Assistant Professor of Visual Communication, Dept. of Fine & Performing Arts - Tenure Track

Location
Chicago, IL, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 09, 2018
Closes
Nov 13, 2018
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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Faculty
Assistant Professor of Visual Communication, Dept. of Fine & Performing Arts - Tenure Track
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Please see Special Instructions for more details.
Candidates should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement, and a letter of interest to www.careers.luc.edu. They also should provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position. Referees will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process. Candidates should forward examples of their own and students' work in a PDF format. Any additional materials related to teaching excellence or artistic expression should be sent to:

Matthew Groves, Director of Fine Arts

Department of Fine and Performing Arts

Loyola University Chicago

1020 W. Sheridan

Chicago, Illinois 60620

mgroves1@luc.edu

Application review will begin November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity - including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment - is critical to achieving the University's mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual's record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC's mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university's focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.

Position Details

Position Details

Job Title
Assistant Professor of Visual Communication, Dept. of Fine & Performing Arts - Tenure Track

Position Title
Assistant Professor of Visual Communication, Dept. of Fine & Performing Arts - Tenure Track

Position Number

Job Category
University Faculty

Job Type
Full-Time

FLSA Status
Exempt

Campus
Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus

Location Code
FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS (02105A)

Department Name
FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS

Is this split and/or fully grant funded?
No

Duties and Responsibilities

Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Fine and Performing Arts (DFPA) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Fine Arts specializing in Visual Communication. This position would begin in the academic year 2019-2020. The DFPA houses the Fine Arts, Music, and Theatre Programs, which together service approximately 400 undergraduate majors and minors. The Fine Arts program offers a Bachelor's degree to approximately 130 undergraduate arts majors in art history, ceramics, drawing and painting, photography and visual communication. Three, fulltime faculty serve approximately 100 visual communication majors and minors as well as students in Loyola's School of Communication. For more information about the Fine Arts at Loyola, please visit its website at http://luc.edu/finearts

The successful candidate should possess the ability to teach all levels of the department's 15 course major, including courses emphasizing theory and practice as well as technical courses. The ability to teach a survey course in the history of graphic design would be an asset.

Qualifications

An MFA in Visual Communication from an accredited college or university is required, as is a minimum of three years professional experience in the field and three years college-level teaching experience. The DFPA seeks a candidate who can teach all levels of its Bachelor's degree in Visual Communication and support foundation courses in Color Theory and Two-Dimensional Design.

Physical Demands

Working Conditions

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

MFA in Visual Communication from an accredited college or university is required, Minimum of three years professional experience in the field and three years college-level teaching experience.

Open Date
11/02/2018

Close Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement, and a letter of interest to www.careers.luc.edu. They also should provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position. Referees will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process. Candidates should forward examples of their own and students' work in a PDF format. Any additional materials related to teaching excellence or artistic expression should be sent to:

Matthew Groves, Director of Fine Arts
Department of Fine and Performing Arts
Loyola University Chicago
1020 W. Sheridan
Chicago, Illinois 60620
mgroves1@luc.edu

Application review will begin November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity - including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment - is critical to achieving the University's mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual's record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.

As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC's mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university's focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.

Quick Link for Posting
http://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/9580

Job Number
8500406

Organizational Location
Provost

Posting Details

Posting Detail

Number of Vacancies
1

Desired Start Date
08/12/2019

Position End Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

+ Cover Letter/Letter of Application

+ Curriculum Vitae

+ Teaching Statement

Optional Documents

+ Other Document