Southern Arkansas University’s Department of Art and Design is accepting applications for the non-tenure track position as an Instructor of Art.
Duties: Teach three (3) sections of Drawing 1 or 2-Dimensional Design and Art Appreciation classes; prepare syllabi; teach practical exercises; theoretical approaches; critique and grade projects; teaching load of 15 hours per semester; collaborate closely with other art faculty to align the foundation curriculum with the skills and knowledge needed in upper level courses and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: MFA in Art with some professional experience; at least 3 years teaching experience; MA will be considered if extensive experience and skills are evident. The SAU Department of Art and Design offer BFA degrees in Studio Art, Communication Design, Interactive Media and Marketing, Game, Animation, and Simulation Design. Applicants that possess strong knowledge and skill in the following areas will be given strong consideration: Game and Animation, Web Design, Art Therapy, Digital film, Audio, and Editing. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three (3) letters of recommendation with contact information including phone number and email address; research interests; teaching philosophy; ten (10) examples of personal and professional work; ten (10) examples of student work; mpeg, m4v, h.264, or flv formats; at least one web link to other online work to HR@saumag.edu or the Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University, MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753. Southern Arkansas University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Applicants must be able to show proof of U.S. employment eligibility. Non-listed references may be contacted.