Join innovative faculty in the School of Education and Human Services at Oakland University. We invite applications for a PK-12 art teacher educator at the rank of assistant professor. We seek an individual with expertise in art education and teacher education. Candidates are expected to have: 1) an earned doctorate degree in art education, teacher education, or a related field, with scholarly expertise in art and design education; 2) evidence of successful art teaching experience at the PK-12 level; and 3) a demonstrated record of potential for accomplishment in scholarship. Educators who have an art degree and an interest in practice-based teacher preparation and school-university partnerships are particularly encouraged to apply. We value candidates who can work collaboratively across disciplines, departments, and institutional boundaries and participate in sustained engagement with local PK-12 schools and arts-based organizations. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Responsibilities: teach undergraduate and graduate courses in art education; develop new courses to advance program delivery; work collaboratively to implement a practice-based teacher preparation program; advise post-baccalaureate art education students; serve as a liaison with the Department of Art and Art History; maintain active agenda of research and creative activity; collaborate to write grants; and engage in innovative program design.
Candidates are expected to have an earned doctorate degree in art education, teacher education or a related field. Applicants with ABD status will be considered if completion is anticipated by August 15, 2021.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Appointment begins August 2021. The salary for this position is dependent upon qualifications and is accompanied by a substantial benefits package.
To complete the application, candidates should upload a cover letter that describes their interest in the position, teaching experience, and research interest; a CV; a statement of teaching philosophy; a diversity statement; a URL link to a portfolio of artworks (work sample); and transcripts (unofficial). Contact information for references will be requested in the Professional References section of the application and a link provided through which references can submit letters.
Formal review of applications will begin February 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Please direct inquiries to Dr. Ji-Eun Lee, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internal Number: 20234
About Oakland University
As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master?s and doctoral levels, as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship, and creative activity; and it renders significant public service. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.