Assistant Professor of Artwork, Portray and Drawing

The Department of Artwork at the College of Oregon is accepting apps for a tenure-monitor college posture in Portray and Drawing at the rank of Assistant Professor with a start off date of September 16, 2024. The place is a complete-time, nine-month educational 12 months appointment.

Main instructing duties will be targeted in the Portray and Drawing space, with supplemental interdisciplinary prospects, like graduate seminars, state-of-the-art studios, and experimental courses. The College of Oregon operates on a technique of three ten-week quarters with a regular load of five classes for every calendar year. Additionally, all faculty participate in graduate studio mentorship. Service duties involve committee contributions, advising, and participation in shared governance. In addition to teaching and services obligations, the prosperous prospect will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to a sustained and developing resourceful practice, with an energetic and ongoing exhibition and experienced history.

The Division of Art seeks an artist whose follow is rooted in the language of portray and drawing, which may consist of experimental and hybrid techniques applicable to modern day practice and the upcoming of the field. The excellent candidate has a observe that enhances the two existing tenure-relevant Portray and Drawing school, contributing unique approaches and problems. Our precedence is for a colleague who expands the department’s critical views and conceptual territory and is fluent in modern day socio-political, cultural, and aesthetic issues.

Bare minimum prerequisites
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–MFA or an additional graduate degree and equivalent do the job working experience.
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–Ability to function correctly with students, faculty, and staff from assorted backgrounds.
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–Strong and lively exhibition and skilled history in the area.

Desired skills
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–Three years school instructing practical experience outside of graduate school.
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–A artistic exercise that expands the department’s critical perspectives and conceptual territory.
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–Record of revolutionary and productive pedagogy.

Software directions
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To assure thing to consider, please submit application products by December 31, 2023. Be sure to commence your software by uploading your CV right here.

Commence to SlideRoom to full the rest of your application:
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–Cover letter outlining unique interests, skills, and contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion
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–CV which include a record of classes taught
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–Artist statement
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–Teaching philosophy
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–Portfolio of 20 electronic get the job done samples of the candidate’s very own work with descriptions
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–Portfolio of ten examples of college student function with descriptions

Reference letters and supplemental academic support components (these as syllabi) might be asked for at a later on day.

Office summary
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With extra than 700 undergraduates and 20 graduate college students, the Office of Art features BA/BS, BFA, and MFA degrees the curriculum encompasses ceramics, artwork & engineering, fibers, jewelry and metals, portray and drawing, pictures, printmaking, and sculpture. The Office consists of 18 tenure-keep track of school and 12 Occupation Instructors. The UO art and design and style degrees are accredited by the National Association of Faculties of Artwork and Structure.

The Painting and Drawing area is a single of eight media locations in the Department of Art. School share responsibility for the improvement and educating of all degrees of the curriculum, from introductory to state-of-the-art coursework in equally drawing and portray.  

The College of Oregon supports the Division of Art faculty by giving non-public committed studio areas and a fund for qualified advancement. Additionally, the Pacific Northwest and the state of Oregon have a vibrant array of obtainable funding, opportunities, and resources for artists.

Located in a nationally identified study institution, the Section of Artwork draws in college students and college who price the review of studio art in the context of a much larger intellectual and essential natural environment. Our curriculum demonstrates a assorted and fluid established of innovative procedures and significant methodologies. Students have interaction in broad and interdisciplinary approaches, as nicely as depth in specific media spot methods. A robust viewing lecture series, bringing 10-12 artists, critics, and curators to campus each and every calendar year, enhances the curriculum. Nationally and internationally active, the school prosper on making connections amongst their unique studio methods and educating. Whilst we have diverse backgrounds, philosophies, and strategies, we have a robust commitment to a collective mission and a shared governance model.