Graduate Assistant - Fine Art (MFA) - Research

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Graduate Assistant

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Graduate Assistant - Fine Art (MFA) - Research


School of Art & Design

Position Summary:

Assist in the operation and shaping the culture of the School of Art and Design. Provide leadership in the many facets of a studio practice education curriculum and enriching co-curricular experiences.

Carnegie statement:

WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship.

Minimum Qualifications:

To be eligible for a graduate assistantship, a graduate student must be enrolled in 9 graduate credit hours for the fall and spring terms. Continuing graduate students must have a minimum graduate cumulative GPA of a 3.0 to be eligible for an assistantship.

A graduate student with an assistantship cannot accept any other employment; however, any graduate student who is not on an assistantship or who does not qualify for an assistantship can be hired as an hourly employee or a nonwork study student employee.

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Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, and veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]

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Posted: 11/6/2020
Application Due: 12/4/2020
Work Type: Full Time