Instructor in Visual Communication, Department of Fine and Performing Arts - Non-Tenure Track (...

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Job TitleInstructor in Visual Communication, Department of Fine and Performing Arts - Non-Tenure Track (One-Year Position)Position TitleInstructor in Visual Communication, Department of Fine and Performing Arts - Non-Tenure Track (One Year Position)Position NumberJob CategoryUniversity FacultyJob TypeFull-TimeFLSA StatusExemptCampusRogers Park-Lake Shore CampusLocation CodeFINE AND PERFORMING ARTS (02105A)Department NameFINE AND PERFORMING ARTSIs this split and/or fully grant funded? NoDuties and Responsibilities

Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Fine and Performing Arts invites qualified applicants for a one-year, non-tenure track appointment as Instructor of Fine Arts with a focus in Visual Communication. The Fine Arts program offers a Bachelors Degree serving approximately 130 undergraduate arts majors in art history, ceramics, drawing and painting, photography, and visual communication. Information about the department is available at http://ww.luc.edu/finearts.

The position entails teaching four undergraduate courses each semester in visual communication. The ability to teach animation and interactive design is essential. The position also includes service obligations, such as participating in critiques for Senior Exhibitions and attending department meetings.

Qualifications

The successful applicant will have an MFA in Visual Communication from an accredited college or university or equivalent professional experience as well as a minimum of one-year of college-level teaching experience. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) student mentorship. The incumbent must also be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

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The successful applicant will have an MFA in Visual Communication from an accredited college or university or equivalent professional experience as well as a minimum of one-year of college-level teaching experience. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) student mentorship. The incumbent must also be willing to support the mission of LUC and the goals of a Jesuit Catholic Education.

Open Date06/04/2019Close DateSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, current Curriculum Vitae, and a teaching statement in PDF format to www.careers.luc.edu. They should also provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position. Referees will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process. Examples of applicants’ or their students’ work should be submitted in electronic format. Applicants may also forward any additional materials related to teaching excellence to:

Rafael Vera
Director of Fine Arts
Department of Fine and Performing Arts
Loyola University Chicago
Suite 1200, Mundelein Center
1032 W. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, Illinois, 60660

Review of applications will begin June 24, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.

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Number of Vacancies1Desired Start Date08/12/2019Position End DateOpen Until FilledYesApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
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  3. Teaching Statement
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