Assistant Professor in Studio Art, Painting Tenure-track Appointment

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Department Visual Arts Job Title Assistant Professor in Studio Art, Painting Tenure-track Appointment Job Type Tenure-Track position Is Tenure Track Yes Job Summary

Gettysburg College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Studio Art, Painting to begin August 2019. The successful candidate should be committed to teaching undergraduates at all levels of painting and drawing to majors and non-majors as well as teaching the Senior Capstone in Studio on a rotational basis. The teaching load for this position will be five courses annually (3/2 load), typically including Introduction to Painting, Intermediate Painting, Introduction to Drawing and the Senior Capstone in Studio.


The Department seeks an accomplished painter who uses engaging and inclusive teaching approaches to help advance and grow our Studio Art program within a liberal arts learning environment. The successful candidate will join a dynamic department with majors and minors in Studio Art and Art History ( and who are dedicated to promoting undergraduate research and creative activity and increasing the visibility of the arts on campus. Applicants must have an MFA in Painting, or expect to complete all requirements for the degree by September 2019 and have college-level teaching experience to undergraduates, an active exhibition record, and extensive knowledge of the media. The ability to teach in other Studio Arts areas is a plus. We are especially interested in applicants who can bring a diverse or underrepresented contribution to the department and can demonstrate the ability to effectively teach and mentor students of all backgrounds.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Submit a cover letter (addressed to Professor Mark Warwick, Committee Chair) addressing teaching qualifications and professional work, a CV, artwork portfolio (20 jpeg images), a portfolio of student artwork (15-20 jpeg images), and respective image lists indicating title, size, media and date. Files can be no larger than 9MB each. Include a list of three professional references (names and email addresses) at least one of which must address the candidate’s teaching effectiveness. References may be contacted by Gettysburg College to submit electronic letters of recommendation to us directly.

All application materials must be received by Monday, January 14, 2019. Interviews will be conducted at the College Art Association Annual meeting in February of 2019. Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Mark Warwick at [email protected]

EEO Statement

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

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Candidate Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Artwork Portfolio
  4. Portfolio of Student Artwork
  5. Image List
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    Posted: 2/15/2019
    Application Due: 5/20/2019
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