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Assistant Professor of Art, Printmaking/Studio Arts [Tenure Track]

The Department of Art in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in August, 2019. The College of Visual and Performing Arts at Belmont University is a vibrant creative community serving undergraduate and graduate students by providing nationally recognized, accredited programs in Art, Design, Music, Theatre, and Dance. Engaged faculty mentors along with world-class performances, vibrant art and design opportunities, dynamic teaching, and study abroad opportunities combine to provide a 21st century path for student excellence, artistry and creativity in an inclusive student-centered, Christian environment.

The primary job responsibilities for this position include teaching at all levels of undergraduate Printmaking and/or Drawing, Advanced Studio and 2D courses, and leading the development of the Printmaking curriculum. A commitment to teaching content to support the department’s design and studio programs at the Foundations level is expected. The candidate must also have a demonstrated interest in a broad range of contemporary and traditional printmaking and studio arts media, methods, and concepts. Related experience with the socially-engaged practice of art in the community is highly desirable. An annual teaching load would include six studio courses or a combination of studio and lecture courses equaling 24 teaching workload hour. Additional primary responsibilities include a) academic advising and mentoring students, b) maintaining scholarly/creative activities, and c) performing department, college and university service.

An MFA in an appropriate printmaking/studio arts area is required. Two to three years of teaching experience beyond a graduate school Teaching Assistantship is strongly preferred.

For additional information about the position and to complete the online application, candidates should click on the 'External Link' below. An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, and a Response to Belmont’s Mission, Vision, and Values statement articulating how the candidate’s knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to a Christian community of learning and service must be included.

To complete the online application, candidates must also upload a portfolio of personal artwork (10-15 selections), an artist’s statement, and a portfolio of student artwork with project descriptions (10-15 selections). Preferences will be given to applications received by November 12, 2018. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Ranked number 5 in the Regional Universities South category and named as a "Most Innovative" university by U.S. News & World Report, Belmont University consists of more than 8,000 students who come from every state and more than 25 countries. Committed to being a leader among teaching universities, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. The University's purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the world's needs. With more than 90 areas of undergraduate study, 22 master's programs and five doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual's horizon.


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