Faculty, Assistant Professor - Painting and Drawing - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Full time tenure tack position teaching drawing and painting skills from beginning through advanced levels. Teach observational drawing (including figure drawing), perceptual and conceptual/contemporary approaches in a variety of media. Coordinates and strengthens curriculum, procedures and activities, motivates students to excel and create compelling conceptual work, and maintains an active level of creating and exhibiting work on a regional, national and/or international level.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a MFA degree in Drawing and/or Painting or a related field OR any equivalent combination of education and experience.


In-depth knowledge of historical observational and contemporary theories in drawing and painting with the ability to expertly teach these concepts to students.


Visibly apparent technical skills in traditional and contemporary media and techniques.


Ability to teach all levels of undergraduate painting and drawing including life drawing and other representational forms. Willingness to develop curriculum, mentor students, maintain facilities, collaborate with other faculty and promote area/s of concentration.

Pay Range

$52,000 - $54,000

Special Instructions to Applicants

-Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Keyword Phrases

  • Art and Visual Communications
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Design (generic)
  • Painting
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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