The School of Art and Visual Studies (SAVS) at the University of Kentucky seeks applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Art Studio, Foundations/Drawing to begin August 2019 and end May 2020. The successful candidate will teach three courses per semester in our vibrant and contemporary Foundations Program, oversee the Foundations Drawing Studio and work with both undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of contemporary studio art and design practices. Drawing in our Foundations Program takes a traditional approach to perceptual awareness and articulation, while incorporating creative thinking, compositional strategies and conceptualization. The Art Studio Faculty recognize and embrace a broad approach to creative practices, engaging and challenging the conceptual, technical, and pedagogical aspects of art and design practice.
The successful candidate will be expected to conduct creative research in drawing and scholarly research in Foundations and provide appropriate service to the school, college, and university.
Applicants should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and upload the following:
Specific Request 1 – Research statement and Teaching Methods, including a list of courses taught;
Specific Request 2 – PDF portfolio of personal work (20)* (9 mb max);
Specific Request 3 – PDF portfolio of student work (20)* (9 mb max).
When prompted in the application, also include the names and contact information for three references. This information may be used to solicit reference letters within the employment system.
Review of applications will begin February 1, 2018 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
More information can be found at http://finearts.uky.edu