Assistant/Associate Professor of Art - Painting - Baylor University in Waco Texas

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Baylor University

Waco, Texas 76798-7263

United States

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Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 15,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as we pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris. (

Baylor seeks to fill  tenure-track faculty position within the College of Arts and Sciences.

QUALIFICATIONS:  M.F.A. required. Five years college/university teaching experience beyond TA, teaching Painting and Figure Drawing.  Applicant must demonstrate strong skills in teaching both objective/perceptual and non-objective/conceptual problems and a commitment to painting as evidenced in professional work. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in Painting, both in Acrylic and Oils, and an occasional advanced anatomical figure drawing course. Ongoing professional/creative research expected.

RANK AND SALARY:      Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  Applications will be reviewed beginning September 1, 2015 to ensure full consideration applications must be completed and received by November 24, 2015.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Include letter of application, CV, 3 letters of recommendation, official graduate transcript, statement of teaching philosophy, 20 digital images of personal work, and 20 digital images of student work reflecting applicant’s ability to teach Painting. Hard copy of proof sheet of personal and student work required of images. Materials cannot be returned. DO NOT SEND APPLICATION MATERIALS ELECTRONICALLY.

Send application materials to Professor Mark Anderson, Chair, Department of Art, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97263, Waco, Texas 76798-7263

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Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Keyword Phrases

  • Painting Professor
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: At least 5 years
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 11/24/2015