Lecturer, Art and Art History
Lecturer, Art and Art HistoryJob Description Summary, Duties and Responsibilities, Required Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications:
The Department of Art and Art History at the University of Rhode Island has an opening for a lecturer position in painting. This is a full-time academic year appointment at the rank of lecturer with anticipated renewal to commence in the fall of 2021. Lecturers may be eligible for the promotional process to Senior Lecturer or Teaching Professor dependent on time in rank.
Our department seeks candidates with an active practice, and commitment to some of the following but not limited to: inclusion and equity, environmental sustainability, global issues, visual theory and culture, studio related research and design thinking. All candidates should demonstrate strong commitment to their studio and teaching practice.
In addition to teaching the faculty may be expected to take a lead role as coordinator of the University’s Main Gallery.
We are in search of a diverse pool of job applicants for this position. A key pillar of URI’s mission is to inspire an enlightened community that is characterized by vibrant cultural diversity; that embraces difference; that is built upon a learning environment that fosters respect, understanding, and social justice; and that rejects prejudice and intolerance.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Interest and ability -
Applicants will have the ability to teach a range of undergraduate level courses in painting, and or color theory, sections of beginning or advanced drawing.
The ability to take a lead role with exhibitions as the gallery coordinator.
1). MFA degree (at time of application).
2). Two years teaching experience.
3). Demonstrated fluency in traditional and digital practices and media.
4). An active participation in the field of painting.
5). A commitment to the role of gallery coordinator.
6). Demonstrated ability working with diverse groups/populations.
1). Demonstrated ability to integrate topics including but not limited to social justice, sustainability, and the environment in curriculum to prepare students to be citizen artists and designers addressing the global challenges we face today.
2). Experience with interdisciplinary work.
3). Possess the technical expertise, and creative ability in the approach to teaching.
4). Experience with exhibitions.
ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.Union:
AAUP - American Assoc of Univ ProfessorsStatus :
Academic Year, Full-time, Non-tenure-track, LimitedEnd Date of Restriction or Limitation:
Position is full-time academic year, non-tenure track, and limited to 06/18/2022 with anticipated renewal.Department:
Arts & Art HistoryContact(s):
Please note: Job applications must be submitted directly online only at: (https://jobs.uri.edu)Campus Location:
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Please attach the following 8 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application:
(#1) Cover Letter with a narrative description of your background and qualifications for the position (maximum of three pages).
(#2) Curriculum Vitae.
(#3) State of teaching philosophy.
(#4) Sample Syllabi with 2 project descriptions (maximum of three pages).
(#5) “Other Document” – A list of courses you are qualified to teach and exhibition experience (maximum of two pages).
(#6) “Other Document” – Through Google Drive examples of your personal art work (maximum of 20) (as one complete pdf document).
(#7) “Other Document” – Through Google Drive images of student work (maximum of 10) (as one complete pdf document).
(#8) "Other – References – the names and contact information of 3 references. (pdf doc)Position Number:
05/10/2021Open Until Filled:
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