University of South Carolina Upstate — Assistant Professor of Art Education


Assistant Professor of Art Education

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The University of South Carolina Upstate is a positive, diverse, and empowering institution for motivated, success-minded students who want to be challenged academically, supported personally, and pushed to the boundaries of their potential in an opportunity-rich environment. Because the University of South Carolina Upstate is proud of its student body, we seek to attract a diverse applicant pool.

The Division of Fine Arts and Communication Studies at the University of South Carolina Upstate invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Art Education to begin August 16, 2023. The successful candidate will serve as the Coordinator of the undergraduate Art Education program and advise the art education licensure program and develop curricular changes to support the needs of global 21st century learners. The committee seeks forward-thinking art educators who can model excellence in teaching, foster an inspiring classroom environment, challenge students in innovative ways, promote community and civic engagement, and work collaboratively with colleagues. The selected candidate will have the opportunity for a distinguished career as an innovative teacher-scholar, to include active involvement in state and national professional organizations and serving as the Division's resource for understanding the current trends and challenges facing art education today. USC Upstate is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

Minimum Qualifications:
1) A terminal degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., or MFA) in art education or closely related field. Current terminal degree candidates with an expected completion date no later than August 15, 2023, are encouraged to apply;
2) At least five (5) years of full-time experience teaching art at the K-12 level by time of appointment;
3) Evidence of scholarship/creative activity; and
4) Commitment to preparing art teachers to work with diverse communities and populations (please address this requirement in your teaching statement).
A successful background check is required.

For a complete job description and to apply, go to https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/130763 .

Contact: Freda Sue, Search Committee Chair
Division of Fine Arts and Communication Studies
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Phone: 864-503-5803
Email: gwsue@uscupstate.edu

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

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