Assistant Professor, School of Art, University of Cincinnati
Assistant Professor, School of Art (Tenure track)
College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning
The School of Art at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for Assistant Professor tenure-track positions in Studio Art starting academic year 2020-2021. The School of Art intends to hire up to three (3) qualified faculty members and encourages applications from candidates with a wide range of expertise and experiences in contemporary arts practices.
Located within the multi-national and culturally diverse University of Cincinnati, the School of Art is a top-tier Interdisciplinary Fine Art Program hosting BFA and MFA Programs as well as a BA in Art History and MA in Art Education. The School of Art is currently ranked among top programs nationwide and offers a diverse academic and cultural program.
Equity and Inclusion
The School of Art is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our community through their teaching, research, and/or service. As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, the University proudly supports several affinity groups such as the Black Faculty Association, Latino Faculty Association, LGBTQ+ Faculty, and Staff Association, and UC Women Lead, which are vital to the professional development and success of our diverse faculty. Women, people of color, persons with a disability, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates will be asked to respond to questions demonstrating a commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity.
Primary responsibilities: teaching, maintaining an active research / creative practice, and service to various School, College, and/or University committees, including thesis committees. Full-time faculty members are also obligated to contribute to the advancement of the university’s strategic goals. The typical Fine Arts teaching load is 5 (3 credit) courses per academic year.
Teaching will primarily include undergraduate and graduate studio courses in the area(s) of the applicant’s expertise within the field of contemporary arts practice. The appointee(s) will teach introductory, advanced-level, and graduate level studio courses as well as seminars in visual arts concepts, visual culture, and/or critical theory. Many of these courses are topical and address contemporary issues and/or concerns of the faculty. Recent topics have included: Photography and the Politics of Representation, the Aesthetic Experience, and Ethics and Precarity.
We welcome traditional media applications as well as candidates who work across various disciplines, incorporating interdisciplinary art-making strategies. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to progressive leadership in the program and promote approaches that support interdisciplinary art practices in their pedagogy.
Candidates must hold an MFA in Studio Art or a related discipline
Candidates must be engaged in the exhibition and/or dissemination of their research / creative practice as shown in their 20 research samples and CV
Candidates must have at least two academic years of relevant teaching experience in an institution of higher education (post MFA degree)
The position is available August 15, 2020. Review of applications will begin January 1, 2020. For more information about the School of Art and the Programs, please visit: https://daap.uc.edu/academics/soa.
Interested applicants must apply at https://jobs.uc.edu (Requisition #40063). In order to be considered for this position please upload the documents below:
Link or URL to 20 research samples of creative work
Names and contact information of three professional references