Pool Associate Lecturer - Art

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

La Crosse , WI

ID: 7060250
Posted: September 10, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Description of College/Department/Program/Division/Unit
The College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities (CASSH) includes departments and programs in the humanities, social sciences and interdisciplinary studies, as well departments in the School of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA). CASSH/VPA continues the established liberal studies tradition of providing curricula leading to the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science degree.

CASSH/VPA is dedicated to providing quality innovative instruction and creative learning experiences which prepares students for future careers and education. More broadly, such learning allows students to continue to develop meaningful, responsible lives. Graduates of the college will have developed the ability to communicate effectively, to think critically, to conduct sound research, to understand complex issues, to use knowledge in all aspects of life, to participate meaningfully as global citizens, and to discover and apply carefully considered values.

CASSH/VPA faculty and staff are committed to maintaining academic integrity and high ethical standards. CASSH/VPA, through its faculty, students, and curricula, also is dedicated to advancing cultural diversity. Furthermore, by developing partnerships and encouraging professional connections, the college works diligently to establish its membership in the broader community.

The academic community within the College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities and School of Visual and Performing Arts supports a strong general education program, nurtures exceptional disciplinary programs, and creates innovative interdisciplinary and international programs, which together promote lifelong personal and professional learning for every individual who comes through their programs.

Position Summary
Under general supervision of department chair, a person in this position is responsible for teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses. In addition to preparing for and holding classes [face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online], teaching involves maintaining currency in the content area related to the teaching assignment, evaluating students’ work, assessing student outcomes, maintaining appropriate records, and holding office hours. In addition, workload may involve advising students and/or providing other service to the department. Other duties may be assigned by the chair or dean.

The Department of Art invites applications from qualified candidates to teach course(s) when the need arises due to staffing changes or programmatic needs. The department offers undergraduate art courses in general art foundations (e.g., 2D, 3D, design), art history, and studio arts (e.g., blacksmithing, drawing, ceramics, graphic design, jewelry making, metalsmithing, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture). Most of our short-term needs are to teach Art Appreciation or General Art Foundations. Teaching assignments are traditionally arranged for one term but can be renewed based on program needs.

The Department of Art is committed to being an inclusive and supportive learning and teaching community and we encourage applicants who enhance our commitment to these goals.

Required Qualifications
Positions for undergraduate art courses require a Master of Fine Arts degree or a graduate degree in a related area [except in rare circumstances where post-baccalaureate certification or licensure or a baccalaureate plus experience can be established as appropriate qualifications for the teaching position].

Preferred Qualifications
Additional criteria considered upon review of applicants includes relevant teaching experience, commitment to quality instruction, and/or professional experience germane to the course content.

Pay Basis Academic (9 Mo)
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Special Instructions
For your Reference Contact Information document, please include the names, email addresses and phone numbers of 3 professional references.

Please contact the Search and Screen Chair if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.

Per UPS Operational Policy: TC 1, UW System requires reference checks related to sexual harassment and sexual violence to be conducted at a minimum with a final candidate’s most recent employer and with all previous UW System institution and State of Wisconsin agency employers from the past seven (7) years. https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/download/2018-12-10-UPS-OP-TC-1-Recruitment_FNL.pdf

UW-La Crosse does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 608-785-8013.



 

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