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Assistant Professor, Art Education

University of Northern Iowa
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Assistant Professor, Art Education

The University of Northern Iowa’s College of Humanities, Arts & Sciences-Department of Art is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor to teach three courses per semester in Art Education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels with possibility of periodic graduate level teaching in summer for additional compensation. The Assistant Professor will be responsible for teaching the departmental foundations sequence or general education program as needed. The successful candidate will establish and maintain an expanding record of scholarly work; contribute to curricular development of the M.A. program; provide service on department, college, and university committees; and act as student advisor.
UNI has a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. We seek faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges to work together to build our national prominence in any of four distinct but interrelated areas of our vision and strategic plan: engaged learning, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community engagement. Successful candidates with background and interest in these areas will collaborate to advance our work, joining current faculty conducting teaching, scholarship, and service in these areas.
Ph.D. in Art Education or Ed.D. required.    
Required qualifications include strong oral and written communication skills; successful art teaching experience in K-12 classroom (two or more years preferred) with knowledge of current Art Education pedagogies; and active research agenda in the field of Art Education.
Preference will be given to candidates with previous university-level teaching experience in courses related to research in art education; commitment to school/department service and program leadership statewide; experience with technology integration in teaching and learning; experience with community engagement, diverse populations, and inclusive arts practices.

Applications received by February 1, 2019 will receive full consideration. To apply, visit Inquiries may be sent to Jeffery Byrd, at or 319-273-2077. Pre-employment background checks required.
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

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