Assistant Professor of Painting and DrawingPosition Number:
Faculty 9-10 MonthsTime-limited through:
N/AType of Appointment:
Full-Time, Tenure-TrackFaculty Position Sub-Type:
RegularLength of Appointment:
9 monthsInternal Recruitment?:
Art and DesignOrganization:
COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES Division:
Academic Affairs - DIVCollege:
College of Arts and SciencesApproved Hiring Salary Range:
63,000.00 to negotiablePay Basis:
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The University of North Florida’s Department of Art and Design invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Painting and Drawing beginning in Fall 2024Job Function:
The University of North Florida’s Department of Art and Design is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). The Department is comprised of six major areas of undergraduate study: Art History, Ceramics, Graphic Design and Digital Media, Painting/Drawing/Printmaking, Photography, and Sculpture. The Department expands learning opportunities for students and provides professional enrichment for faculty and staff through a partnership with the Museum of Contemporary Art in downtown Jacksonville, a cultural institute of UNF. In addition, the Department maintains an extensive permanent teaching collection of approximately 500 works from world-renowned artists.
Our program is seeking an innovative artist and educator with robust professional practice, experience teaching, an understanding of history and knowledge of contemporary artistic production as it pertains to painting and drawing. Our ideal candidate should be experienced in operating a painting studio and demonstrating a working knowledge of the education studio environment. Responsibilities will include teaching three undergraduate painting, drawing or foundation courses, within a wide range of mediums. The successful candidate will incorporate both traditional and emerging painting and drawing practices into their teaching.
In addition to teaching, the candidate must show ongoing excellence in research, scholarship and/or creative activity. This may include submissions to conferences, gallery shows, publications, grants or fellowships in national, regional or local venues. In addition, service to the department, college and university is expected.
UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged institution. This designation celebrates the University’s collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. UNF strategically supports an aim to operate as a preeminent, vibrantly inclusive employer in higher education. UNF cultivates a shared commitment to diverse and inclusive perspectives and a culturally competent and inclusive university environment that values and respects the human differences, dignity, and well-being of every community member. The successful candidate should demonstrate a capacity to work among diverse constituencies in the immediate university community and beyond.
UNF faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction, research/scholarship/creative activity, and service.
Teaching: Course load is a 3/3 with an opportunity to teach in the summer sessions.Percentage Of Time:
Research/Scholarship: Faculty is required to develop a research and scholarly agenda which is outlined in the departmental guidelines.
Service: Faculty is required to serve on university committees, local, national, international boards, professional organizations and/or other service to the community.
100Faculty Position Required Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will have an M.F.A. degree and at least three years of teaching experience beyond the graduate T.A. level.Departmental Requirements:
Candidates must demonstrate proficiency in traditional approaches to painting techniques, have experience teaching painting foundations, limited understanding of the figure, aspects of glazing, knowledge of paint mediums, and have a basic working knowledge of alternative types of paint such as gauche, encaustic, and tempera.
N/AStatement(s) of Understanding Definition:
Background Check: This position requires a background check. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check. Required Licensure or Certification:
Responsible Employee: The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.
naMachines/Equipment used regularly:
naAnticipated Start Date:
08/05/2024Job Posting Date:
09/19/2023Application Review Date:
01/10/2024Open Until Filled:
YesPoint of Contact Information:
Jason John, Search Chair, 904-620-3828 or firstname.lastname@example.orgHiring Official:
Jenny HagerLocation if not Jacksonville:
Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Required Supplemental Documents must be submitted electronically at time of application:Quicklink:
• Unofficial Transcript
• Curriculum Vitae
• Letter of Interest
• One combined PDF file (max. 1 MB): One-page artist statement, one-page statement of
teaching philosophy, and sample syllabus
• One PDF file (max. 1 MB): 20 examples of applicant’s work and artwork list (technique, size,
• One PDF file (max. 1 MB): 20 examples of student work and artwork list (technique, size, year)
• List of names, addresses and phone numbers of 3 references
• Other Docs: Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Jason John, Search Chair, email@example.com or Megan Dennerlein, Administrative Secretary, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Items must be received by January 10, 2024.
You must mail the following materials prior to on-campus interview:
3 letters of recommendation (no copies, must be written within one year and have original
signature) and official transcript showing M.F.A.
Address the packet to:
Jason John, Search Chair
Position Number: 310230
Department of Art 45/2022
University of North Florida
1 UNF Dr.
Jacksonville, FL 32224
Official Transcript can be emailed to Department Chair, Jenny Hager, email@example.com
Applicants must complete an online application at www.unfjobs.org, as well as mail
supplemental documents in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply
online and/or mail all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you
submit your completed application you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the
confirmation number for your records. While the confirmation number guarantees that your
online application has been successfully received, it does not mean that your application is
complete. Your application is not complete until your mailed documents have been received.
For further information, please contact please contact Jason John, Search Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org or Megan Dennerlein, Administrative Secretary, email@example.com.