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Assistant Professor, Studio & Digital Arts

Employer
Liberty University
Location
Lynchburg, VA

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Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Posting Number:

F00376P

Classification Title:

Faculty

Disclaimer:

Liberty University’s hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the “religion” component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category.

Position Title:

Assistant Professor, Studio & Digital Arts

Does this position require driving?:

No

Contact:

Dean Scott Hayes

Contact Phone Ext:

(434) 592-6744

Contact Email:

[email protected]

Job Summary/Basic Function:

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate studio art, especially 3D: 3D design, sculpture, ceramics and art history courses in the Department of Studio and Digital Arts; and assisting with supply maintenance and kiln room technology for the 3D studios. Responsibilities also include working outside the classroom by advising students, attendance at departmental and school events, and keeping regular office hours. Working collaboratively with other SADA and SCA full-time faculty with students and especially recruitment, senior and/or graduate thesis exhibitions, portfolio reviews, and assessments. Assisting with program management and oversight of Studio Art curricula: all SADA majors, minors, program objectives, goals, and outcomes; including new course development and/or course upgrades. Continuing creative activities/research agenda, and remains abreast of existing and emerging technologies, processes, products, services and leading industry performance benchmarks. Working effectively as a team member, embracing and fostering LU’s mission. Other duties, including department/school committee work, as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in studio art or art history required.

Preferred Qualifications:

MFA or other terminal degree with an exhibition record of three-dimensional work and kiln management preferred. Experienced and sensitive to working with students from diverse backgrounds, students with disabilities or special needs, students in online/distance programs, and students coming from a Biblical worldview preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of pedagogy and teaching methodologies appropriate to all levels of students majoring in art disciplines, and/or those who are using the course as a general education requirement. Knowledge of global art history from prehistoric through present day; knowledge of studio art, foundation, design, sculpting, portfolio development, processes, techniques, and practices employed by artists. Knowledge of appropriate classroom technology, to include the learning management system such as Canvas (or similar). Knowledge of 3D printing and any background in product or industrial and sustainable design is desirable. Should possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, service, and technology application in the classroom.

Work Hours:

Varied, depending on class schedule

Posting Date:

06/29/2022

Special Instructions for Applicants:

Please send official transcripts directly to [email protected]

Quicklink:

https://jobs.liberty.edu/postings/40044

Organization

Since 1971, the mission of Liberty University has been to develop Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for impacting tomorrow's world. With a unique heritage and an ever-expanding influence, Liberty remains steadfast in its commitment of Training Champions for Christ. Read more about Liberty at www.Liberty.edu/AboutLiberty.

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