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Visiting Assistant Professor of Painting and Drawing

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Position Information

Posting Number F000059
Position Title Visiting Assistant Professor of Painting and Drawing
Department Art & Theater
Division College of Arts & Sciences
FLSA Status Exempt
Faculty Status
Supervisor Title Chair, Art and Theater
Status Full-time Visiting Faculty
Tenure Track No
Position Summary

The Department of Art and Design in the College of Arts and Sciences at North Central College invites applications for a one-year visiting faculty position in Painting and Drawing at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning Fall 2017. A Master of Fine Arts in Painting is required as well as a minimum of two years teaching at the college level. Teaching responsibilities include drawing, painting and 2D Design courses. Candidates should have the ability to teach historical and contemporary approaches in painting and drawing and the ability to teach printmaking or photographic media a plus. Applicants must demonstrate commitment to teaching excellence, mentoring of students, and ongoing scholarship.

Founded in 1861, North Central College is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of about 3000 students, located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville. The college is within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station and is next to downtown Naperville. The Naperville area is home to many excellent school districts and Naperville, IL has been ranked as one of the best places to live by Money magazine. For more information, please visit: North Central College is an EEO Employer.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, 20 images of artwork with image list, 10 images of student artwork, artist statement, sample syllabus and contact information for three references.

For further information, please email Christine Rabenold, Coordinator, Chair of search committee, at

Review of applications will begin May 15 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment Conditions

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of the College’s background screening process.

Number of Vacancies 1

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EEO Statement

North Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce. North Central College provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation, please notify the Office of Human Resource. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  3. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  4. Names and contact information of three professional references
  5. sample syllabus
  6. 20 images of artwork with image list
  7. 10 images of student artwork
  8. artist statement
  9. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents