Assistant/Associate Professor of Art Education

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Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Art Education
Position Number: FT 067
Recruitment Pool: Open to General Public
Position Type: Full-time, Tenure-track, Salaried Faculty
Funding Period: Academic Year 2018-2019
Posting Date: July 3, 2018
Closing Date: Open until Filled
Work Days: Monday – Friday
Working Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Class Schedules Vary)

CLAFLIN UNIVERSITY, founded in 1869, is becoming recognized as one of the leading institutions of higher education in the Southeast. With an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students from every region of the United States and 14 countries, Claflin University is a comprehensive institution offering undergraduate degrees in 34 areas and three graduate programs, the Master of Business Administration, the Master of Science in Biotechnology, and the Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Department of Art at Claflin University is seeking applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Art Education to begin fall 2018. The Assistant/Associate Professor will be responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in Art Education, supervising student teachers, and monitoring program compliance with accreditation standards for Art Education for both CAEP and NASAD. We seek an applicant who will build relationships with K-12 educators throughout the region, help grow the Art Education major, and provide leadership in curriculum development and credential preparation.

Additional teaching responsibilities will include painting or sculpture, art appreciation, or other studio art courses. He/She should have a commitment to excellent teaching and college service, including participation in student advising, assessment, recruitment, and retention. The Assistant/Associate Professor will act as liaison with other appropriate sectors of the campus responsible for teacher education and with the PreK-12 community. He/She must demonstrate ongoing commitment to professional memberships and research activities in the field.

QUALIFICATIONS:Ph.D. in Art Education or Ed.D. in Education with an Art Emphasis; three years art teaching experience in the K-12 US school system (or equivalent) and college level teaching; and K-12 credential required. The successful candidate will possess the credentials and experience to teach a wide range of studio art courses and maintain an active professional practice. The candidate must have a comprehensive knowledge of Art Education theory and pedagogy and evidence of an active scholarly and/or creative activity.

SALARY: Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should complete a Claflin University Faculty Application located on our website, send a letter of application, a current curriculum vita, copies of transcripts of all graduate work, 20 candidate work samples, and 20 of the candidate’s students work samples (work samples may be submitted as a digital slide presentation on DVD and/or via an online Web link) three current letters of recommendation and the addresses, telephone numbers and emails of at least three professional references to:

Dr. Isaiah McGee,
Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Claflin University
400 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115

Email: [email protected]
Office telephone: (803) 535-5234

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Human Resources Office before the closing.
Office Number:803-535-5635

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Posted: 12/25/2018
Application Due: 3/25/2019
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