University of New Mexico
DEPARTMENT OF ART AND ART HISTORY
POSITION: Assistant Professor of Art Education. Probationary appointment leading to a
tenure decision. 1.0 FTE. In addition to scholarship, service and committee work are
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Art Education or related field from an accredited
institution by the time of appointment. One semester of experience teaching
undergraduate or graduate courses.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Evidence of scholarly research in art education. Evidence of
studio practice. One year of experience beyond the TA level teaching undergraduate or
graduate courses in art education. Three years K-12 art teaching experience. One year of
experience coordinating and supervising student teachers. Demonstrated familiarity with
research methodologies in art education. Demonstrated familiarity with and application of
new technologies in teaching. Demonstrated aptitude to participate in a collaborative
working environment. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student
success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
APPLICATION: All applicants must apply online at the University of New Mexico web site:
https://unmjobs.unm.edu, Posting #0837401. Please attach as part of the application in the UNMJobs system: a letter of application; CV with names and complete addresses (mailing, telephone, and email) of three professional references; teaching philosophy; artist
statement; and evidence of scholarship (or a link to an electronic site for review). If selected
for the position, you will need to provide official certification of successful completion of all
degree requirements required as a minimum requirement for this position prior to your initial
employment with UNM.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: For best consideration, all application materials must be received
by March 1, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.
APPOINTMENT DATE: August 14, 2017.
The University of New Mexico is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, a city of 600,000 on
the Rio Grande at an altitude of 5,200 feet. Albuquerque’s historical pluralism gives the city
a fascinating mix in terms of its arts, cuisine, languages, and values. The University of New
Mexico is a large, diverse state university with a faculty of over 3,000 serving approximately
32,700 students. The Department of Art and Art History offers the B.A., B.F.A., M.A., M.F.A.,
and Ph.D. degrees.
UNM’s confidentiality policy (“Recruitment and Hiring,” Policy #3210), which includes
information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER AND EDUCATOR.