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Adjunct Faculty in Art

Employer
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Location
San Antonio, TX

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Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Job Title

Adjunct Faculty in Art

Agency

Texas A&M University - San Antonio

Department

Department of Language, Literature, and Arts

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

Part-time faculty on the SAN ANTONIO campus. The successful candidate will teach lower-division undergraduate courses, including first-year course ARTS 1301 (Art Appreciation). Summer teaching assignments may be available but are not guaranteed. Teaching assignments are all in face-to-face format and may include day or night classes.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Art, Art Education, or Art History, or a related field, from a regionally accredited institution;

  • 18 graduate hours in Art, Art Education, or Art History or similar field.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • College or University teaching experience preferred.

  • Experience with hands-on teaching techniques preferred.

  • Familiarity with the needs of a non-traditional, first-generation, culturally diverse student body.

  • Completed M.F.A preferred

Texas A&M University--San Antonio: Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is part of the Texas A&M University System. A&M-SA is a new campus in the established A&M system, serving students (undergraduate and graduate) from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The current enrollment is approximately 6,400.

Application Process: Applicants must complete the application/Faculty Form, a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and 15-20 images of candidates original artwork on our online employment system: https://employment.tamusahr.com/. In addition, applicants must submit a complete set of unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are not necessary to complete the initial application) and contact information for three references.

Art Adjunct Faculty Position

c/o Julie Hebert

Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Dept of Language, Literature, and Arts / College of Arts & Sciences

One University Way

San Antonio, TX 78224

The position is open until filled.

Finalists will be required to provide three current, original letters of recommendation to the Search Committee Chair at the address above. The letters should be less than one year old and should bear the writer’s actual signature.

Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution by the Office of Academic Affairs, TAMU-SA, One University Way, San Antonio, Texas 78224. We cannot accept transcripts issued directly to the candidate. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator (e.g., AACRAO; http://www.aacrao.org/credential/index.htm).

The selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation to be hired for this position.

Please direct any questions to Katherine Gillen at kgillen@tamusa.edu.

Texas A&M University San Antonio is committed to excellence; the University invites applications from all qualified applicants.

Texas A&M University San Antonio is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Application Instructions:

Please make sure to provide the following documents:

  • Application

  • Cover Letter to include two professional references

  • Resume

For detailed instructions on how to apply for any position on our website, please use the following link:

http://www.tamusa.edu/humanresources/job-opportunities/index.html

Summary of Employee Benefits:

https://www.tamusa.edu/humanresources/documents/summary-of-employees-benefits.pdf

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. If you have issues with adding documents with your application, please contact HR at 210-784-2058.

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Organization

TAMUSA pic1Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is a contemporary university that reflects the diverse and heritage-rich community it serves. Founded as the first upper-division institution of higher education in South San Antonio in 2009, A&M-SA today is a comprehensive four-year university offering high-quality, affordable education.

From fall 2008 to fall 2017, enrollment has grown 340 percent. The University currently serves nearly 6,500 students and has graduated more than 8,000 alumni. The student body is 60 percent female and 72 percent Hispanic. Approximately 77 percent of students are the first in their family to attend college.

TAMUSA pic3Since becoming president of A&M-SA in 2015, Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson has forged an audacious strategic plan for the University to fulfill its mission and bring to life its core values while achieving several important goals, including becoming a national model for student and academic success.

Through the University’s 26 undergraduate degrees and 13 graduate degrees, students can pursue a wide variety of in-demand fields, such as education, business, information technology and cyber security, criminology and biology. A&M-SA equips students with the knowledge, marketable skills and high-impact educational experiences that prepare them for rewarding careers, responsible global citizenship and lifelong learning.

With unprecedented enrollment growth, small classes, flexible schedules and in-demand degrees, A&M-SA is making the dream of higher education a reality for students in the San Antonio community and beyond.TAMUSA pic2

Fast Facts:

  • A&M-SA offers the lowest undergraduate tuition among four-year universities in San Antonio: $8,216 average cost per year (tuition and fees for spring and fall semesters for 15 credit hours/semester)
  • A&M-SA is a Military EmbracingTM university; 1 in 6 of our students is military connected (veterans, active-duty, spouses or dependents)
  • The National Security Agency (NSA) designated A&M-SA as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) through the year 2022. This prestigious designation puts the University among a select group of institutions nationwide meeting rigorous federal standards.
  • 20:1 student to teacher ratio

Accreditation

Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, call 404-679-4500 or visit http://www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of A&M-SA.

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