February 9, 2018

Seeking Assistant/Associate Professor

Temple University

Why Are You Here?, 2017. Photo: Sam Fritch.

Assistant/Associate Professor in Art Education
Department of Art Education and Community Arts Practices
Position begins academic year 2018–19
Full-time tenure-track; renewable annually prior to tenure, dependent on appropriate scholarship, teaching, and service to the university.

PhD or EdD, in Art Education at time of hire (ABD considered) and minimum of three years successful
K-12 teaching experience required; three years college teaching and/or program coordination experience
preferred. Knowledge of urban education and social justice art education; a commitment to examine
issues/intersections of race, class, gender, ethnicity, and disabilities through scholarship, pedagogy and/or
studio practice. Cross-pollination with community arts welcome.

Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in art education including: introductory/intermediate/advanced level art education courses for art education (BFA/BS) undergraduates and MED graduates. Supervise of interns and student teachers in the fieldwork; Coordinate undergraduate art education program and participate in curriculum committee work. Maintain
rigorous scholarly research and/or studio practice and with service at school, university and national

Candidate will:
Advance research in the field of art education through active scholarship, creative work, and leadership; work cross-disciplinarily; be socially engaged with a solid understanding of urban education and how art education fits in that discourse with a related research agenda; have K-12 teaching experience with a deep commitment to students, families, educators, and urban communities.

The department is committed to increasing diversity in both its community and its curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application review will commence March 2, 2018 and continue until position is filled.

Send electronically to letter of application, CV, three references with complete phone and email contact information, statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of your work in the field. Please note the final candidate must be prepared to submit signed cv, course evaluations for courses taught, official degree transcripts, and original letters of recommendation.

Contact: Pepón Osorio
Chair, Art Education Search Committee

Tyler School of Art/Temple University has offered students the combination of a world-renowned faculty and the resources of a major university in Philadelphia, PA since 1935. Temple University is a comprehensive public research university with more than 40,000 students and is the 32nd largest public, four-year institution in the United States. The university offers academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Tyler School of Art, Temple University is an AA/EOE institution committed to increasing and sustaining its diverse academic community. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of all groups underrepresented in higher education.

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