Assistant Professor Associate Professor Endowed/Distinguished Professor
The School of Art in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas invites applications for an endowed tenure-track Assistant Professor in Art Education to start in August 2022. This is a nine-month faculty appointment, with a standard workload of 40% teaching, 40% research/creative activity, and 20% service. The candidate for this position will be an important part of our BFA and MA in Art Education programs, as well as the future Ph.D. program in Art Education.
The School of Art is seeking a collaborative, innovative, and critical thinker who is actively engaged in the field of art education with a strong research program. The candidate will teach both undergraduate and graduate courses related to curriculum and pedagogy in art education, research methodologies in art education, philosophical foundations and histories of art education, and contemporary theories of art education. In addition to contributing to the curriculum of the Art Education program, the candidate will have the opportunity to teach in the Foundations program and potentially collaborate with other areas in the School of Art.
The candidate will have the opportunity to develop and teach coursework specific to their research interests. The candidate should have a demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in their pedagogical and scholarly practice from an interdisciplinary perspective. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The candidate will be expected to share expertise in the development of graduate-level art education programs, foster interdisciplinary cross-campus relationships, and connect with a vibrant local and regional art education community.
Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
The University of Arkansas seeks to attract, develop and retain high quality faculty, staff and administrators that consistently display practices and behaviors to advance a culture and climate that embeds inclusion, diversity, equity, and access. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – https://diversity.uark.edu/
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.
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