Art education faculty members work collaboratively with other teacher education colleagues in the Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education (TPTE) within the highly-ranked College of Education, Health and Human Sciences at the University of Tennessee. TPTE faculty members are characterized by high productivity, a strong commitment to educational excellence and equity, and commitment to the College’s goal of "enhancing quality of life though research, outreach, and practice."
The College of Education, Health and Human Sciences at The University of Tennessee is seeking applications to fill a full-time, non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor in Art Education position. The position begins August 1, 2019.
Required qualifications include: (1) an earned doctorate in art education or highly related field or MFA in studio art; (2) a minimum of three years of successful K-12 art teaching; (3) knowledge of national art education standards and curriculum development; (4) active participation with professional organizations at the state and/or national level; (5) experience in responding to cultural, linguistic, gender, and/or ethnic diversity; and (6) evidence of potential to teach and supervise pre-service and graduate students in art education.
Desired qualifications include: (1) history of successful teaching and supervising pre-service and graduate students in art education; (2) familiarity with application of technologies related to teaching; (3) knowledge of teacher performance assessment strategies (e.g., edTPA); and (4) demonstrated record or evidence of potential in creative activity/scholarship.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The person in this position will work with students who earn a minor in art education, fifth-year licensure, and a Master of Science in teacher education with a concentration in art education.
Responsibilities include: (1) provide leadership in our nationally-ranked teacher education preparation program; (2) teach undergraduate and graduate courses in art education; (3) engage in supervision of graduate interns; (4) actively engage in service/community outreach; (5) advise students; and (6) serve on graduate student and departmental committees.
This 9-month non-tenure track appointment is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Review of application materials will begin on December 1, and will continue until the position is filled. For consideration, please send a letter of application, including a brief articulation of your teaching philosophy and research goals; curriculum vitae; contact information for three academic references; and evidence of scholarly, creative, and/or teaching activity (which could include published research, writing, or creative work; sample syllabi; and/or images of student work at the K-12 or higher education level) to The University of Tennessee Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education. Applications sent through Indeed or other job sites will not be accepted. Please reference Art Education Search in the email subject line and apply directly to:
C/O Dr. Joy G. Bertling
Search Committee Chair
109 Jane and David Bailey Education Complex
1126 Volunteer Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37996-3442
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