Assistant Teaching Professor in Art, One-Year (36-week) appointment with the option of renewal
Penn State University
- Penn State Worthington Scranton
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Position Title: Assistant Teaching Professor in Art, One-Year (36-week) appointment with the option of renewal. Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach four courses (12 credits) in General Education courses in Art, Art History, and Integrated Art. Teaching assignments will require traditional, hybrid and online delivery methods. Course assignments involve teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed. The successful candidates will be expected to perform scholarly activities such as presenting at conferences and/or exhibitions, participating in course, curriculum, and program development, and advising undergraduate students. There is an expectation of participation in campus, University, community, and professional service. Qualifications: Master degree of Arts, Master degree in Fine Arts, or related disciplines required (completed by the time of appointment). Evidence of commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is expected. Use of instructional technology and hybrid and online teaching in a college-level setting preferred. Educational background and experience with teaching studio arts and art history strongly desired. Comfort with working in a multi-disciplinary environment is important. Campus Information: Penn State is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions. Penn State Worthington Scranton has the appeal of a small, private college, with the name recognition and prestige of a major research university. Steeped in tradition, and enriched through advancement, Penn State Worthington Scranton provides an excellent education and social surroundings in a fast paced environment that offers real world experience. Penn State Worthington Scranton is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide. It is a student-centered campus of approximately 1,200 students. The coursework for the first two years of more than 160 Penn State baccalaureate majors is offered, as well as 10 baccalaureate degrees and 5 associate degrees. Students and faculty at Penn State Worthington Scranton have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small campus setting, and have opportunities to participate in undergraduate research projects supervised by faculty members. Starting Date: August 2018, or as negotiated. For more information about the campus, visit http://www.psu.edu/ur/cmpcoll.html. Inquires about the position should be addressed to Dr. Durell Johnson, Chief Academic Officer, Penn State Worthington Scranton. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Telephone: 570-963-2510.
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