Lecturer of Art, Studio Foundations (Digital and Conceptual) - McIntire Department of Art

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Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-04-23
Req: R0005061

The McIntire Department of Art in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia seeks a contemporary fine artist for a two-year position as a Lecturer of Art in digital and conceptual foundations. This full-time position will be based in the Studio Art Program. We seek an experienced instructor whose teaching areas includes digital, conceptual and drawing foundations. Knowledge of and experience with the full Adobe Suite is expected.

The foundations course is a pre-requisite for all other studio courses. The successful applicant’s knowledge of current and emerging trends in contemporary art, as well as skill working with still and time-based digital processes, will help prepare students for the department’s upper level classes include painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography, new media and cinematography. 

Applications that demonstrate creative problem-solving and critical discourse are preferred. A Master's degree in a relevant field is required, with preference given to applicants with a relevant terminal degree (MFA). Applicants must have an established exhibition history and evidence of current and ongoing creative practice. The Art Department at UVA is focused on undergraduate studio art education within a liberal arts college. 

Qualified candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching and at least two years of college-level teaching experience beyond graduate school. Preferred qualifications include proven commitments to the enhancement of curricula, the mentorship of students, and the growth and success of an undergraduate Art program. 


Please apply at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs (or through Workday for internal applicants). Complete an application online and attach the following. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded to the application.

  • Cover letter of interest describing current creative practice and teaching experience,
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Link to an online portfolio of representative personal creative work
  • Contact information for three references

Review of applications will begin May 12, 2019 and will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process in should be directed to: Savanna Galambos, Senior Faculty Search Advisor, [email protected] 
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The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 4/24/2019
Application Due: 7/6/2019
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