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Adjunct Assistant Instructor - Art (Foundations Program)Department:
DentonFull Time/Part Time:
The Foundations Program serves as the gateway and first-year experience toPosition Summary:
all incoming students. It is the core of all undergraduate degree programs in
the College of Visual Art and Design at The University of North Texas (UNT).
Coursework in the Foundations Program introduces visual problem-solving
and critical thinking strategies incorporating/studying culture and history and
the practice of various art/design forms across disciplines to prepare
students for rigorous college courses in visual art, design, art education, and
The Department of Foundation Program seeks qualified individuals for its Adjunct Assistant Instructor Pool and welcomes applicants at any time. This posting is for the Fall 2023, Spring 2024 and Summer 2024 semesters. The specific courses involved may vary from semester to semester and openings to teach these courses develop on a periodic basis, depending on department teaching needs.Minimum Qualifications:
The adjunct assistant faculty in the Foundations Program must be able to:
1. teach students to understand creative processes, the transferability of skill,and conceptual thinking in art and design disciplines
2. teach diverse media at the Foundations level (teach students anunderstanding of and apply the elements and principles of art and design invarious media, e.g., drawing, 2D and 3D design, time-based, lens-based,digital, etc.) within a thematic and conceptual framework.
The anticipated need is for adjunct instructors whose duties may include, butare not limited to, teaching the following courses.
ART1600 Foundations: Perception and Translation
ART1700 Foundations: Space (physical, temporal, and virtual)
ART1800 Foundations: Narrative and Representation
ART1900 Foundations: Systems and Transformations
MFA or terminal degree in Art Education, Visual Art, Design, or related discipline.Preferred Qualifications:
A demonstrated ability to teach and make connections across various (2D/3D/time based etc.) disciplines in visual art and design.Work Schedule:
A demonstrated ability to mentor students.
VariedDriving University Vehicle:
This is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement:
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.Physical Requirements:
Ability to communicatePosting Number:
A803PQuicklink for Posting: