Professional Track Assistant Professor, Department of Art with background in painting, drawing and art history

Elmhurst College invites applications for a professional track assistant professor position in the Department of Art with background in painting, drawing and art history. Main teaching responsibilities include introductory, intermediate, advanced and capstone courses in painting and drawing studios. Scholarly interest in the teaching of art history such as Western and/or Modern art surveys is highly desired. Evidence of outstanding teaching is essential. The teaching load is six courses per year. Candidates should have a commitment to creating inclusive learning environments for a diverse student body. The canidate must hold a Masters of Fine Art in Studio Art, or complete their M.F.A. in Studio Art by September 1, 2019. Elmhurst College offers more than 60 undergraduate majors, 17 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst College is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education. Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the College’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst College is an EO Employer. Elmhurst College does not discriminate on grounds of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or other classification protected by applicable law with respect to all aspects of employment. Additional information about Elmhurst College may be accessed on our website: http://www.elmhurst.edu. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2018. Questions can be directed to Mary Lou Stewart, Professor, Chair, marylous@elmhurst.edu.

Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 

. Evidence of outstanding teaching is essential. . Candidates should have a commitment to creating inclusive learning environments for a diverse student body. . The candidate must hold a Masters of Fine Art in Studio Art, or complete their M.F.A. in Studio Art by September 1, 2019.

To Apply: 

Applications are being taken (only) on our web site http://elmhurst.simplehire.com/postings/876

Contact Information
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Mary Lou Stewart
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