Endowed Associate or Full Professor of Art Education
Company: University of Arkansas
Posted on: January 16, 2020
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/Full Professor in Art Education, 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.
The Art Education Program seeks a collaborative, innovative, and
critical thinker who is highly engaged in the field of art
education with a strong research agenda. The candidate will teach
both undergraduate and graduate courses related to art education
curriculum and pedagogy, research methodologies, foundations and
histories, and contemporary theories. This endowed position also
provides the opportunity to develop and teach coursework specific
to their research interests, and should be able to teach and
conduct research projects concerning equity, diversity, and
inclusion from an interdisciplinary perspective, share expertise in
the development of graduate level art education programs, foster
interdisciplinary cross-campus relationships, and connect with a
vibrant local and regional art education community. The University
is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the
diversity and excellence of the academic community.
DUTIES FOR THIS POSITION INCLUDE:
* Teach two courses per semester in areas related to the applicant
s expertise and in consultation with the program head and School of
* Maintain active and nationally significant research
* Assist in planning and implementing new graduate degrees
* Participate in B.F.A. in Art Education reviews and serve on
future graduate thesis and dissertation committees
* Participate in advising, committee work, and other services
* Be a consistently present and active member of the community
* Contribute positively to program and School of Art recruitment
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
* 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. or Ed.D. in art education or a related field from an
* Active and nationally significant research record
* Minimum of six years of university-level teaching experience
* Evidence of strong interpersonal and communication skills
* Evidence of strong research record relative to diversity, equity,
* Demonstrated commitment to community outreach
* Graduate-level teaching and advising experience
* Interest or experience in interdisciplinary and community
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.
* Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
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
Posting Detail Information
FUTURE OPEN DATE
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
ANTICIPATED START DATE
ANTICIPATED END DATE
RECRUITMENT CONTACT INFORMATION
Professor Angela M. LaPorte
All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A s
employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS SUMMARY
Applicants must submit an applicant profile on the University of
Arkansas Careers site at http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/37246.
On the University of Arkansas Careers site, please submit:
* The applicant profile
* A Letter of application that includes a teaching philosophy
(pedagogical praxis of implementing critical thinking and promoting
diversity), research, service, and a statement of diversity.
* Curriculum vitae
* Two samples of published or forthcoming scholarly research.
Please submit each writing sample as a single PDF, including
images. Books may be sent to the following address and will be
returned upon request.
School of Art
c/o Angela M. LaPorte
340 N. Garland
Fine Arts Center, Room 116
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
* Relevant sample course syllabi (Submit as a single PDF).
* Please list three professional references (name, title, email
address, and contact number) willing to provide letters of
recommendation if requested during the application process.
Completed applications received by January 3, 2020 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 Angela M. LaPorte,
222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
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.
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