Visiting Assistant Professor - Painting - (FAC001299)

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Organization: H0083 Art

Salary Commensurate with experience

Description:
The School of Art at the University of Houston invites applications for a full-time, Visiting Assistant Professor of Painting position to begin Fall 2020. We seek outstanding candidates with a dedicated painting practice and an active engagement with contemporary issues and discourse. The Visiting Assistant will teach a 3/3 load with courses at varying levels including graduate and undergraduate.

The successful candidate will have an active exhibition record with attendant critical attention and a developing record as a teacher and professional in the field of contemporary art. Additionally, the ideal candidate will be a clear communicator, able to collaborate with faculty on the shared goal of setting a positive and energetic tone for the painting program.

The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. Individuals whose creative work reflects the University of Houston’s commitment to diversity are encouraged to apply.

Required Application Documents

1) Letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) digital portfolio with 20 images of recent work 4) contact information for three professional references, 5) supporting documentation of exhibition and publication record may be provided at the candidate's discretion.

Application Deadline

To receive full consideration, application should be received by February 15, 2020. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

The University of Houston is a Tier One public research university with a proven commitment to the arts. In addition to Art, Design, and Art History, the university houses nationally recognized programs in Theatre, Music, and Creative Writing. Houston is a dynamic, multicultural city of 4 million with an active art and design community.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

Qualifications:
Candidates must have an MFA, and at least two years of college-level teaching experience beyond graduate school.

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

Required Attachments by Candidate: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Portfolio

Employee Status: Regular/Benefits

Job Posting: Dec 6, 2019, 4:49:22 PM
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