Full professor, associate professor
Beginning Date of Appointment
Type of Position
Tenured/Tenure Track with Adminstrative Duties
Number of Months per Year
● A terminal degree in one of the disciplines represented in the department.
Additional Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)
● Full professor status.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
● Being an active member of the College of Fine and Applied Arts (FAA) leadership team.
Special Instructions to Applicants
The department seeks an experienced and visionary leader who can guide our dynamic faculty in a positive and effective learning environment. The successful candidate will have an innovative approach to the issues facing higher education and an invested commitment to shared governance in the areas of resource allocation, curriculum development, and faculty and staff development and mentoring. They will also have a broad knowledge of theories and practices relating to the creation and production of images, objects, and experiences to support a multidisciplinary faculty in their teaching, research, and creative and professional activity. They must support an inclusive environment and a socially just and equitable culture.
Initial Review Date
Person and address to whom the application should be sent
Description of the Department or Unit
The Art Department is NASAD-accredited and has over 40 full-time faculty members and nearly 850 undergraduate majors. It offers BFA degrees in Graphic Design, Studio Art, and Art Education; a BA degree with concentrations in Art History, Art Management, and Studio Art; and BS degrees in Commercial Photography and Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology. The department has an honors program and a departmental gallery and is affiliated with Mountaineer Press, a student-run print shop that serves the printing needs of the university community. The Art Department is situated in five buildings and has several full and part-time support staff, including a building technician and two administrative assistants.
Search Committee Chair Name
Search Committee Chair Email Address
Seated Disability Statement
Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Maranda Maxey, Director & ADA/504 Coordinator, at 828-262-3056 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Description of the University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
Appalachian State University is committed to developing and allocating resources to the fundamental task of creating a diverse campus culture. We value diversity as the expression of human similarities and differences, as well as the importance of a living and learning environment conducive to knowledge, respect, acceptance, understanding and global awareness. Learn more at http://diversity.appstate.edu.
Background Check Statement
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility of Employment
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
Fine & Applied Arts