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Department of Art: Tenure-Track Position

The Department of Art continues to invite applications for a tenure-track position in Studio Art and Art History; teaching contemporary and traditional sculpture and ceramics methods to begin fall 2014. The Illinois College Art Program is in an exciting transition and has created a unique and diverse curriculum. This diversity combines traditional methods found in French and Italian art academies with innovative and challenging courses. This position is a unique opportunity for someone wanting to design and develop their vision of a three-dimensional curriculum. Other course responsibilities include 3D design foundations, Survey of World Art and Contemporary Art History focused on cultural identity, gender and women's studies, feminism and postmodernism. Knowledge of K-12 Art education standards and curriculum and a strong exhibition record preferred. MFA is required. 

Illinois College is a liberal arts college dedicated to student opportunities for excellence and success. We emphasize experiential learning, service, leadership, and helping students move towards professional careers. The College, founded in 1829, is located in Jacksonville, Illinois, a historic town 35 miles from Springfield. 

Interested candidates submit a letter of application, CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, artist statement, jpegs of twenty works of your own with slide identification and / or your website, and jpegs of twenty student works in a PDF(if available) and three reference letters to the Office of Academic Affairs, Professor Jeff Garland, Chair in the Department of Art, Illinois College, 1101 West College Avenue, Jacksonville, IL 62650, or to deansearch@ic.edu. 

The Illinois College Art Department will have a booth in the Interview Hall and be conducting preliminary interviews at the CAA Conference in Chicago, February 12-15, 2014. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please indicate if you will be attending the CAA annual meeting, preliminary interviews at CAA are desirable but not essential. Illinois College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and women.

    
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