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POSITION: Instructor, Art
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of complete applications begins July 15, 2013 and continues until campus interviews scheduled


POSITION: Department of Art, Full-time Painting and Drawing Instructor/Annually Contracted Position (ACF), salary commensurate with experience


RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach courses in painting and drawing, and other teaching duties as assigned.  Normal teaching load is three studio classes per semester for a total of 18 contact hours per week.  Other responsibilities include overseeing studio facilities and supervising of work study/student help when assigned to area.


The Art Department consists of 18 faculty members and 200+ majors.  The department is NASAD accredited and offers a BFA in Art with options in Graphic Design, Studio & Art Education, BA in Art with options in Art History & Studio, MA in Art and MA in Art with option in Art Education.


QUALIFICATIONS: Master of Fine Arts Degree (MFA, 60-semester hour) required. Current involvement in research/creative activities in painting and drawing. Technical skills and ability to instruct all levels of painting and drawing processes/media required. Technical skills and ability to instruct 2D foundations or printmaking preferred. Two or more years of prior teaching experience at the college or university level (beyond graduate assistantships) in painting and drawing preferred.


STARTING DATE:   August 16, 2013


APPLICATION:   Complete application must include letter of application, current resume which includes evidence of ongoing research/creative activities, name/address/phone number/e-mail of three current references the search committee can contact, transcripts of graduate work (unofficial grad transcripts acceptable for screening committee purposes), 20 images of creative work (Apple-compatible presentation preferred), teaching philosophy, 20 images of student work (Apple-compatible presentation preferred), and examples of your painting and drawing course outlines.


CLOSING DATE: Review of complete applications will begin July 15, 2013 and continues until on-campus interview scheduled.


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Painting & Drawing Screening Committee                                            

Art Department                                                                                               


PHONE: 217-581-3410

Eastern Illinois University

600 Lincoln Avenue

Charleston, IL 61920

Eastern Illinois University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/female/disability/veteran - committed to achieving a diverse community.

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