Assistant Professor of Visual Arts Coastal Carolina University
The Department of Visual Arts at Coastal Carolina University, accredited by NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design), is seeking applications for a full-time position at the level of Assistant Professor in Printmaking and Drawing to begin August 2020. The Department offers the Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History, Art Studio, and Graphic Design as well as a number of minors. This highly collaborative and active department encourages close-knit classroom experiences and promotes experiential learning that highlights faculty areas of expertise and research. For example, Coastal Carolina University’s in-house press, The Athenaeum Press, promotes interdisciplinary projects initiated by both faculty and students, which allows faculty to develop and expand their research pursuits on campus. Simultaneously, faculty are urged to take advantage of CCU’s opportunities to teach and research abroad through its Center for Global Engagement.
The Visual Arts Program of the Edwards College seeks a dynamic printmaker who will participate in further advancing and growing the future of our printmaking program. The successful candidate will have a strong, active exhibition record as well as an intricate knowledge of traditional and contemporary printmaking. Candidates should have a strong background in printmaking methodology, with an ability to speak to contemporary practices across genres. The candidate will also have a thorough knowledge of two-dimensional design, as they will be expected to teach such classes within foundations, drawing foundation in particular. Additionally, we expect the candidate to be well versed in the following techniques and concepts: dry and wet paper printing methods, relief, intaglio, planographic, and silkscreen processes; art/craft/cultural theory, and material science. Special consideration will be given to those with experience in drawing 1, drawing 2, life drawing, color theory, abstract, and alternative modes of drawing.
Candidates must hold an MFA/terminal degree in printmaking with a minimum of two years teaching experience beyond the assistantship level, and demonstrate a commitment to student learning, an inclusive pedagogy, and to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates should have a successful record of professional activity and research in their field. Salary is nationally competitive.
We plan to conduct Skype interviews prior to the CAA conference, and bring candidates to campus based on those interviews.
Interested candidates must complete an online application at http://jobs.coastal.edu. For the online application process the applicant must submit individual PDF documents, no larger than 2MB each or web links to the files, for the following information:
Descriptive statement about teaching that may also address how diversity, equity, and inclusion is promoted in the classroom
20 Examples of Research or Personal Work
20 Examples of Student Work
Reference list with contact information
The online application will require the submission of three references with contact information. An email will be automatically generated requesting letters of recommendation from these specific references. Candidates must submit all materials by November 1, 2019 for full consideration.
Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 45 states and 58 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.
Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.