Assistant Professor of Art – Foundations
Florida State University, Department of Art
The Department of Art at Florida State University (FSU) seeks applications for an additional tenure-track faculty member in our Foundations area. Along with a 3/2 teaching commitment, this tenure-track Assistant Professor position includes active research and service responsibilities.
FSU is a public, fully accredited, coeducational research institution with the Carnegie Foundation’s highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, with strong support for faculty research and exhibition and is committed to fostering an academic community of excellence.
The Foundations team at Florida State University is committed to providing students with a broad base of theoretical knowledge and practical experience. There are currently three committed and versatile full-time faculty, overseeing the six classes comprising FSU’s Foundations coursework.
Applicants should be prepared to teach, oversee adjuncts/graduate instructors, and aid in curricular development in two of the following areas: 2D, 3D, Digital Foundations, Foundations Drawing and Contemporary Art Foundations.
Foundations faculty also typically teach at least one course a year outside of Foundations, tailored to faculty’s expertise.
MFA or equivalent in the visual arts and at least three years of teaching experience beyond graduate school. Emerging or established recognition in the field at the national or international level.
Clear record of excellence in teaching and strong communication skills.
Understanding of a wide array of curricular and artistic methodologies.
A commitment to foundational studies.
Application Deadline Review of applications begins January 5, 2018.
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Florida State University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community that is welcoming to all faculty, staff and students. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to fostering and promoting the values of diversity and inclusion.
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