Job Description

Assistant Professor of Art Education

Posting Numberreq6436
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeTenure/Tenure-Track
Hiring DepartmentArt Art History (595A)
Academic LocationCollege of Fine Arts
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

Assistant Professor of Art Education. Probationary appointment leading to a tenure decision. 1.0 FTE. In addition to scholarship, service and committee work are expected. The new faculty member will teach, advise, and serve on exit requirement committees for graduate students, pursue a personal research agenda, and assist in the creation of future programs. In addition to teaching the new faculty member will coordinate and supervise Introduction to Art Education student observers in area schools (public and private), museums, and community art programs

The Art Education Program offers four programs of study, including three degrees and coursework leading to licensure:

-BA, Art Education with Visual Art preK-12 licensure

-Post-Baccalaureate coursework leading to Visual Art preK-12 licensure

-MA, Art Education leading to Visual Art preK-12 licensure

-MA, Art Education


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Art Education or related field from an accredited institution by the time of appointment. One year university-level teaching experience as instructor of record.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Evidence of scholarly research in art education. Evidence of studio practice. One year of experience beyond the TA level teaching undergraduate or graduate courses in art
education. Three years teaching art early childhood to adult learners (school, museum, or community organization). Teaching license reciprocal with NMPED. Demonstrated familiarity with research methodologies in art education. Demonstrated familiarity with and application of new technologies in
teaching. Demonstrated aptitude to participate in a collaborative working environment. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse

Application InstructionsAll applicants must apply online at the University of New Mexico web site:, Req #6436. Please attach as part of the application in the UNMJobs system: a letter of application; CV with names and complete addresses (mailing, telephone, and email) of three professional references; teaching philosophy; artist statement; diversity statement addressing contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service; and evidence of scholarship (or a link to an electronic site for review). If selected for the position, you will need to provide official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements required as a minimum requirement for this position prior to your initial employment with UNM.

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 11/30/2018. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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