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Assistant Professor


The Department of Art and Art History seeks a faculty member in Painting and Drawing, to be appointed at the level of Assistant Professor, to begin August 2016. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate level courses (two classes per semester), conduct individual research (demonstrated by a strong body of creative work), possess knowledge of the history and contemporary practices of painting and drawing, have strong formal and conceptual skills, and engage in service/committee responsibilities involving a high degree of organizational ability.

An MFA degree and teaching experience at the college level are strongly preferred. We are looking to enhance the diversity of the department, as well as the university, and encourage applications from those with multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary, and global perspectives. We also encourage minority and international applicants who would strengthen the department’s diversity.

All applications must be submitted online through CU Careers portal by searching for job number 02650 at A complete application will include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references (no letters), statement of teaching philosophy, and artist statement. A portfolio of twenty images must be submitted through the SlideRoom portal:

Applications will be reviewed beginning January 4, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at:

Contact information: Department of Art and Art History, 318 UCB, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309-0318. Phone: 303-492-2419. Fax: 303-492-4886. Website:

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