Williams Baptist University invites application for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Art (digital or graphic art). The position will begin with the fall 2019 semester. Art is a division within the Fine Arts Department. Students may major in either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science in Art Education degree.
The candidate must have a masters degree in art (digital or graphic art) or an MFA. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach digital art classes.
Duties will include teaching art appreciation as a part of the core curriculum at Williams and upper-level courses for majors and minors. Advising, committee assignments, and university-wide activities are essential requirements of the position. This position will include supervising student art shows and arranging for guest art exhibitions in the gallery. The candidate will work closely with the Office of Admissions in recruiting new students. Course rotation may include: Digital Art, Design, Drawing, Graphic Art, Art History, and Art Education.
The salary and rank will be commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Retirement, group life and health insurance, and on-campus faculty housing are available.
Founded in 1941, Williams Baptist University is an evangelical Christian liberal arts university and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). It is located in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, and has an average enrollment of 500 students. Owned and operated by the Arkansas Baptist State Convention, the University takes seriously its identity as a Christian institution in the Baptist tradition. We are committed to producing exceptional graduates prepared to competently engage local and global cultures through a Christ-centered worldview. We accomplish this by providing an excellent, holistically Christian, liberal arts education while compassionately shaping student lives. More information about the University’s history, mission, and vision can be reviewed on this website.
Applicants must be individuals of the highest Christian character, excellent teachers, competent scholars, and servant leaders. Applicants should fill out the online application and then send: 1) a current academic vita; 2) a statement of teaching philosophy; 3) a statement of faith; and 4) three reference letters to firstname.lastname@example.org. A review of applicants will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.