NOTICE OF FACULTY VACANCY IN ART EDUCATION
The Lamar Dodd School of Art at The University of Georgia invites applications for the position of Associate/Full Professor on the art education faculty. Specialization in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable: teacher education; community arts; visual culture; new technologies; studio practice; educational policy; arts-based research; and/or museum education. Our goal is to hire a seasoned and successful teacher, eager to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as an established scholar with considerable experience guiding doctoral students. Other responsibilities will include undergraduate advising; service to the university and community; and participation in professional activities in the art education area consistent with departmental expectations.
The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Art Education, demonstrated excellence in teaching in higher education, an established publication record in nationally/internationally recognized forums, experience in and knowledge of K-12 teaching, and ongoing participation in professional art education organizations at the state and national levels.
This position will be available August 2014. The committee will begin to review applications on February 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Application Procedure: We will receive applications for this position through the University of Georgia, Franklin College Faculty Recruitment website ( https://www.franklin.uga.edu/jobs/index.php ). To apply use the Application Materials dialog box to upload a single PDF file consisting of the following materials:
The Franklin College Recruitment website will prompt applicants to supply the names and contact information for three references, who will be sent a link by which they can submit a letter directly.
- letter of application, including a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests and an explanation of qualifications relative to the responsibilities specified above;
- curriculum vitae;
- examples of current published research/writing.
Candidates who cannot apply through the website may post hard copy materials to:
Chair, Art Education Search Committee
Lamar Dodd School of Art
The University of Georgia
270 River Rd.
Athens, Ga. 30602
The University of Georgia is the first state-chartered university in America and celebrated the 225th anniversary of its charter in 2010-11. It is a comprehensive land and sea grant university located in Athens, Georgia, 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital ( www.visitathensga.com ; www.uga.edu) . The University, with over 35,000 students and 2,900 faculty members, is one of the four major units of the Georgia System of Higher Education and offers programs of study at the doctoral level in most fields. In addition to its home campus, The University of Georgia maintains and is expanding its list of study-abroad programs around the world. Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities ( www.exploregeorgia.org ).
The Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia has over 55 full-time faculty members in studio art, design, art education, and art history, administering undergraduate and graduate programs to 1,000 majors and graduate students.
The Franklin College of Arts & Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Georgia is an EEO/AA Institution. Faculty members are expected to support the college’s goals of creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive learning environment.
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