Term Assistant Professor of Art (Drawing)

University of Alaska


Term Assistant Professor of Art (Drawing)

University of Alaska System

The Department of Art at the University of Alaska Fairbanks invites applications for a Term Assistant Professor of Art (specifically, Drawing). This is a full-time non-tenure-track (9 month) position in an Art department that offers BA, BFA, and MFA degrees.This recruitment is open internally to current UA employees or those otherwise eligible to apply to internal postings.

The Department of Art is home to the farthest north BFA and MFA programs in the country. We serve a diverse student body and add to the ever-growing creative community in Alaska. This non-tenure track position of Term Assistant Professor of Art (Drawing) includes many elements from teaching a variety of classes to mentoring students throughout the program and a multitude of service opportunities.

The University of Alaska Fairbanks serves a diverse and non-traditional student body. Approximately 20% of the student body are Alaska Native students. To thrive in this role candidates must be able to work with a diverse student body, mentor students through the different degree programs, and work closely with other faculty in the Department of Art. They should also maintain a rigorous exhibition record as part of their creative activity and research.

We are looking for a candidate who is willing and able to collaborate across multiple disciplines. To thrive in this role candidates must be able to work with a diverse student body, mentor students through the different degree programs, and work closely with other faculty in the Department of Art. They should also maintain a rigorous exhibition record as part of their creative activity and research. The successful candidate should have expertise/experience teaching Cartoon, Inking, and Life Drawing. Experience serving as head or director of a drawing studio. Demonstrated experience, in maintaining a professional creative portfolio, including publications and/or exhibitions.

To ensure consideration, please apply by 11:59 pm Alaska Standard Time on April 21, 2024. Review of applications will begin Monday, April 22, 2024

Required documentation:

• Cover Letter
• Curriculum Vitae
• Statement of teaching philosophy,
• Portfolio of Creative Activity/Research (may include samples of artwork from former students)
• Please make sure the 3 references listed on the application are professional & work-related.

Minimum Qualifications:

The Department of Art is seeking a candidate with an MFA in visual arts or related field, at least 2 years of teaching experience at the post-secondary level, and demonstrated experience in maintaining a professional creative portfolio, including publications and/or exhibitions. Demonstrated Expertise/experience teaching Cartoon, Inking, and Life Drawing. Experience serving as head or director of a drawing studio. Demonstrated professional creative portfolio experience, including publications and/or exhibitions.

Candidates would lead the Drawing program but may also teach a variety of 3-D media as needed by the department. The successful candidate would teach and mentor both undergraduate and graduate students in the BA, BFA, and MFA programs.

Position Details:

This position is located on the Troth Yhedda campus in Fairbanks, Alaska. This is a full-time, term, exempt, UNAC-represented faculty position complete with both a competitive salary and https://www.alaska.edu/hr/benefits/support/prospectiveemployees.php. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, faculty time off, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

This position is represented by United Academics-AAUP/AFT (UNAC). http://www.unitedacademics.net/

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: http://www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.

The Annual Campus Security & Fire Safety Reports can be located for Universities: at UAA at https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety/, UAF at https://www.uaf.edu/orca/compliance/security-fire.php and UAS at https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/clery-act/annual-security-reports.html.

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Dee Cardentey, CLA Executive Officer at mailto:dcardentey@alaska.edu or 907-474-7231.

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or mailto:police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or mailto:uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu.

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or mailto:uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing mailto:uas.clery@alaska.edu.

To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/5191920

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Fairbanks, AK

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Closing Date 2025-04-18