Southern Utah University is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design and seeks applicants for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Art Education within the Department of Art and Design to teach courses in art education theory and practice, museum studies, and/or art foundation studio courses. Courses may be scheduled face-to-face or online. The position requires close collaboration with the faculty and staff of the College of Education and the Southern Utah Museum of Art. The position is full-time, 9-month, tenure-track. The desired start date is August 16, 2021.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach approximately 6 undergraduate-level courses a year in art for elementary teachers, secondary art teaching methods, education in a museum environment, and art foundations such as drawing or two dimensional design.
Supervise student teaching program.
Workload will be 24 instructional credit hours a year. Flexibility in teaching assignment is necessary due to managing student teachers and courses requiring individual instruction.
Student academic advising.
Advise Elementary Art Students Seeking K-5 Art Endorsement and Secondary Art Students seeking Middle and High School Teaching Licensure, in concert with Academic and Education Advisors.
Event Coordination in Art Education (Evening for Educators, Art Insights, Conferences, Workshops, etc.)
Participate in service, activities, and projects for the Department of Art and Design.
Internal Number: 126768
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