Department: College of Arts and Sciences Admin - 32000
Brief Summary of Work for this position:
The College of Arts and Sciences is seeking to hire up to two applicants for a 7-week assignment.
The Spring 2022 program is dedicated to the Arts and Humanities. Related UNCW academic units are Art & Art History, Communications Studies, English, Film Studies, History, Music, Philosophy & Religion, Theatre, World Languages and Cultures, and Gender Studies.Accepting applications for Natural and Social Sciences for Fall 2022, in March 2022.
Through this Visiting Artist and Scholar Program, The College of Arts and Sciences expects to engage our campus and regional community in a variety of perspectives and creative experiences through course work, workshops, and/or public lectures.
The artist's or scholar's residency will take the form of collaborative work with faculty and students which may include formal undergraduate or graduate teaching of seminars or workshops embedded in other current course offerings, and or public lectures. Visiting artists and scholars are expected to be in residence full-time for the duration of their proposed project minimum of seven (7) weeks, between January and May 2022. Visiting scholars are not expected to participate in departmental governance or attend departmental meetings.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Applications are sought from nationally and internationally recognized scholars who have an established body of work and exemplary professional record in the Arts and Humanities. A terminal degree (MFA or Ph.D.), teaching experience, and a growing record of scholarship are required.
Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience at the university level.
Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm. EST on October 4, 2021, the position closing date. To apply, please complete the online application process available at https://jobs.uncw.edu and attach the following materials as an Adobe PDF document including:
1. Cover Letter 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. A list of three professional references 4. Portfolio/Work Sample 5. Portfolio/Work Sample 2 – Proposal for Visiting Scholar assignment. See Brief Summary of Work (3-5 pages).
Please direct questions regarding the search to Jess Boersma, Ph.D., Associate Dean of Student Success & Applied Learning, Chair of CAS Visiting Artist & Scholar search committee. email@example.com
Application and program questions may be directed to Program Associate, Toni Whiteman. firstname.lastname@example.org
The search committee will consider the applicant's experience and his or her appropriateness to the program's mission and curriculum, as well as quality of work and written statements.
Please note, this is a temporary position. The length of the assignment will be based on department need with the possibility of continuation. Temporary assignments cannot exceed 11 consecutive months without a full 31-day break from employment. Employees in temporary positions are not considered permanent state employees and do not earn leave. Temporary employees are subject to the Affordable Care Act guidelines. For more info/to apply visit http://jobs.uncw.edu. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.
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