October 19, 2004

Assistant Professor: Painting/Drawing, The University of Tennessee

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
The University of Tennessee

Knoxville, TN 37996-2410

TEL (865) 974-3407

FAX (865) 974-3198

Position Notice

Assistant Professor: Painting/Drawing

Assistant Professor, tenure-track position starting August 2005. MFA or equivalent professional experience required. Seeking artist to teach painting and/or drawing at both graduate and undergraduate levels. Applicants must be familiar with contemporary issues demonstrated by their work and a persuasive and current exhibition record. College level teaching experience (after Graduate School) is desirable. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants planning to attend the CAA Conference will be notified by Feb. 8, 2005 if they have been selected for pre-screening interview. Send CV, letter of application, 10-20 slides, slide list, three reference letters and SASE to: Marcia Goldenstein, Chair, Search Committee, The University of Tennessee School of Art, 1715 Volunteer Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37996-2410. For more information on the web:

The University of Tennessee is the state’s flagship land grant institution. It is classified as a Carnegie doctoral research extensive university with 20,000 undergraduate and 6,000 graduate students. The School of Art is part of the College of Arts and Sciences. The school offers NASAD accredited programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts (majors in Art History and Studio Art); the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art; and the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. The school’s graduate program offers a three-year Master of Fine Arts degree in ceramics, drawing, graphic design, media arts, painting, printmaking and sculpture. The 27 full-time tenure-track faculty is responsible for over 500 undergraduate majors and 37 graduate students. In addition to an active visiting artist program, Painting/Drawing also offers a unique Artist-in-Residence program where an artist (usually from New York) is invited to teach and work for one semester at a time. Further information on the school is available on the web:

The University of Tennessee does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in provision of educational programs and services or employment opportunities and benefits. This policy extends to both employment by and admission to the University.

The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex or disability in its education programs and activities pursuant to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

Inquiries and charges of violation concerning Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, ADA or the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) or any of the other above referenced policies should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498 (V/TTY available) or 974-2440. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the UTK Office of Human Resources, 600 Henley Street, Knoxville, TN 37996-4125.

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