Tenure Track Opportunity in Visual Arts, Northwestern Polytechnic

Visual Arts Instructor Position

The Department of Fine Arts is seeking a versatile Visual Arts Instructor with a specialization in Drawing. This full-time sessional position will commence August 15, 2023 – April 30, 2024. This is a tenure track position based on favourable evaluations and budget.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate level courses in Visual Arts, advise students, assist with recruitment events, participate in critique sessions, mentor students, serve on department and college committees, and actively contribute to and participate in the Fine Arts Department’s vibrant co-curricular programming. The teaching load for this position is three to four courses/semester, depending on the weight of each course.

The successful candidate will teach the following core courses:
AR2410 Drawing I
AR2430 Drawing II
AR3410 Drawing III
AR3430 Drawing IV

The ability to instruct in additional studio areas or introductory Art History will be considered an asset.

Northwestern Polytechnic provides competitive salaries to its employees. Candidates who hold a Master’s degree are eligible to start at level III on the salary grid, with the increment to be determined based on their experience. For additional information, kindly refer to the Academic Staff Association collective agreement.

Learn more about the Department of Fine Arts.

How to Apply

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to www.nwpolytech.ca/careers and select the job posting.

Upon submission of CVs, please also include:

  • a cover letter;
  • 15 student images;
  • 20 artist images;
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Research Statement
  • Statement of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
  • reference list (3 professional references)

If the image files are too large, please email humanresources@nwpolytech.ca

The first review of applicants will occur on April 17, 2023, but the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. For general inquiries, please contact HR at humanresources@nwpolytech.ca.

Contact Information:
Human Resources Department, Northwestern Polytechnic
10726 106 Ave,
Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 4C4

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