Department of Art
Earl and Margie Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts
Southeast Missouri State University
The professor of painting will teach undergraduate courses in all levels of Painting and will serve as the area head for the BFA students in painting. In addition the position is required to teach courses in drawing as needed in the Art Department. The position will teach the equivalent of a 12 hour load equal to 3 studio courses per semester. Classes range in size from 12 to 25 students. There is the expectation that the candidate will continue personal scholarly research, participate in Department, College and University committee work, advise students, and work for the good of the entire department and the University.
•MFA in Fine Arts/Painting (Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university)
•Demonstrated active exhibition record
•Minimum of two years college level teaching experience
•Demonstrated experience or ability to teach figurative painting and life drawing
•Demonstrated experience or ability to introduce new media and technology in painting and drawing
•Proven commitment to the teacher-scholar model
•Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community
•Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, colleagues, and community
•Demonstrated commitment to working with multi-cultural populations and awareness of issues affecting women and minorities
Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic academicians able to document the development and maintenance of academic quality verified by measured student learning. Preference will be given to candidates who will embrace and promote innovative methods of course delivery, applications of technology, and progressive pedagogical methods such as online learning and blended course delivery.
Departmental Information: Information regarding the Department of Art and its 200 plus BA and BFA Art majors can be found at http://www.semo.edu/art/
Compensation: Commensurate with education and experience. The University provides an excellent benefits package including retirement, medical, sick leave, holidays, individual and dependent tuition benefits.
Application Deadline: The position is available August 2012 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 28, 2011.
Required Information: To apply submit the following items via e-mail to email@example.com or mail to Melissia Coffee, Employment Specialist, Human Resources, Southeast Missouri State University, One University Plaza, MS3150, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701:
•Letter of interest addressing all position requirements and how you learned of this position
•Current vitae showing artistic and professional work experience
•Statement of teaching philosophy
•Personal artist statement
•List of courses taught
•Mac compatible CD with 20 images of personal work reflecting painting as the primary medium
•Mac compatible CD with 20 images of student work reflecting painting as primary medium with the inclusion of samples of student drawing work
•Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted)
•Name and contact information of three references
University Facts: Southeast Missouri State University is a comprehensive regional state university with ten colleges and schools, over 11,000 students, and a faculty and staff of approximately 1,200. Southeast offers 200 areas of study with numerous academic accreditations and is the only university in Missouri to have a separate campus dedicated to art, dance, music and theatre. Southeast, a moderately selective institution, offers baccalaureate, masters and specialist degrees, and participates in joint doctoral programs with the University of Missouri. Its intercollegiate athletics program is classified NCAA Division I and the University is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference. More information about Southeast may be found at: www.semo.edu
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