Tenure-track Position: Painting and Drawing
The Department of Visual Arts at the University of Regina, a dynamic team of artists and scholars, invites applications for a Tenure-Track Appointment in Studio Art – Painting and Drawing at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will commence on July 1, 2019.
The Department of Visual Arts at the University of Regina is a comprehensive program with majors specializing in art history and cultures of display, ceramics, drawing, painting, photo-media, print-media, and sculpture. The Department is located within the Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance and members engage in disciplinary, cross-disciplinary, and collaborative work within the Department, Faculty, and University. Faculty include art historians, curators, studio and performance artists. The Department offers BFA, BA, BA (Honours), MA and MFA degrees, special programs for Arts Education majors, and certificate programs. The Faculty also offers an interdisciplinary PhD in Media and Artistic Practices. The Visual Arts faculty are active academics, curators, writers, and artists who disseminate their work locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally.
The University of Regina is located on Treaty Four and Treaty Six lands, and the traditional homelands of the Métis. In our most recent strategic plan, peyak aski kikawinaw: Together We are Stronger, the U of R includes a mandate to further Indigenize the campus. Visual Arts enjoys strong connections with our Federated Colleges: Campion College, First Nations University of Canada, and Luther College. We work closely with the MacKenzie Art Gallery, and other local arts organizations, such as Neutral Ground, Art Gallery of Regina, and Sâkêwêwak Artists’ Collective among others. The Regina area supports a lively arts community with a number of significant public, commercial and artist-run galleries and festivals, and both the University of Regina and the City of Regina have a strong commitment to public art.
Candidates must hold at minimum an MFA, have an active established professional practice, and have prior experience teaching at the post-secondary level. The successful applicant will be qualified to teach undergraduate courses in painting and drawing at all levels, from foundations to senior undergraduate and graduate courses. Preference will be given to candidates who have the ability to teach in an additional studio area as listed above. The successful candidate will also demonstrate their desire and willingness to contribute to the life of the Department, Faculty, and University, attract graduate students, and be part of creating new initiatives and vision in a collaborative manner.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 1, 2018
For full position requirements and instructions on how to apply go to http://www.uregina.ca/hr/careers
ALL applications must be submitted using our electronic system at http://www.uregina.ca/hr/careers
For more information on the Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance visit: http://www.uregina.ca/mediaartperformance/