Assistant Professor Visual Art

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The University of Mary Hardin Baylor’s College of Visual and Performing Arts seeks qualified  faculty for its Art Department beginning Fall 2021, at the rank of Assistant Professor. This is a  full-time non-tenure track position that includes teaching responsibilities and also duties as Art  Studio Technician and Gallery Director. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and  dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed  discernment in a global society. 

The Art Department offers BFA and BA undergraduate degree programs that include Majors in  Studio Art, Graphic Design, and Art Education. 

UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 22,000 in the heart of central  Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (5 miles), Waco (45 miles), Austin (65 miles), San Antonio (130  miles) and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational  opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community. 

Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all faculty include exemplary teaching,  curriculum development, student advising; professional attainment; and service to department,  college, university, and the community.  

Specific Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate courses in Foundations and Sculpture; serve as  Art Studio Technician; serve as the Gallery Director for the university’s Baugh Center for the  Visual Arts. The teaching load will typically be two Art courses each long semester (fall and  spring). Responsibilities as Art Studio Technician and Gallery Director will span both the  academic year and additional weeks during the summer (accordingly, the faculty contract will  be a 10-month term rather than the typical 9-month term). 

Qualifications:  

Master of Fine Art in studio art is required; must have broad-based skills in diverse studio  practices, including at a minimum ceramics, sculpture, printmaking, and painting. Must possess demonstrated competency in art studio safety practices and protocols. Excellent teaching and  communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, and commitment to quality  improvement are essential. Must be an active and committed Christian.  

Salaries & Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits  including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits  for employees and their dependents.

TO APPLY: Visit www.umhb.edu/careers for more details and to apply. Please submit a cover  letter, CV, transcript copies and evidence of quality teaching performance with your online  application. Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB’s mission and values, found at  http://about.umhb.edu/our-mission. In addition, include in one page or less, a description of  your own Christian beliefs and commitments. Review of applications will begin immediately and  continue until position is filled.

To apply for this job please visit www.umhb.edu.