Job Title: Assistant Professor of Art
Tenure Information: Tenure Track
Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.
Memphis has a metropolitan population of over one million and provides multiple opportunities for research and for cultural and recreational activities.
Please apply online at jobs.rhodes.edu. Completed applications will include a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, a plan for continued creative development, a curriculum vitae, copies of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, samples of artist work and three letters of recommendation. Your application must also include a statement that addresses your interest in teaching at a liberal arts college and how your experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service might contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity and inclusion as one of its core values. For all work samples (including student work samples if applicable) the PDF file size should be no larger than 9 MB. Examples of video/animation/motion graphics must be embedded in a pdf file as working hyperlinks within the file and link to portfolio web sites or video sharing sites such as Vimeo.
Review of completed applications will begin January 2, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates from backgrounds typically underrepresented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply. The online application system will solicit letters of recommendation electronically from the candidate’s recommenders, once their contact information has been entered by the candidate and all other required application materials have been submitted. Submit all materials through the online application portal: https://jobs.rhodes.edu/. Background checks are required before candidates can be brought to campus for interviews.