Salary is $5,100 per course (maximum of three courses per year)
Duties may include, but are not limited to:
Teach undergraduate or graduate students in assigned course(s);
Hold office hours to assist and advise students;
Supervise teaching assistant(s);
Provide demonstrations and critiques;
Assist students in studios and labs;
Grade assignments and submit grades;
Participate in relevant departmental meetings;
The employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.
Art Lecturer - Pool Search
Fall 2019 – Spring/Summer 2020
The Department of Art in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota invites applications for part-time, temporary, art lecturer positions.
The Department of Art seeks lecturers to teach courses that cannot be staffed by regular faculty or graduate students. This does not constitute a posting for vacancies, but establishes a pool of lecturers who will be selected on an as-needed basis for the academic year 2019-2020 (including: Fall, Spring, May, and Summer terms). Appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance.
The Department of Art seeks artists with primary expertise in one or more of the below art practices. We seek energetic colleagues with a strong professional record and the ability to teach either practice specific courses or courses across the curriculum. Lecturers work with non-majors, BA, BFA, and MFA students enrolled in courses. Lecturers are not required to provide service or advise students on degree programs.
The Department of Art provides instruction in the below arts media and practices.
Drawing (analog and digital)
Printmaking (analog and digital)
Photography (darkroom and digital)
Filmmaking (Super 8, 16 mm, digital in experimental, narrative and documentary forms)
Video Art (digital)
Sculpture (including foundry)
Digital Fabrication (3D printing and modeling)
Theoretical and Critical Practices in Art
Socially Engaged Art Practices
Interdisciplinary Art Practices
Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Practices
MFA in Art, extensive professional recognition and experience in Art, or Ph.D. in Theory and/or Critical Practices where applicable. The MFA is the terminal degree in Art. However, the department may accept documented equivalency in lieu of a degree. The following may be considered in lieu of an MFA degree:
Advanced studies at a foreign school that does not award MFA degrees;
Extended advanced study with recognized artists in the field;
Professional achievement that provides a depth of knowledge in the field comparable to an MFA degree. This might include evaluations by distinguished peers in the field, which would state that, because of an exhibition record and professional achievement, the applicant has the equivalent of an MFA.
Practicing artist in the media area(s) to which you are applying.
Evidence of a current exhibition record and professional level of accomplishment in the media area(s) to which you are applying.
University or college-level teaching experience.
Proven experience teaching across an area of study or more than one area of study.
Internal Number: 319513
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