Assistant/Associate Professor of Art - Painting

University of Virginia

Charlottesville , VA

ID: 7054816
Posted: December 12, 2018

Job Description

Posting Summary:
Click here for an example. The McIntire Department of Art in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Virginia seeks a contemporary fine artist specializing in painting for a tenure-track position as either an Assistant or Associate Professor of Art. This full-time position will be based in the Painting Concentration of the Studio Art Program.

We seek an experienced instructor whose primary practice is painting. The successful applicant's knowledge of current and emerging trends, as well as skill of painting, will complement and support the department's other fine arts concentrations that include printmaking, sculpture, photography, new media and cinematography. A relevant terminal degree (MFA) is required along with an established exhibition history and evidence of current and ongoing creative practice.

The Art Department at UVA is focused on undergraduate studio art education within a liberal arts college. Qualified candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching and at least two years of college-level teaching experience beyond graduate school. Preferred qualifications include proven commitments to the enhancement of curricula, the mentorship of students, and the growth and success of an undergraduate Art program.

Review of applications will begin January 8, 2019. The application deadline is midnight (EST) on January 28, 2019. The appointment begins in Fall 2019, with an anticipated start date of August 25, 2019.

To apply, visit (or visit and search on Posting Number 0624599). Complete a Candidate Profile online and attach the following: a cover letter of interest describing current creative practice and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, a link to an online portfolio of representative personal creative work (attach to Portfolio/Creative Work), and contact information for three references.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact, Savanna Galambos, Faculty Search Advisor,

UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit

For more information about UVA and the surrounding area, please visit

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Required Applicant Documents: CV / Resume
Cover Letter
Contact information for 3 References - name, email, phone
Portfolio/Creative Work
E-mail a Friend:


Apply Now

Please mention to the employer that you saw this ad on