Department: IU Bloomington School of Art, Architecture + Design
School of Art, Architecture + Design at Indiana University Bloomington is seeking applicants for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Painting to teach all levels of undergraduate and graduate painting. The position is an annual appointment renewable up to two years based on performance, funding and programmatic needs. Teaching responsibilities include introductory through advanced project-based painting classes as well as advanced painting, Advanced drawing, fundamental (core) studio courses, BFA and MFA and seminars, and weekly MFA critiques. The position begins August 2019. SoAAD (https://soaad.indiana.edu/) is dedicated to a faculty composed of diverse scholars and practitioners.
The successful candidate will demonstrate the values we try to cultivate in our students: to be curious, collaborative, and adaptable in a global art world. Applicants are sought whose portfolios and research span studio art and design, and whose teaching will address the broad ranging implications of this intersection in contemporary art. Area of expertise required is Painting. Other skills desirable could include, but are not limited to digital art, illustration, graphic design, installation or fabrication.
We host a BA, BFA and widely recognized Painting MFA program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching courses, participating in group and individual critiques, assisting in maintaining the studio environment, providing service as needed by the area and school, and maintaining and pursuing professional and academic expertise. Studio space provided when available.
We seek candidates who can provide collegial initiative in a team-based environment. A strong candidate will have demonstrated an ability to work successfully with students, faculty, administration and the community.
Founded in 1820, Indiana University Bloomington is the flagship campus of IU's eight campuses statewide. Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks of our world-class contributions in research and the arts.
The School of Art, Architecture + Design houses fourteen different areas in art, design, and merchandising. This is where art, merchandising, architecture, and design merge to shape the future of creativity from imagination to implementation.
Applicants are expected to have an MFA in Painting by the start date of employment. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to teaching and to the creation of artistic research. Successful applicants will demonstrate an active exhibition record and evidence of plans for future shows and creative activity. Applicants should be able to teach painting courses at all levels of the curriculum: BA, BFA, and MFA, by incorporating expertise in the discourse of contemporary painting and its history, knowledge of contemporary issues in art and design and an understanding of interdisciplinary approaches to current practices in painting and contemporary art and design into their teaching. A successful applicant will also demonstrate an ability to teach foundation-level courses including 2D design, 3D design, drawing, and color theory. The position will include responsibility for the maintenance of the painting studios, supervision of student workers, and handling of painting studio purchases. In addition to research and teaching, the candidate will participate in all shared faculty responsibilities such as committee work, student mentoring, and thesis supervision.
Two years of teaching experience past the MFA is preferred.
Department Contact for Questions:
Megan Tansley, School of Art, Architecture + Design at Indiana University, 139 Fine Arts Building, 1201 East 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405. Phone: 812-856-7448. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
OAA #: 21903-11
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 7643
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.