University of South Carolina Upstate — Assistant Professor of Visual Arts and Foundations Coordinator

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USC Upstate Visual Arts, in the Department of Fine Arts and Communication Studies, invites qualified individuals to apply for a nine-month tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Art Studio and Foundations Coordinator beginning January 1, 2018 or August 16, 2018 on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The ideal candidate will demonstrate evidence of a vibrant studio practice with substantial teaching experience. The candidate will show an awareness of critical issues facing art foundations programs and the ability to engage in cross-disciplinary teaching and interacting with all art students in critiques and extra-curricular departmental activities. Duties include collegial leadership and collaboration with faculty and administrators to implement the mission of the visual arts programs, assist with course scheduling, assist in the process of the recruitment, training and management of adjunct foundation faculty, student advising and committee service. The coordinator will teach a combination of three foundation courses per semester. USC Upstate is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. A successful candidate will effectively contribute to continued accreditation efforts.

Minimum qualifications:
MFA or terminal degree in studio with emphasis in drawing or design must be earned prior to hire.

Application instructions:
For the online application and complete job description, go to: www.uscupstate.edu/jobs

Contact information:
Lee E. Neibert, M.F.A., Chair
Fine Arts and Communication Studies
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
lneibert@uscupstate.edu
864-503-5987

The University of South Carolina Upstate is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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