Assistant Professor of Visual Arts, College of Coastal Georgia
NATURE OF WORK
The School of Arts and Sciences and the Art program invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Visual Arts position within the Department of Arts and Humanities. This is a tenure track appointment, and is expected to begin August 1, 2017 pending budget approval. This position is an academic year (10-month) appointment. CCGA seeks an artist/scholar/educator who is comfortable with merging a classical atelier approach to skill development with contemporary practice, theory, and analysis, aiming to graduate rigorously educated art professionals who can meaningfully contribute to the cultural dialogue vital to the health of our community and nation.
The ideal candidate will have experience teaching lecture and studio courses including Art appreciation, 2D design, 3D design, Art History, drawing, sculpture, and ceramics. Initial responsibilities include teaching 12 credit hours in both fall and spring semesters; summer teaching opportunities are available based on student enrollment. The candidate must work cooperatively with others and be willing to teach face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online classes at the Brunswick campus and/or the Camden location as needed. While demonstrating excellence in teaching,
the candidate will have other responsibilities to the department, school, and college, including student advising. The candidate will be expected to maintain an ambitious professional record that indicates a commitment to a sustained and developing creative practice.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING· M.F.A. in Studio Art, Sculpture, Ceramics, or related field from a regionally accredited institution
At least three years of college teaching experience
Experience teaching Art appreciation, 2D design, 3D design, and Art History
Familiarity with a range of technical and conceptual aspects of studio art
Experience assisting with student research and exhibitions
Experience with establishing and maintaining academic art studios and equipment
Strong and active exhibition record
Experience regarding installation practice and gallery maintenance
Commitment to serving diverse student populations in a collegiate setting
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING
Teaching experience in both lecture and studio classes and an openness to an interdisciplinary approach.