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Assistant Professor, School of Art (Tenure track)
University of Cincinnati

Date Posted Nov. 6, 2019
Title Assistant Professor, School of Art (Tenure track)
University University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH, United States
Department College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Assistant Professor, School of Art (Tenure track)
College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning

The School of Art at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for Assistant Professor tenure-track positions in Studio Art starting academic year 2020-2021. The School of Art intends to hire up to three (3) qualified faculty members and encourages applications from candidates with a wide range of expertise and experiences in contemporary arts practices.
Located within the multi-national and culturally diverse University of Cincinnati, the School of Art is a top-tier Interdisciplinary Fine Art Program hosting BFA and MFA Programs as well as a BA in Art History and MA in Art Education. The School of Art is currently ranked among top programs nationwide and offers a diverse academic and cultural program.
Equity and Inclusion
The School of Art is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our community through their teaching, research, and/or service. As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, the University proudly supports several affinity groups such as the Black Faculty Association, Latino Faculty Association, LGBTQ+ Faculty, and Staff Association, and UC Women Lead, which are vital to the professional development and success of our diverse faculty. Women, people of color, persons with a disability, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates will be asked to respond to questions demonstrating a commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity.
- Primary responsibilities: teaching, maintaining an active research / creative practice, and service to various School, College, and/or University committees, including thesis committees. Full-time faculty members are also obligated to contribute to the advancement of the university’s strategic goals. The typical Fine Arts teaching load is 5 (3 credit) courses per academic year.
- Teaching will primarily include undergraduate and graduate studio courses in the area(s) of the applicant's expertise within the field of contemporary arts practice. The appointee(s) will teach introductory, advanced-level, and graduate level studio courses as well as seminars in visual arts concepts, visual culture, and/or critical theory. Many of these courses are topical and address contemporary issues and/or concerns of the faculty. Recent topics have included: Photography and the Politics of Representation, the Aesthetic Experience, and Ethics and Precarity.
- We welcome traditional media applications as well as candidates who work across various disciplines, incorporating interdisciplinary art-making strategies. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to progressive leadership in the program and promote approaches that support interdisciplinary art practices in their pedagogy.
Minimum Qualifications
- Candidates must hold an MFA in Studio Art or a related discipline
- Candidates must be engaged in the exhibition and/or dissemination of their research / creative practice as shown in their 20 research samples and CV
- Candidates must have at least two academic years of relevant teaching experience in an institution of higher education (post MFA degree)
The position is available August 15, 2020. Review of applications will begin January 1, 2020. For more information about the School of Art and the Programs, please visit:
Application Process
Interested applicants must apply at In order to be considered for this position, please upload the documents below:
- Cover letter
- CV
- Link or URL to 20 research samples of creative work
- Names and contact information of three professional references

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled. 

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