Assistant Teaching Professor of Visual Arts

  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Altoona, PA, USA
  • Oct 16, 2023
Full time Art & Art History

Job Description



Assistant Teaching Professor of Visual Arts

Penn State Altoona invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor of Visual Arts beginning in Spring 2024. This position is a one-year full-time position.

Teaching responsibilities will include a combination of general education, non-art major and Visual Art Studies (VAST) major courses in drawing, painting, and thematic-based studio courses based on candidate expertise and course schedule needs. The teaching load is 3 courses in the fall and 3 courses in the spring.

Penn State Altoona offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

The position requires a Master of Fine Arts degree in an appropriate field. A record of successful teaching in a higher education setting is preferred. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate liberal-arts education and a desire to collaboratively contribute to a growing program.

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Applicants should upload a letter of application establishing their qualifications; a current vita; a description of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness; transcripts (official transcripts required at the time of an interview); a link to view creative works via website, and contact information for 3 references. Please combine documents into one PDF file for submission on PSU jobs site.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For additional information about Penn State Altoona, please visit our web page at

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