Position Information

General Information

Position Number 001366
Working Title Lecturer
Classification Title 9-Mo Non-Tenure Track Faculty
College Col of Arts & Architecture (Col)
Department Art & Art History
Position Designation Faculty
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
Months per year 9
Primary Purpose of Department

The Department of Art & Art History aims to foster innovative and thoughtful artistic practice, scholarship, and education.The Department offers three undergraduate degrees, two majors, and a minor in art history.

Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Description of Work

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Non-Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate teaching goals.

Teaching – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, and grading student work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Required Qualifications: MFA; documented college-level teaching experience in visual art Foundations with an emphasis on drawing; an understanding of the interdisciplinary nature of drawing as both a traditional and technological-based medium. Ability to teach art major courses including Drawing I, Figure Drawing I, Two-Dimensional Design, Conceptual Practices, and Senior Seminar.

Minimum Experience/Education

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned masters and/or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

Desired Qualifications: Ability to teach Drawing II, Figure Drawing II, Figure and Anatomy, Illustration, and Three-Dimensional Design for art majors, as well as Liberal Studies (Art & Society) for non-majors. Ability to initiate ideas and work with other department faculty to evaluate and maintain a cohesive Foundations curriculum that supports and responds to departmental goals. While Lecturers are not evaluated on professional practice, a record of studio accomplishment is highly valued.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications
Special Notes to Applicants

Please upload the following documents with your electronic submission:

1) A letter of interest addressing the applicant’s qualifications for the position
2) A current Curriculum Vita (CV)
3) Unofficial transcripts
4) Contact information for three references
5) Teaching philosophy
6) Online portfolio URL
7) Evidence of teaching effectiveness

Application materials as direct mail are also required as follows:
letter of interest, 20 samples each of personal and student work (flashdrive), official graduate transcripts (sealed and sent directly from the university), plus three letters of recommendation (sent directly from recommenders) to the search committee chair. Address all materials to: Heather Freeman, Chair, Foundations Search Committee, UNC Charlotte, Department of Art and Art History, Rowe Arts 151, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223. Materials will not be returned to applicants.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree.

The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

Job Open Date 12/05/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Review of Applications will Begin
Proposed Hire Date 08/15/2018
If time-limited, please indicate appointment end date
Contact Information

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Contact Information for References
  5. Teaching Philosophy
  6. Other Document - URL
  7. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Other Document 2