The DEPARTMENT OF FINE ARTS at Washington State University invites applications for a permanent, full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Pullman, WA, with a specialty in drawing coupled with any other fine arts discipline in one or more of the following broadly interpreted areas: Ceramics, Design (game, graphic, industrial), Digital Media, Illustration, Markmaking, Performance, Painting, Photo, Printmaking, Public Art, Sculpture, or Social Practice. We seek applicants whose research is focused on Social Justice in issues relating to underserved communities such as LGBTQ+, BiPOC, and or feminist theory. The successful candidate may have the opportunity to build connections between disciplines in the unit as well as across campus. This would include making use of the outstanding collections of the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will begin the appointment on August 16, 2023
The successful candidate will teach courses at all levels in drawing with an opportunity to teach outside of drawing in another area. The regular teaching load is two courses per semester, and will include undergraduate and graduate courses, both introductory courses and courses in the candidate’s field of specializations well as participation in our MFA program through one-on-one tutorials. The successful candidate will engage in significant ongoing research and publication and will perform department, university, and community service.
Completed MFA or equivalent by August 16, 2023 with experience with one of the following or related areas:
Ceramics, Design, Digital Media, Illustration, Markmaking, Performance, Painting, Photo, Printmaking, Public Art, Sculpture, or Social Practice.
Drawing acuity (such as experimental, observational or performative) with a proven ability or potential to push drawing into other areas that may include installation, object-making, performance and time-based media.
Evidence of interdisciplinary thinking and making with a research focus in social justice relating to marginalized communities.
Demonstrated record of or potential for continual engagement with contemporary art practice and critical theory, which could include, but is not limited to Ceramics, Design, Digital Media, Illustration, Markmaking, Performance, Painting, Photo, Printmaking, Public Art, Sculpture, or Social Practice.
Proven or potential for successful teaching and instruction.
Demonstrated commitment to campus diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.
Full position details and application available at this link: https://wsu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WSU_Jobs/job/Assistant-Professor—Fine-Arts_R-7255
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