Texas State University - Assistant Professor of Practice

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Region: 13
School District/Employer: Texas State University
District Category/Employer: Campus
Assignment Level:
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Practice
School: Texas State University School of Art and Design
Campus Description: Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.
Date Posted: 11/21/2022
Deadline: Until Filled
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
The Art Education program in the School of Art and Design at Texas State University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Practice starting Fall 2023.

The selected candidate will supervise student teachers in field placements, teach undergraduate art education courses, liaise with the College of Education Office of Educator Preparation, and manage administrative operations related to art education student teaching certification.

Faculty of practice in Art Education are expected to have strong communication and organizational skills, maintain active engagement with professional organizations and networks, pursue independent creative or scholarly pursuits related to art and art education, and contribute to college, department, and/or university service.

The Assistant Professor of Practice in Art Education is a full-time, non-tenure line faculty position that is eligible for promotion. All positions are subject to availability of funds.

We especially encourage diverse candidates to apply for this position. By diversity, we mean the existence and co-existence of visible and invisible factors such as gender identity, sexual orientation, different abilities, ethnicity, and race, among other socially diverse identities.

Texas State University seeks candidates whose professional background includes embracing a diversity of people and ideas, a spirit of inclusiveness, a global perspective, and a commitment to community-building. As a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution, we are especially interested in applicants who share a commitment to equity, and the high-quality education of students from historically under served and systematically marginalized communities. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Qualifications: Required:

A Master’s degree in art education; or a Master’s degree in a closely related field with at least 18 graduate credit hours in art education subject areas, from an accredited college or university; or a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in art education, or in Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) with specialization in art education.
At least five years teaching experience teaching art or design in K-12 public or private schools, or in higher education.
Experience mentoring, coaching, and/or supervising student teachers, intern teachers, and/or apprentice teachers.
Teacher certification in art, All-Level, K-12, (unless the candidate has an earned terminal degree in art, art education, or in C&I with specialization in art education).
Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary art education theories and practices.
Commitment to EDIA (Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Access).
Strong organizational and communication skills.

Terminal degree: MFA, Ph.D. or Ed.D. in art education or a closely related field from an accredited university.
Higher education teaching experience, or experience as an art or design teacher or administrator in K-12 public or private schools beyond five years.
Significant professional accomplishments in K-12 or higher education art education, and/or professional or personal art making practice.
Strong technical skills in computer enhanced instructional methods, including online instruction and Learning Management Systems (e.g., Canvas, which is Texas State University’s official LMS).
Demonstrated commitment to professional learning in and about socially responsive approaches to art, culture, and society.
Salary Range:
How To Apply: Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/40569.

To ensure full consideration, please submit an application by Friday, January 13, 2023:

Letter of application stating how experience and credentials fulfill the requirements for this position (not to exceed 3 pages)
Curriculum vitae
Statement of teaching philosophy including a one-page statement discussing the candidate’s commitment to EDIA (Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Access) as evidenced by projects, curriculum design, community work/engagement
Sample course syllabus or aggregated unit of study plan (1 maximum)
Sample of scholarly/creative practice, or a body of artwork portfolio (links or digital files).
Unofficial transcripts
List of three references from individuals able to comment on applicant’s qualifications

The candidate selected for hire will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree granting universities.

For inquiries regarding the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Sean Justice, Associate Professor of Art Education (sbj19@txstate.edu).

Contact Person:

Name: Ginger Blanchard
Email: vkb11@txstate.edu
Address: College of Education, 601 University Drive
City: San Marcos
State: TX
Zip: 78666
Phone: (512) 245-2611