Assistant Professor of Art

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ART, FULL-TIME, TENURE-TRACK

DIVISION: HASS

SUPERVISOR’S TITLE: Department Chair                                    DEPARTMENT: Communication & Arts

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

This is a full-time position, 9-month academic year, tenure-track, beginning August 1, 2022.

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PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITY:

Responsibilities include teaching Drawing, Painting, Figure Drawing, Figure Painting and other studio courses as needed. Responsibilities also include preparing students for competitions/exhibitions, studio maintenance, curriculum planning, academic advising, and assessment. The competitive candidate should maintain an active regional and national exhibition schedule, active participation in appropriate professional organizations, a commitment to student recruitment and retention, and commitment to creative, scholarly, service/community activities appropriate in academe. This faculty member will maintain 10 office hours per week for student access and inquiry.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • MFA in Painting or Drawing or closely related discipline
  • College or university-level teaching experience
  • Abilities and cross-cultural competencies to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

See above

Qualified applicants should submit:

  • a completed Benedict College application
  • three reference letters
  • official college transcript(s)
  • a current background check
  • a cover letter addressing how you meet the qualifications of the position, including teaching experience and performing experience
  • copy of driver’ license
  • copy of social security card
  • a curriculum vitae, and
  • streaming video links through domains such as You Tube or Vimeo with no edits, of samples of teaching and performances

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Submit Application Packet to

Benedict College
Office of Human Resources
ATTENTION: Academic Affairs
Dr. Janeen P. Witty
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204

For further information, contact:
Professor Gina Moore, Chair,
Communication and Arts Department
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204
803-705-4605
gina.moore@benedict.edu

To apply for this job please visit www.benedict.edu.

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