Job: One-Semester Lecturer – UNC Asheville

 Job: One-Semester Lecturer in Art – Spring 2016, UNC Asheville, Asheville, North Carolina

Deadline: November 1, 2015

(Art and Art History) – The Department of Art and Art History at the University of North Carolina at Asheville is seeking a one-semester lecturer. Areas of specialization: painting/drawing and 2D Foundations. Responsibilities: Teach three undergraduate courses spring semester 2016 (12 contact hours). Related duties include keeping regular office hours, studio facility management, and attending departmental meetings and events. Qualifications: MFA and teaching experience at a collegiate level required. Ability to teach beginning and intermediate oil painting and drawing courses as well as 2D foundations. Digital experience in 2D foundations is a plus.

UNC Asheville is committed to promoting diversity and a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and the ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. Faculty members across campus are encouraged to lead the institution’s efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion in the areas of pedagogy, programming, and service activity. The successful candidate will be expected to engage students from among under-represented groups and to assist in the development of pedagogies and experiences appropriate for diverse learning styles and perspectives.

Applications for this position should be submitted electronically at Complete applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 10 examples of creative and/or scholarly research, 10 examples of student projects, course syllabi, and copies of graduate transcripts. The applicant should also submit names and contact information for three references, no letters required. All materials need to be submitted in full by November 1, 2015. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Leisa Rundquist Search Committee Chair.

UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities.

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