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Assistant Professor of Practice, Art Education

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Position Title:

Assistant Professor of Practice, Art Education

Job Posting Number:

202325NTL

Job Location:

San Marcos

College:

College of Fine Arts and Communication

Department/School:

School of Art and Design

Position Description :

The Art Education program in the School of Art and Design at Texas State University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Practice in Art Education, starting Fall 2023.

The selected candidate will supervise student teachers in field placements, teach undergraduate art education courses, liaise with the College of Education Office of Educator Preparation, and manage administrative operations related to art education student teaching certification.

Faculty of practice in Art Education are expected to have strong communication and organizational skills, maintain active engagement with professional organizations and networks, pursue independent creative or scholarly pursuits related to art and art education, and contribute to college, department, and/or university service.

The Assistant Professor of Practice in Art Education is a full-time, non-tenure line faculty position that is eligible for promotion. All positions are subject to availability of funds.

We especially encourage diverse candidates to apply for this position. By diversity, we mean the existence and co-existence of visible and invisible factors such as gender identity, sexual orientation, different abilities, ethnicity, and race, among other socially diverse identities.

Texas State University seeks candidates whose professional background includes embracing a diversity of people and ideas, a spirit of inclusiveness, a global perspective, and a commitment to community-building. As a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution, we are especially interested in applicants who share a commitment to equity, and the high-quality education of students from historically under served and systematically marginalized communities. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in art education; or a Master’s degree in a closely related field with at least 18 graduate credit hours in art education subject areas, from an accredited college or university; or a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in art education, or in Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) with specialization in art education.
  • At least five years teaching experience teaching art or design in K-12 public or private schools, or in higher education.
  • Experience mentoring, coaching, and/or supervising student teachers, intern teachers, and/or apprentice teachers.
  • Teacher certification in art, All-Level, K-12, (unless the candidate has an earned terminal degree in art, art education, or in C&I with specialization in art education).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary art education theories and practices.
  • Commitment to EDIA (Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Access).
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree: MFA, Ph.D. or Ed.D. in art education or a closely related field from an accredited university.
  • Higher education teaching experience, or experience as an art or design teacher or administrator in K-12 public or private schools beyond five years.
  • Significant professional accomplishments in K-12 or higher education art education, and/or professional or personal art making practice.
  • Strong technical skills in computer enhanced instructional methods, including online instruction and Learning Management Systems (e.g., Canvas, which is Texas State University’s official LMS).
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional learning in and about socially responsive approaches to art, culture, and society.

Application Procedures:

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/40569.

To ensure full consideration, please submit an application by Friday, January 13, 2023:

  1. Letter of application stating how experience and credentials fulfill the requirements for this position (not to exceed 3 pages)
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Statement of teaching philosophy including a one-page statement discussing the candidate’s commitment to EDIA (Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Access) as evidenced by projects, curriculum design, community work/engagement
  4. Sample course syllabus or aggregated unit of study plan (1 maximum)
  5. Sample of scholarly/creative practice, or a body of artwork portfolio (links or digital files).
  6. Unofficial transcripts
  7. List of three references from individuals able to comment on applicant’s qualifications
The candidate selected for hire will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree granting universities.

For inquiries regarding the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Sean Justice, Associate Professor of Art Education ([email protected]).

Type of Position:

Full-Time

Proposed Start Date:

September 1, 2023

Posting Date:

11/18/2022

Full Consideration Date:

01/13/2023

Open Until Filled?:

Yes

EEO/AA Statement:

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Reasonable Accommodation:

If you experience accessibility issues or require alternative formatting during the application process due to a disability or underlying condition, we request that you contact Faculty and Academic Resources for assistance at [email protected]. A representative from Faculty and Academic Resources will respond to you as soon as is possible.

Record Checks and Verifications:

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Eligibility for Employment:

Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

Tobacco-Free Campus:

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Why Work at Texas State?:

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

Quick Link:

https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/40569

Organization

Texas State University seeks candidates whose professional background includes embracing a diversity of people and ideas, a spirit of inclusiveness, a global perspective, and a commitment to community-building.  As a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution, we are especially interested in applicants who share a commitment to equity, and the high-quality education of students from historically underserved and systematically marginalized communities. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

About Texas State University

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor.  A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Students at Texas State choose from 98 undergraduate, 91 master’s and specialists, and 14 doctoral programs offered by 10 colleges (Applied Arts, The Emmett and Miriam McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Honors, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, The Graduate College, and the University College).  With a diverse campus community including 50% of the student body from ethnic minorities, Texas State is one of the top 13 producers of Hispanic baccalaureate graduates in the nation.  In fall 2019, there were 1,470 full-time faculty and 2,286 full-time staff.  Research and creative activities have led to growing success in attracting external support.  For FY 2019, Texas State had an annual operating budget of over $724 million. Texas State’s Research and Development expenditures for FY 2018 were more than $64 million.  The Alkek Library has more than 3.1 million titles in its collection.  Additional information about Texas State and its nationally recognized academic programs is available at www.txstate.edu.

Mission

Texas State University is a doctoral-granting, student-centered institution dedicated to excellence and innovation in teaching, research, including creative expression, and service. The university strives to create new knowledge, to embrace a diversity of people and ideas, to foster cultural and economic development, and to prepare its graduates to participate fully and freely as citizens of Texas, the nation and the world.

Locations

Texas State's San Marcos campus is located in a growing community of 63,000 people in the Austin Metropolitan Area. Located in the Texas Hill Country, where blackland prairies roll into beautiful hills, Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and oak trees on the campus add to the charm of the university’s picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides recreational activities for students throughout the year.

The Texas State Round Rock Campus is located north of Austin in Round Rock, TX. The Round Rock Campus offers the junior and senior level classes to complete a bachelor’s degree, graduate degrees, post baccalaureate certification, and continuing education programs. The university's vision for Round Rock is to continue to offer quality academic programs that meet the workforce needs of Texas, especially focusing on academic programs that appeal to working adults, and to serve as a hub of health professions research and education.

Some positions may require teaching on the main campus and at the Texas State University Round Rock Campus.

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Texas State University is a member of The Texas State University System. 

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

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Location
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San Marcos
Texas
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