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adjunct Professor in Art Studio and Digital Design:University of Kentucky

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adjunct Professor in Art Studio and Digital Design

University of Kentucky

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Published:
October 17, 2018
Job location:
Lexington, Kentucky

income:
Open
Categories:
Academic/Faculty, Other - Academic/Faculty

 

Department Name: 8X100:School of Art and Visual Studies
Job Summary:
The School of Art and Visual Studies (SAVS) at the University of Kentucky seeks applications for a tenure track adjunct Professor in Art Studio and Digital Design to begin August 2019. The prosperous candidate will teach two courses per semester (2/2 teaching load) and advise both undergraduate and graduate students working in a variety of contemporary studio practices. The candidate will also be expected to conduct creative research and provide appropriate service to the school, college, university and public.
An MFA or equivalent terminal degree in the area of design or related field is required. To complement and expand the graphic design area within our contemporary arts program, candidates should demonstrate the capability to teach screen-located design (including, but not limited to web, app, and/or user interface), motion graphics, and emergent media. Capacity to teach professional practices and knowledge of current design practices and methodologies is required. Professional design practice and knowledge of 3D graphics is beneficial. Balanced knowledge of the cultural context of visual production that includes familiarity with contemporary art is vital for this position. Previous teaching practice is preferred, as this position will involve curricular development in the new Digital Media Design degree.
candidates should include the following:
   » CV
   » Cover letter covering your qualifications specific to the job description.
   » A Research Statement and a Teaching Philosophy, including a list of courses taught (upload under Writing Sample)
   » PDF portfolio of personal work (up to 20)* (9 mb max, upload under Specific Request 1)
   » A sample syllabi from a previous course taught, if available (upload under Specific Request 2)
   » PDF portfolio of student work, if available (up to 20)* (9 mb max, upload under Specific Request 3)
*For website or motion graphics content, please provide a link to the work hosted.
When prompted in the application, also include the names and contact information for three references. This information may be used to solicit reference letters within the employment system.
Applications received by January 7, 2019 can be assured full consideration, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Candidate questions may be directed to Search Committee Chair Doreen Maloney at doreen.maloney@uky.edu. More information on the department can be found at http://finearts.uky.edu
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required suitable education
Master of Fine Arts or equivalent terminal degree in the area of design or related field
Required Related practice:
Capacity to teach professional practices and knowledge of current design practices and methodologies is required.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
NA
Preferred Education/practice:
Professional design practice and knowledge of 3D graphics is beneficial, and previous teaching practice is preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, lgain and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Internal Number: 203851

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About University of Kentucky
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.

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Contact Email: doreen.maloney@uky.edu


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