Visiting Assistant Professor of Art (Painting & Foundational Drawing)

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Position Information

Present Position Number F0026W Role Title Assistant Professor/9-Mth Position Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Art (Painting & Foundational Drawing) Position Summary

The Department of Art & Art History at William & Mary invites applications for a one-year, non-tenure-track, Visiting Assistant Professor position that will begin August 10, 2019. We seek an individual with expertise in painting and drawing. The candidate must demonstrate a good working knowledge of composition, color theory, perceptual drawing, and oil painting processes. There may be an option to teach printmaking in addition to painting and drawing. Candidates versed in the area of printmaking are encouraged to apply, however, printmaking experience is not a requirement for this position. Preference will be given to applicants with teaching experience beyond graduate school. The course load is 6 courses (3/3) per academic year (6 contact hrs per course, per week). Each semester the selected applicant will be expected to teach 2 sections of foundational drawing, which includes a 3-week color theory component, and 1 section of painting. In addition, the selected applicant will be expected to attend and participate in 2 program-wide critiques each semester.

Required Qualifications

A Master’s degree is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants with teaching experience beyond graduate school.

Department Art and Art History - 3KC100 Location William & Mary Job Open Date 02/19/2019 Review Begin Date 03/15/2019 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Instructional Faculty Special Application Instructions

Applicants must apply online at Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, an artist’s statement, a statement of teaching philosophy, and sample syllabi. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions on how to submit a letter of reference.

In addition, please send via post 20 images of recent work (at least 5 samples of drawing and 5 samples of painting), and 20 images of student works on a flash drive (72 dpi/1000 pixels max, readable for both Mac and PC), and SASE (optional for flash drive return) to:

VAP in Studio Art Search Chair
Department of Art and Art History
The College of William and Mary
PO Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA 23187

For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, March 15, 2019. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed and the position will remain open until filled.
Information on the degree programs in the Department of Art & Art History may be found at

Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Supplemental Questions

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Required Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc
  4. Candidate Statement
  5. Teaching Statement
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 2/20/2019
    Application Due: 5/30/2019
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