the arts. 

The department is seeking a studio arts professional with a notable exhibition record, who is active in the local and/or national community. The candidate should be an engaged colleague who is passionate about teaching studio arts. This includes, but is not limited to, Painting, Drawing, Color Theory, Figure Drawing, and Fine and Applied Arts Seminar. Applicants must possess traditional theory and practice involving formal principles of design, with the ability to teach foundational courses through senior-level independent studio projects. The ideal candidate has innovative approaches in teaching for various learning styles.

Additional responsibilities include curriculum development in collaboration with the faculty within the Department, to work collaboratively with our Admission and Student Affairs departments to maximize opportunities for student recruitment and engagement, and to increase visibility of the arts on campus. Administrative duties include participation in departmental initiatives, committee services, and curriculum development and growth.

Minimum Requirements:

The position requires an MFA degree, a minimum of 1-2 years teaching experience (3+ years preferred); must be able to produce work that informs their teaching and be active in the art community through participation in exhibitions, organizations and conferences.

Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.

Please apply online at for consideration.   Interested applicants must submit curriculum vitae, cover letter including a description of your teaching philosophy, a statement of contributions to diversity (statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity and/or service), a link to your on-line professional portfolio providing examples of professional work and examples of students work with an indication of learning outcomes and a copy of your unofficial transcript (an official transcript will be required upon acceptance of an offer of employment) and a list of three professional references including complete contact information and professional titles. 




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Posted: 10/31/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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