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University of Washington Position Announcement (Senior Lecturer or Artist-in-Residence)

Organization: School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, UW
Title: Senior Lecturer or Artist-in-Residence
Search #: AA3200

Position Details:
VISUAL ARTS—SENIOR LECTURER/ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE, MULTI-YEAR APPOINTMENT, RENEWABLE (ONE FULL-TIME POSITION). The School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (IAS) at the University of Washington Bothell (UWB) seeks a dynamic educator who can integrate teaching, research, and practice in visual art (painting and drawing, sculpture, installation) with secondary expertise in public art, post-media, conceptual, or performance art. The successful candidate will join a faculty working across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences in a curriculum that values interdisciplinarity, diversity, and community-engaged research and pedagogy. Candidates should have a record of teaching excellence and demonstrated commitment to working with diverse student and community populations. MFA or equivalent terminal degree required at time of appointment. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

IAS houses undergraduate and graduate programs, is located in the Seattle metropolitan area, and provides faculty members with access to the research and funding resources of the UW as a whole.  IAS houses twelve undergraduate majors and options, including degrees in Interdisciplinary Arts and Culture, Literature, and the Arts. It also offers Master of Arts degrees in Cultural Studies and Policy Studies, and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and Poetics. IAS as a whole stresses links between diverse fields and methods of inquiry. We value engaged scholarship and experiential learning relevant to diverse student populations and communities. Successful candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to pedagogical innovation and should be prepared to teach an upper-division core course that introduces students to interdisciplinary inquiry.

For more information about IAS, UWB, and the position, go to http://www.uwb.edu/IAS/, or e-mail the search committee chair, Professor JoLynn Edwards: jedwards@uwb.edu. Preferred deadline: October 22.

Applications should include a letter addressing the candidate’s scholarly and pedagogical qualifications for working in IAS, a CV, a statement of research/artistic practice and teaching interests, a writing sample, and a sample syllabus from an interdisciplinary course. Email applications in one electronic file to Bill Humphreys: bhumphreys@uwb.edu.

This position is contingent upon available funding.  University of Washington faculty members engage in teaching, research and service.  Candidates should expect to teach at all levels of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum. The University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. IAS is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

If you have a question about the details of this search / position please contact the hiring unit directly. Thank you for your interest in this position at the University of Washington.

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