Faculty Positions

The faculty are those who have been granted status as faculty members by the Board of Trustees upon recommendation of the President. The faculty shall consist of teachers with the ranks of Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, or Instructor, and any other designated by the President.

Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD is a selective, residential college with approximately 1800 students, including a rapidly growing number of international students. Our location provides an exceptionally high quality of living in an affordable community environment. Sioux Falls is a dynamic, growing city (metro area of 230,000), and a major medical, retail, and financial center. Augustana, as a member of the ELCA consortium of colleges and universities, upholds the Lutheran tradition of excellence in education, and welcomes students and faculty of all faiths.

The College welcomes applications for the following Faculty positions:


Title: Assistant Professor of Art - Photography and Art Education
Position Type: Full-Time
Department: Art

The Art Department at Augustana College invites applications for a full-time (3-1-3) tenure-track teaching position in photography and art education for Fall 2015. The successful candidate will typically teach Digital Photo I, Digital Photo II–IV, and Art and Children (theories and techniques of teaching art in the elementary grades) each semester. Other course offerings may include studio courses in your specialty, secondary teaching methods, interdisciplinary Capstone, travel, or Civitas Honor courses in the context of a liberal arts college curriculum.

Qualifications:

Candidates must have an MFA and demonstrate excellence in teaching, studio practice, and exhibition record. K–12 teaching certification and experience is desirable. We encourage candidates whose competencies in the formal elements of design are evident in their own practice and that of their students’ work. We also encourage applicants whose digital knowledge is substantial, and whose commitment to education produces inquisitive students and luminous teaching.

Application Instructions:

Upload your application to Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/25497. Include a cover letter, resume, teaching philosophy (including your thoughts on teaching discipline-based skills, advising, and creativity), artist statement, image list, and contact information for three references. Please submit 20 images of your work and 20 images of student work if applicable. It is helpful to know the context for the student work. Submit any videos by providing website links.

Deadline for submission is October 17, 2014 or until filled.


Address for sending applications:

Dean of the College
Augustana College

Email: humanresources@augie.edu
Email submissions are preferred.

~OR~
Dean of the College
Augustana College

Box 763
Sioux Falls, SD 57197

Telephone: 605.274.4110
Fax: 605.274.5547

Augustana College is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act and may be required to submit official transcripts upon employment.