Art-Studio Art Foundations Tenure Track Faculty - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States


Detailed Job Description

The NASAD accredited Art Department at Metropolitan State College of Denver seeks a tenure track faculty member to teach within the studio foundations program. Individuals with a strong vision for an evolving twenty-first century foundations program are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will demonstrate leadership and innovation in foundations teaching and have experience with establishing community partnerships for project-based learning. Individuals working in technology-based art who have experience teaching emerging digital practices are desirable. The Department offers programs that examine art and design in relationship to contemporary society with specific emphasis on emerging and interdisciplinary practices. The existing Studio Art Foundations Program encompasses Studio Foundations 2D, Studio Foundations 3D, Studio Foundations 4D and Drawing I.
Responsibilities include: teaching courses in Studio Foundations and other courses offered by the department as determined by candidate's qualifications; professional development; service to the College and community; and advising students. Other responsibilities include working with committees on curriculum development; developing relationships outside the campus for community-based projects; assisting with the hiring and training of part-time faculty. The successful candidate must have the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse urban population.

Required Qualifications

MFA in Art or closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications

MFA plus college level teaching experience beyond graduate teaching assistantship; the ability to integrate emerging technologies into studio foundations and art/design curriculum; professional experience including an active exhibition record; experience advising students in an academic setting; ability to teach and provide curricular direction to interdisciplinary foundations courses.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

In addition to submitting your application here, you must also post the following materials at Your application is not considered complete until all materials have been submitted. Hard copy submissions will not be accepted.

1) Cover letter to include teaching philosophy
2) C. V. or resume
3) Samples of own work
4) Samples of student work
5) Names and contact information for at least three references
Official transcripts will be required for finalists only.
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Keyword Phrases

  • Art
  • Studio Art Foundations Tenure Track Faculty
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelor's and master's degrees
  • Art (generic)
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 2/1/2012