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Stuart and Barbara Padnos Distinguished Artist in Residence. Non-tenure track, possible annual renewals, beginning August 2014.

  • Deadline:
    Jan. 31, 2014, 11:55 a.m.
  • Location:
    Grand Valley State University, 1105 CAC 1 Campus Drive, Allendale, Michigan, 49401, US

Required Qualifications and Education:
Candidates for the position must have a record of: distinguished professional achievement as a studio artist, demonstration of effective mentorship of students, and a record of outstanding teaching performance and effectiveness with students beyond the high school level. A terminal degree in studio art or substantial experience in at least one of these studio areas is required: ceramics, drawing, metals/jewelry, painting, printmaking, sculpture, and new media.

Responsibilities – Essential Functions:
Full-time, two semester position. Position will include: teaching assignment equivalent to one course per semester, participation in group and individual critiques, and mentoring for a broad range of students. Position is expected to maintain a high level of creative activity and professional visibility.

Responsibilities – Non-essential Functions:
Projects that involve the local community as well as the student population are encouraged but not required.

Salary: Competitive; commensurate with experience.

Department/Division: Department of Art and Design/College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Campus: Allendale

How To Apply:
Submit application online at: www.gvsujobs.org. The online system permits document attachment. Include a letter of interest addressing qualifications, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vita, and contact information for three references. Additionally, include a web address for a portfolio of at least 20 examples of your work and 20 examples of student work. If a web portfolio of your work and/or student work is not available, a Mac compatible CD/DVD may be sent to: Stuart and Barbara Padnos Distinguished Artist in Residence Committee, Department of Art and Design, 1105 Calder Art Center, 1 Campus Drive, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI 49401. For more information contact: artanddesignsearch@gvsu.edu, Department of Art and Design: http://www.gvsu.edu/art/

Application Deadline Date: Review of applications will begin November 15, 2013. Applications accepted through January 31, 2014.