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Job ID: 139130

POOL - Lecturer Visual Arts
University of Kansas


Date Posted Feb. 24, 2020
Title POOL - Lecturer Visual Arts
University University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS, United States
Department Visual Art
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Performance Studies
    Art - Sculpture
    Art - Painting/Drawing
    Art - Ceramics
    Art - General
 
 

Position Overview

The Department of Visual Art at the University of Kansas seeks individuals qualified to teach part- to full-time courses in the areas of Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Printmaking, Textiles, Visual Art Education, Metalsmithing/Jewelry, Expanded Media (Performance Art, Installation Art) and Ceramics, as well as special topics courses in related areas. The Lecturer pool is for non tenure-track positions and is updated every year. We accept applications at any time, and make appointments in mid-to-late spring semester for the following academic year (or at other times when teachers are needed to fill unexpected vacancies).

The successful applicant must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.

Job Description

70% Teach, as scheduled, courses in Visual Art.

20% Prepare for and attend all class meetings. In case of absence, the lecturer must make arrangements for a substitute to teach class. Classes should not be canceled. Develop assignments, administer tests, evaluate student work, provide feedback to students and assign grades.

10% Hold regular office hours for students involved in classes taught. Office hours should be divided over at least two days. The lecturer should be available for reasonable appointments if a student cannot meet during scheduled office hours. Adhere to departmental, college and university policies.

Required Qualifications

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through:
(1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in resume, and (3) information provided from professional references:
MFA, MA, or other advanced degree in related field, OR
BA or BFA in related field with 2-5 years of professional experience in the needed area of specialization, OR
Two (2) or more years of distinguished* teaching experience at the post-secondary level. Distinguished is defined as a lengthy and notable or prominent record of mastery in teaching at an accredited institution, as defined by peer evaluation, course evaluation, and/or supervisor evaluation.
*For instructors in visual and/or performing arts, a distinguished record of exhibition and/or performance in an artistic genre appropriate to the target subject. Distinguished is defined as a lengthy and notable or prominent record of artistic work in nationally or internationally recognized venues.

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching experience in related Visual Art field.
Distinguished teaching experience at the post-secondary level. Distinguished is defined as a lengthy and notable or prominent record of mastery in teaching at an accredited institution, as defined by peer evaluation, course evaluation, and/or supervisor evaluation.

Contact Information to Applicants

Tanya Hartman, Chairperson,
Visual Art Department, University of Kansas,
thartman@ku.edu

Additional Candidate Instruction

A complete electronic application, a resume or curriculum vitae, cover letter, and contact information for three references.

Submit work samples for review in one of the two formats:
Send a Flash Drive or CD of 10-20 works of art (this will not be returned) to:
Visual Art Department,
ATTN: Tanya Hartman – Chair
1467 Jayhawk Blvd. Room 300
Lawrence, KS 66046

Application Review Begins01-Apr-2020
Conditions of Employment

Limited Term

Position Numbertbd
Work Location

University of Kansas – Lawrence

FTEVaries
Reg/Temp

Regular

Advertised Salary RangeCommensurate with qualifications and experience
Employee Class

F-Faculty

Disclaimer

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information and retaliation in the University’s programs and activities. Access to information regarding equal opportunity and diversity worksite posters is available at http://www.humanresources.ku.edu/policies_procedures/category_details/index… or you may contact 785-864-4946 or employ@ku.edu for alternate access options. Any inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY


 
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