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Lecturer-Pool Faculty of Art (MFA Art & Social Practice)

Employer
Sam Houston State University
Location
College of Arts & Media

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Position Title:

Lecturer-Pool Faculty of Art (MFA Art & Social Practice)

Requisition:

202400067F

Rank:

Lecturer-Pool

FLSA status:

Exempt

Hiring Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience

Position Type:

Part-Time Non-Tenure Track

College:

College of Arts & Media

Department:

Dept of Art

Open Date:

05/15/2024

Quicklink:

https://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/39079

Contact Name:

Britney Ketkoski

Title:

Assistant to the Chair
Sam Houston State University
Department of Art
Box 2089
Huntsville, TX 77341

Contact Phone:

936-294-1315

Contact Email:

bketkoski@shsu.edu

Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job:

The Department of Art at Sam Houston State University invites applications for part-time lecturer-pool faculty to teach a course entitled Professional and Social Practice in the MFA in Art & Social Practice program. We are seeking a candidate with the ability to teach 1 class online in Fall 2024. In this course emphasis is placed on grant writing as well as developing proposals for projects and exhibitions that emphasize community engagement and participation. Students in the course will be encouraged to organize and promote public dissemination of their work.

Educational Requirements for the Position:

Candidates must possess an MFA or terminal degree in a related field and demonstrate outstanding potential in research and/or creative activity.

Experience Required for the Position:

Applicants who work within the field of social practice as artists, curators, and organizers who can provide opportunities to expand students’ professional network are preferred. Teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level is preferred.

Special Instructions Summary:

Applicants should submit the following documents as PDFs:
cover letter
a detailed CV
artist’s statement or description of creative activity
names and contact information of three references
samples of personal work

Official college transcripts and letters of recommendation will be required for finalists for this position.

Review of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the position is filled.

Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.

Open Until Filled:

Yes

EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

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About Sam Houston State University

For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.

SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.

Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges the university's significant commitment to service.

Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston. 

SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.

Member The Texas State University System  

Company info
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Telephone
936-294-1070
Location
1905 University Avenue
Huntsville
TX
77340
US

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