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tenure track Assistant professor of Painting & Drawing

University of Idaho, College of Art & Architecture, Art + Design Program


The University of Idaho’s Art + Design program seeks applications for a full-time Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Painting & Drawing. The College of Art & Architecture welcomes a progressive and dedicated professional with a broad understanding of these disciplines to play an active role in the collaborative culture of our faculty. A successful candidate will engage with an interdisciplinary research program and faculty aligned with the University’s long-term strategic goals. The candidate will provide general curriculum in Painting & Drawing, both contributing to our connective program educational needs, and further engaging in the mentoring of graduate students in our MFA program.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master of Fine Arts

  • 2 full years of teaching experience at the university level beyond graduate teaching experience (please make this clear in application materials)

  • Evidence of a strong scholarly/exhibition record that will lead to promotion and tenure at a research institution

  • Demonstrates knowledge of contemporary issues in Painting & Drawing

  • Demonstrates knowledge of both contemporary and traditional methodologies to cover course content at all levels of Painting & Drawing Courses

  • Expresses strong, critical awareness of challenges faced by entry level arts professionals

  • Ability to work collaboratively with and in support of other Art + Design disciplines 

  • Commitment to working in a culturally diverse environment


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Commitment to engaging, innovative pedagogy in Painting & Drawing

  • 3 years or more teaching experience at college level beyond graduate teaching experience

  • Ability to teach other Art + Design coursework


Review of candidates will begin December 14, 2018. Acceptance of applications closes January 4, 2019.

More information about this position is available HERE

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