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Endowed Associate Professor of American Art

Company: University of Arkansas --- Fayetteville
Location: Fayetteville
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Job Description:

Position Information Posting Number F530P Quick Link for Posting Working Title Endowed Associate Professor of American Art Department Art About the University Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation's top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,600 students with 200+ academic programs. U of A students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent all 50 states and 120 countries. The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation's strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life. Arkansas is a natural wonder of forests, mountains and lakes framed by picturesque rivers and streams. Some of the best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are a short drive from campus. As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary. About the College/Department About the College: The J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences is the largest and most academically diverse unit on campus with 3 schools, 16 departments, and 43 academic programs and research centers. The University of Arkansas is committed to providing an educational and work environment in which thought, creativity, and growth are stimulated, and in which individuals are free to realize their full potential. The J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences promotes these ideals and welcomes applicants who foster an inclusive environment through an open exchange of voices and ideas from populations of diverse backgrounds. The School of Art: The University of Arkansas has recently been awarded a $120 million gift from the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation to establish a School of Art. The gift created the first and only school of art in the state of Arkansas, and is helping to propel art history, art education, studio art and graphic design forward, while also providing unparalleled opportunity to students. In addition, the School of Art has recently received a $40 million gift from the Windgate Foundation to develop and build a new Studio Art and Graphic Design facility. The mission of the School of Art is to develop one of the highest quality educational, research and service programs in the visual arts available nationally. The School currently includes 43 faculty, six staff members, and more than 400 students; it currently offers six degree options:BFAin Art Education,BFAin Graphic Design,BFAin Studio Art, BA in Art History, BA in Studio Art, andMFAin Studio Art. (Advanced degrees in Art Education, Art History, and Graphic Design are in development.) The school is a fully-accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). About the Community: Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, and is known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country's finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation's best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus. The area is home to an active, nationally significant local arts community, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and 21C Museum, and continues to grow as a destination for art and a hub for artists. With a recently establishedAIGANWAchapter, as well as a strong start-up culture, the area has an active design community. The region is known as a great place to raise a family including strong public schools and a wide range of community family activities. For more information, visit: Department Home Page ************ Job Type Faculty Faculty Status Tenure Track Appointment Percent 100 Benefits Eligible Yes Salary Commensurate with experience and education Campus, Office Location Fayetteville Campus - Fine Arts Center Summary of Job Duties The School of Art, in the J. William Fulbright College of the University of Arkansas, invites applications for an endowed associate professor in American Art, to start in August 2020. Endowed positions in The School of Art come with dedicated and generous research funds. The newly-developed School of Art aims to create a nationally recognized model for faculty research, teaching, and service. Endowed position holders are expected to develop innovative, collaborative, and interdisciplinary initiatives (both inside and outside the university) and to support the university's mission as a flagship, land-grant university. We seek a candidate with a strong publication record and an established national and international reputation, who demonstrates interest and experience in program-building and curriculum development and who has a vision that will contribute to our goal of becoming a center for the study of arts of the Americas, broadly conceived. The university is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Duties will include: - Teaching two courses per-semester - Maintaining an active and significant research record - Contributing to the development of new MA and PhD programs - Participating in advising, committee work, and service In addition to these duties, endowed faculty are required to: - Engage in a minimum of one outreach effort per year - Maintain a research record appropriate to the prominence of the appointment - Produce an annual report detailing research, service, and teaching metrics and accomplishments Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration. - Ph.D. in Art History with specialization in American Art from an accredited institution of higher education conferred by the start of employment - Qualifications for tenure - Established national research profile Preferred Qualifications - Ability to contribute to the development of the Art History program and its curriculum - Demonstrated engagement with integrating museum collections into teaching activities Physical activities associated with this position The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply. Occasionally: - Driving - Feeling - Hearing - Walking Frequently: - Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding - Repetitive motion - Sitting - Standing - Talking Employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes. Types of Background Checks Required National criminal background and registered sex offender check Pre-employment Screening Requirements The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. Posting Detail Information Future Open Date Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Anticipated Start Date Anticipated End Date Recruitment Contact Information Professor Lynn F. Jacobs **************** All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas employment system at. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact. Special Instructions Summary Completed applications received by November 15, 2019 will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. For additional inquiries, please contact the search committee chair: Professor Lynn F. Jacobs ****************. Applicants will submit an applicant profile on the University of Arkansas Careers site at () Documents to Upload: - Letter of application that includes a statement of research interests and teaching philosophy, and a statement about diversity in teaching, research, and service - Curriculum vitae - Two samples of published or forthcoming scholarly research. Please submit each writing sample as a singlePDF, including images. Books may be sent to the following address and will be returned upon request: School of Art c/o Lynn F. Jacobs 340 N. Garland Fine Arts Center, Room 116 University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR 72701 - Three sample course syllabi, preferably to include one graduate seminar (please submit as a singlePDF) Applicants will be asked to provide a list of four professional references (name, title, email address, and phone number) willing to provide letters of recommendation if requested during the application process. Letters of recommendation will be requested only for candidates selected for interviews. Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701. EEO Statement The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act. Internal Posting No Work Location Fayetteville, AR Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents - Cover Letter/Letter of Application - Curriculum Vitae - Writing Sample(s) - Syllabi of classes taught Optional Documents - Proof of Veterans Status The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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