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Assistant Teaching Professor Fine Arts
Penn State Schuylkill


Date Posted Sep. 24, 2018
Title Assistant Teaching Professor Fine Arts
University Penn State Schuylkill
Schuylkill Haven, PA, United States
Department Fine Arts
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Art - General
    Fine Arts - General
 
 
ASSISTANT TEACHING PROFESSOR FINE ARTS

Campus/Location:
Penn State Schuylkill
Date Announced:
09/14/2018
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
83026
Classification:
Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State Schuylkill
Department:

DESCRIPTION
Penn State Schuylkill invites applications for Assistant Teaching Professor Fine Arts (music or art) (or a rank commensurate with qualifications), multi-year appointment, 36 weeks to begin August 2019, or as negotiated. Responsibilities: Teach four courses (12 credits) each semester. Courses will include general art or music classes depending on the candidate’s specialty. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed. Participate in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities. Engage in activities to stay current in the discipline. Qualifications: Master’s degree or doctorate in either music or art is required. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is expected. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Prior college-level and online teaching experience preferred. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important. Campus Information: Penn State is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions. Penn State Schuylkill is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 700 students; about 17% are adult learners. The coursework for the first two years of more than 275 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as 9 baccalaureate degrees and 4 associate degrees. Students and faculty at Penn State Schuylkill have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small campus setting and have opportunities to participate in undergraduate research projects supervised by faculty members. For more information about the campus, visit http://schuylkill.psu.edu. Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Cory Scherer, Interim Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State Schuylkill. E-mail: crs15@psu.edu. Telephone: (570) 385-6100. Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae; other information pertinent to the position may also be included. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references. Closing Date: Application review begins November 1, 2018 and continues until a suitable candidate is found.

Apply online at https://psu.jobs/job/83026

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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