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2-year Visiting Artist Lecturer Position in Painting (#443)

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The Mount Holyoke College Studio Art Program invites applications for a 2-year Visiting Artist Lecturer Position in Painting. This position requires a specialization in painting with a broad interdisciplinary background. This artist will teach 5 courses per year including Foundations, Painting I, Painting II, Special Topics in Painting, and advanced-level studio courses in which students work in a variety of mediums.

Required qualifications are an MFA in visual art, a minimum of 2 years of college-level teaching experience beyond a graduate teaching assistantship, and a significant exhibition record. Applicants should be aware that in the second year of this position, we will conduct a national search for a tenure-track position in painting. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of strong teaching at the undergraduate level and experience mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.

Mount Holyoke supports faculty scholarship through start-up funds, travel support, internal grants, and sabbaticals. Mount Holyoke also offers a comprehensive faculty mentoring program, a teaching and learning initiative, and invests in faculty across the career span.

Applications must be submitted in TWO PARTS.

Part I: Please submit the following material to https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu/.

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy [1 page]. Please include relevant experience with a diverse student body.
  4. Artist Statement [1 page]. Please upload in the section marked “Other Document”
  5. References. Please list three references with contact information [Title, Institution, Email and Phone]. In January 2017, when the candidate is chosen to be interviewed at CAA or via Skype, we will contact the references and request recommendation letters. Please upload in section marked “Other Document 2”.
  6. Your artwork website, if available. Please enter link under “Website 1”

Part II:  Please see information at https://sites.google.com/a/mtholyoke.edu/artsearch/.

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 220 faculty.  Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color.  Mount Holyoke College is located about 80 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts. 

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members.  Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse faculty who will contribute to the college's academic excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society.  In furtherance of academic excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including faculty of color, faculty with diverse gender identities, first generation college students, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, service, and leadership in the academy.