Faculty Positions Available


Assistant Professor of Painting, Tenure Track Appointment for Fall 2018

Deadline: April 1, 2018

The Painting, Drawing and Sculpture Department of Tyler School of Art, Temple University, invites applications for a Tenure-Track Appointment position in Painting and Drawing. We seek an artist with a broad knowledge of historical and contemporary art practices, as well as a thorough understanding of technical, critical, and theoretical issues of the media. 

We expect a candidate to have a developed painting practice professional accomplishments, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching. The Department’s faculty is diverse in interest and in teaching methods and active professionally. It is our intention to find an individual who will expand this academic diversity and career excellence while having the capability to work closely with others. The faculty is dedicated to research, teaching excellence, and its mission to serve a diverse population.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach at all levels of our BFA undergraduate program, BA in Visual Studies and Studio Art program and MFA graduate program. Applicants should have a broad range of technical, intellectual and cross-disciplinary skills, with wide ranging conceptual and creative interests. Classes will be mostly studio-based with some seminars focusing on theory and professional practice. The teaching load is 3/3 courses per year. 

RANK: Assistant Professor SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a MFA, strong exhibition record, demonstrated potential for teaching excellence, and an ability to communicate and work effectively with students, faculty and administrators. The successful candidate will also have significant administrative experience related to all areas of curriculum, program and budget management. Finalists must be prepared to submit course evaluations for courses taught and official transcripts. Tyler School of Art is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to increasing and sustaining its diverse academic community.

To apply, please go to https://temple.slideroom.com/#/login/program/41714


Seeking Assistant/Associate Professor in Art Education

Deadline: March 1st, 2018

Above: Class assignment: Why Are You Here? 2017. Photo: Sam Fritch.



Department of Art Education and Community Arts Practices

Position Begins Academic Year 2018-19

Full-time tenure-track; renewable annually prior to tenure, dependent on appropriate scholarship,

teaching, and service to the university.


Qualifications :

PhD or EdD, in Art Education at time of hire (ABD considered) and minimum of three years successful

K-12 teaching experience required; three years college teaching and/or program coordination experience

preferred. Knowledge of urban education and social justice art education; a commitment to examine

issues/intersections of race, class, gender, ethnicity, and disabilities through scholarship, pedagogy and/or

studio practice. Cross-pollination with community arts welcome.


Responsibilities :

Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in art education including:

introductory/intermediate/advanced level art education courses for art education (BFA/BS)

undergraduates and MED graduates. Supervise of interns and student teachers in the fieldwork;

Coordinate undergraduate art education program and participate in curriculum committee work. Maintain

rigorous scholarly research and/or studio practice and with service at school, university and national



Candidate will :

Advance research in the field of art education through active scholarship, creative work, and leadership;

work cross-disciplinarily; be socially engaged with a solid understanding of urban education and how art

education fits in that discourse with a related research agenda; have K-12 teaching experience with a deep

commitment to students, families, educators, and urban communities.

The department is committed to increasing diversity in both its community and its curriculum. Candidates

who can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application review will commence March 2, 2018

and continue until position is filled.


Application :

Send electronically to https://temple.slideroom.com/#/login/program/41299 : letter of application, CV,

three references with complete phone and email contact information, statement of teaching philosophy,

and evidence of your work in the field. Please note the final candidate must be prepared to submit signed

cv, course evaluations for courses taught, official degree transcripts, and original letters of



contact : Pepón Osorio

Chair, Art Education Search Committee

Tyler School of Art, Temple University

2001 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122


TYLER SCHOOL OF ART/TEMPLE UNIVERSITY has offered students the combination of a

world-renowned faculty and the resources of a major university in Philadelphia, PA since 1935. Temple

University is a comprehensive public research university with more than 40,000 students and is the 32nd

largest public, four-year institution in the United States. The university offers academic programs at the

undergraduate and graduate levels.

Tyler School of Art, Temple University is an AA/EOE institution committed to increasing and sustaining

its diverse academic community. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide

equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from

members of all groups underrepresented in higher education.