Instructional Faculty, College of Art and Design - Tenure Track 4184BR College of Art and Design CAD School of Art
Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Tenure-Track Faculty Discipline: Illustration Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor Employment Category: Fulltime Anticipated Start Date: 14-Aug-2019
School of Art: The School of Art offers professionally-oriented BFA coursework in ceramics, expanded forms, furniture design, glass, illustration, medical illustration, metals & jewelry design, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. There are 285 undergraduate students, with 108 majoring in Illustration. Graduate coursework is offered in fine arts studio and art education. To learn more about the programs, faculty, and students in SOA, please visit http://cad.rit.edu/art.
College of Art and Design: The College of Art and Design offers programs within six schools: Art, Crafts, Design, Film and Animation, Photography, and Media Sciences. The College of Art and Design possesses the Universitys highest number of national top-ten graduate rankings (glass, ceramics, photography, graphic design, and industrial design). It is one of RIT's largest colleges, with fifteen BFA programs and four BS programs, serving approximately 1,700 undergraduate students; ten MFA programs, two MS programs in Print Media, and an MST in Visual Arts-All Grades, with approximately 300 graduate students overall. Minors in Art History, Imaging Systems, and Media Arts and Technology are also in the College of Art and Design's portfolio of academic offerings. To learn more about the College of Art and Design, please visit https://rit.edu/artdesign.
Detailed Job Description
The School of Art at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites candidates to apply for a tenure track, Assistant Professor faculty position in the Illustration Program. The appointment begins in August of 2019. Successful candidates must be committed to teaching six classes per year in all levels of undergraduate Illustration curricula. This may include teaching assignments at the first year Foundation level courses that support all of our programs within the School of Art. BFA students go through a rigorous foundation year, introduction to major areas their sophomore year, then into the major courses their junior and senior years. The Illustration Department emphasizes drawing, proficiency with traditional and digital media, and visual problem-solving skills in a rigorous program focused on developing professional competencies for the illustration market.
As an active practitioner in the field, the successful applicant will be a passionate educator with knowledge of both historic traditions and current trends in illustration. The candidate will bring rigor and innovation to the program and possess a strong commitment to community and collegiality with a willingness to employ technology. An MFA and teaching experience is required. Experience as an established professional illustrator is required. The position requires teaching three courses per semester, typically teaching at the sophomore through senior levels of the Illustration Program, but subject to the needs of the department and school. Expectations include advising, art school and institute committee service, recruitment, program development, and production of a record of creative or research activities that meet tenure requirements.
We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT's core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Teaching experience beyond Graduate Assistant
Expertise in Illustration styles and approaches
Expertise in traditional and digital methods for Illustration
Expertise creating and delivering content through all media
Professional record of work in the Illustration field
Required Minimum Education Level MFA
Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Portfolio of Students' Work, Portfolio of Work, Research Statement, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy
How To Apply Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty; search openings, then Keyword Search 4184BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications, and upload the following attachments:
A brief teaching philosophy
The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
Portfolio of professional and student work: Provide a link to 20 professional examples of your work and 20 examples of students work from your classes
You can contact the search committee with questions regarding the position at: Glen Hintz, firstname.lastname@example.org.
A review of applications will continue until an acceptable candidate is found.
The direct link to this posting can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/ Additional Details The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu. RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.
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