The Department of Art & Art History at Oakland University invites candidates to apply for a position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, specializing in Painting and Drawing. This teaching appointment begins August 15, 2021. It is a one-year appointment with possible renewals. Responsibilities include 1000 through 3000 level undergraduate drawing and painting courses, and service duties. While drawing and painting are often stand-alone practices, interdisciplinary approaches to materials, teaching, and research are highly desirable. Candidates with parallel practices in printmaking, digital media and other 2D disciplines are encouraged to apply. AAH is seeking applicants with a proven image-making practice and exhibition record. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to innovation, flexibility, and diversity.
MFA and teaching experience at the college level required.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Applications must include the following information: 1) Letter of interest, 2) current CV, 3) URL featuring examples of artwork, 4) unofficial graduate transcript and 5) diversity statement. Applicants will be asked for the names and email addresses of three references in the application process. References will be contacted to upload the letter of reference directly. The diversity statement should describe interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, through mentoring, pedagogy, or research.
For full consideration, apply by June 4, 2021. All interviews will be conducted online.
Please address all inquiries to Bruce Charlesworth, Search Committee Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org
Internal Number: 20820
About Oakland University
As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master?s and doctoral levels, as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship, and creative activity; and it renders significant public service. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.