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Instructor - Art Education
Arizona State University

  • Apr. 25, 2017
  • Instructor - Art Education
  • School of Art
  • Arizona State University
    Tempe, AZ
    United States
  • May 5, 2017
  • Aug. 16, 2017
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Art Education
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Instructor – Art Education – School of Art
Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University

The School of Art in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks an exceptional art educator for a full-time, one-year appointment at the Instructor level beginning August 2017.

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation’s fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, the largest comprehensive design and arts school in the nation, is a vibrant example of the of the New American University philosophy. With 4,700 students, more than 400 faculty and faculty associates, 135 degrees and a tradition of top-ranked programs, the Herberger Institute is built on a combination of disciplines unlike any other program in the nation. The institute includes the School of Art, The School of Arts, Media + Engineering, The Design School, The School of Film, Dance and Theatre, The School of Music, and the ASU Art Museum. Through recognizing that design and the arts are critical resources for transforming society and solving complex problems, the Herberger Institute is committed to positioning artists, scholars, designers, and educators at the center of public life.

Located in one of the most expansive metropolitan centers in the United States, and situated in the Sonoran Desert, the school supports a broad range of art practice and inquiry. Programs within the School of Art lead to the degrees of Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Art with concentrations in art history, art studies, museum studies; an online BA in art history; Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Art with concentrations in art education and a broad number of mediums; Master of Arts (MA) in Art with concentrations in art history or art education; and Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Art. In addition, the school participates in the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programs in Design, Environment and the Arts housed within the Herberger Institute. With several nationally ranked programs and one of the largest comprehensive art programs in a public research university in the United States, the ASU School of Art plays a prominent role within the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts and is located on both the Tempe and downtown Phoenix campuses.

The Art Education program in the ASU Herberger Institute School of Art prepares students to succeed in multiple educational environments, offering a broad-based undergraduate curriculum with a substantial foundation in studio art, art history, and art education. The Masters of Arts with a concentration in Art Education program emphasizes teaching and learning in schools, museums, the community and online with interdisciplinary, multicultural and international components. The program has an international reputation as a leading research center, is nationally ranked among art educational programs, and provides students with ample knowledge and resources to earn their teaching certification.

The position will serve undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Art’s Art Education program. There are opportunities for interdisciplinary teaching and the development of special topics courses.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate in Art Education or related field must be conferred by the start of employment; Experience teaching in K-12 schools and/or community institutions; University/College teaching experience beyond the TA level; Demonstrated evidence of excellence in teaching, research and/or creative research and/or scholarship in art education.

Desired Qualifications: Evidence of strong commitment to teaching and to community programs. Ability to contribute to the development of the School of Art and its curriculum.

Instructions to Apply: Please submit a letter of interest addressing art education research, teaching and work experience. Include curriculum vitae, the names and contact information for three references, evidence of written research and/or creative work may be included in the form of up to twenty documents and/or images (.jpg format, 1200 max. pixel width) along with a separate image list that includes name, title, date, size and medium for each image. Applications by e-mail are preferred. Submit all materials to:

Applications sent via mail must be addressed to:
Search Committee, Instructor – Art Education
c/o Tara Diulus, Specialist to the Director
ASU School of Art
PO Box 871505
Tempe, AZ 85287-1505

Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope if you would like your materials returned.

Application Deadline: Application deadline is May 5, 2017; if not filled, reviews will occur every two weeks thereafter until search is closed. Screening of candidates will begin immediately; for best consideration, application materials should arrive by the deadline.

For information about the School of Art, visit

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses and certifications.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. See ASU’s complete non-discrimination statement at
See ASU’s Title IX policy at

  • Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. See ASU’s complete non-discrimination statement at

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  • Search Committee, Instructor-Art Education
    School of Art
    Arizona State University
    PO Box 871505
    School of Art
    Tempe, AZ 85287-1505


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