Kenyon College , a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a visiting position in the Department of Art at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in July 2020.
The successful candidate will be an artist for whom painting and drawing are a major component of their artistic focus.
This position requires competence in a wide range of contemporary and historical processes and concepts.
Knowledge of art history and current issues in contemporary art theory and criticism is expected.
The ideal candidate will contribute to the diversity of Kenyon College by bringing a perspective, way of thinking, and/or a unique set of experiences that expand the intellectual and cultural conversations in studio art.
Candidates should include a statement of teaching philosophy and address their experience teaching diverse student populations and developing an inclusive classroom environment.
Responsibilities include teaching five courses per year on all levels, possibly including one cross-media advanced seminar.
Applicants must demonstrate strong teaching skills, with teaching experience at the college level expected.
MFA and a high level of professional artistic activity required.
The studio section of the Art and Art History Department includes 6.0 FTE and is housed in a well-appointed new building, Horvitz Hall.
To apply , candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu.
A complete application will be composed of 1) letter of application; 2) a statement of teaching philosophy indicating their experience teaching diverse student populations and developing an inclusive classroom environment; 3) Curriculum Vitae; 4) sample syllabus and assignment; 5) 20 images each of your work and student work in digital format (downloadable PDF, webpage); and 6) three (3) letters of recommendation.
All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website.
Review of applications will begin January 8, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.
Completed applications received by February 8, 2020 , will receive full consideration and Skype interviews will be scheduled shortly thereafter for finalists.
Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applications from members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.
It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law.
Kenyon College has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Please visit our Diversity at Kenyon website.