Associate Professor, Painting and Drawing

Boston University, School of Visual Arts in Massachusetts

Deadline December 05, 2014
Date Posted August 20, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time


Associate Professor (non-tenure track), Painting and Drawing, beginning Fall 2015.Boston University seeks a painter with expertise in teaching drawing, painting, critical/conceptual dialogue and contemporary issues to join the School of Visual Arts at the Associate Professor level. The successful applicant will contribute a personal and creative approach to painting and drawing, and will join a department committed to professional excellence and excellence in teaching. Expectations include a wide-ranging knowledge of the world traditions of painting, and a proven ability to teach all aspects of contemporary painting and drawing to graduate and upper level undergraduate students. The School places an emphasis on dedicated studio practice, seeing and experiencing of the world, and the physical, inventive making of things.


Must have an MFA or equivalent, a minimum of 3-5 years teaching experience at the undergraduate and, especially, graduate level, and a substantive national and/or international exhibition record. Committee and recruitment work are expected. Boston University offers excellent benefits and a faculty studio within a vibrant city.


To Apply

Please upload a letter of application, CV with contact information for three references included, and your teaching philosophy, as well as 15-20 images of your work and no more than 15 images of student work to: Please do not upload more than requested.  No email applications, please.  Please indicate whether or not you will attend the 2015 College Art Association in New York in your letter of application.

Application deadline: December 5, 2014. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


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