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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Visual Arts

ZAYED UNIVERSITY

Posted on August 14, 2019

5 - 6 years Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Bachelor of Science(Chemistry), Bachelor of Arts(Other). Any Nationality

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The College of Arts and Creative Enterprises seeks qualified candidates to teach in the area of Visual Arts with an appointment on the Dubai campus starting August 2019.
Candidates should be flexible and able to teach a variety of media from foundation level to senior studio. The candidate will be teaching primarily courses within Painting and Drawing, but depending on the candidate could include areas of Sculpture, Photography and/or Printmaking. Ideal candidates should have proven professional experience and thorough knowledge of historical and contemporary practices. An interdisciplinary approach to teaching Visual Arts is desirable. The ability to incorporate new technologies, such as digital painting, would be an asset, as would experience with graduate programs.
The Requirements:
Applicants must have earned a Doctorate or Master of Fine Arts degree in the appropriate disciplinary area. Experience with graduate programs would be an asset.
It is anticipated that the successful candidate will make a valuable contribution to the development of the programs in the College through building relationships and liaising with the local industry and contributing to the Internship Program, as well as support an integrated approach of the curriculum. They will encourage students to consider their future careers within a local, regional and international context and ensure that they are equipped to take up this challenge. The successful candidate should demonstrate versatility, forward thinking, and current best practices in the field of Visual Arts. The candidate s approach and experience in engaging students in visual art tools should be evident within their teaching portfolio statement of teaching philosophy, syllabi and samples of student work. They would also be expected to teach both introductory (Foundation) and advanced level courses. In addition to teaching, faculty are expected to provide service to the College and to the University; to participate in the development, evaluation and revision of the college curriculum; and actively engage in research activities leading to dissemination of creative activities and/or publications.
Successful candidates will also demonstrate:
• A proven record of excellence at baccalaureate-level teaching, ideally a minimum of 5 years teaching and 5 years professional experience.
• Dedication to curricular innovation.
• Commitment to a sustained pace of scholarship and/or creative activities.
• A record of professional accomplishment appropriate to their rank.
• Substantial level of computer literacy and a good proficiency of usage of IT in education.
• Willingness to provide service to the University and to the College.


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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

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