Assistant Professor of Art History and Assistant Professor of Printmaking

Eastern Connecticut State University in Connecticut

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted November 2, 2016
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Eastern Connecticut State University, the state’s public liberal arts university serving approximately 5400 students, offers a wide range of undergraduate majors in the arts and sciences and professional studies, as well as selected graduate programs. Located in historic Windham County in the heart of eastern Connecticut, the University is midway between New York City and Boston and only a short drive from Hartford, the state capital.

We invite applications from candidates who have a strong commitment to teaching excellence, creative activity and scholarship, student advisement, university and community service. Eastern is especially interested in faculty with demonstrated innovation and excellence in teaching in a liberal arts curriculum, and sensitivity to diverse populations and perspectives.

Department: Art and Art History

Position 1: Assistant Professor- Art History (Prehistory-Medieval), Tenure Track

Position Description: The candidate will have expertise and the ability to teach courses in a specific area of early cultures – from Prehistory to Medieval. Ability to teach non-European, such as Islamic or Mesoamerica, is desirable. The faculty member will be expected to teach Introductory and/or Survey courses, as well as courses in their area of expertise. Applicants should also be able to teach one of the upper level courses already in the department program. The faculty member will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to our Liberal Arts community and mission of teaching, student advisement and mentoring, scholarly activity, service to the department and University, and professional development.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have a PhD and record of publications, lectures, or curatorial projects. ABD will be considered if the degree will be completed by the start of the academic year.

To Apply: All materials must be submitted electronically.
E-mail materials rukstelan@easternct.edu
Addressed to: Dr. Anne Dawson, Chair, Art History Search Committee

Please submit the following materials electronically as one multipage PDF file.

  • Cover letter stating your interests and qualifications
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three professional references –letters of recommendation expected for finalists
  • Sample syllabi
  • Publication sample

 

Position 2: Assistant Professor – Printmaking, Tenure Track

Position Description: The successful candidate will teach Printmaking courses at all levels as well as related media such as papermaking and bookmaking and courses in the liberal arts core, and will demonstrate a commitment to participation in curricular initiatives, strategic planning, departmental service and development, student advisement, and faculty governance of the University. 

Qualifications:  Qualified candidates should have a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree in Printmaking with an emphasis on relief, silkscreen, lithography and etching with some knowledge of bookmaking, papermaking and encaustics, and current or recent college-level teaching experience. Applicants should demonstrate an active exhibition record and accomplishments as a professional printmaker. 

To Apply: All materials must be submitted electronically.
Email materials to: rukstelan@easternct.edu
Addressed to: Andy Jones, Chair, Printmaking Search Committee

Please submit the following materials electronically as one multipage PDF file.

  • Cover letter stating your interests and qualifications
  • Artist Statement
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three professional references – letters of recommendation expected for finalists
  • Web link to:
    1. A Digital portfolio with clear descriptions- a maximum of 20 images of your work and 10 images of student work
    2. Sample syllabi for undergraduate courses

Eastern Connecticut State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Stacey Close, Associate Vice President for Equity and Diversity, 860-465-5791, closes@easternct.edu

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