Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Education

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Alfred, NY, US
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Alfred University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications for a visiting assistant professor of Art Education (to begin in August 2020) with the possibility of entering a full-time tenure-track position. We seek a qualified teacher in Art Education to guide a successful and dynamic program, representing a partnership between the School of Art and Design and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. We seek an educator committed to excellence in the field of teacher education who will help students connect theory and practice in the classroom and who brings a current understanding of best pedagogical practices and technology. This position provides opportunities to mentor students and to work with our programs in Early, Childhood, and Adolescent Education.


Teaching undergraduate courses in Art and Adolescent Methods of Education
Supervision of teacher candidates in field experiences in local schools
Placement and supervision of teacher candidates in local classrooms for student teaching
Teaching an Introduction to the Inclusive Classroom course
Serving as a liaison to the School of Art and Design for our cooperative program in Visual Arts Education
Serving as a liaison to cultivate relationships with local schools and Art faculty members
Pursuing an active program of scholarly inquiry
Advising and Mentoring students in Art and Adolescent Education
Engaging in service to the Education Division, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. the University, the community. and the profession

Earned doctorate desired, ABO considered for an instructor rank position
Teaching experience in the PK-12 classroom
Background/experience in Special Education preferred
Experience with culturally responsive teaching with academically, culturally, and economically diverse learners in inclusive classroom settings
Experience with educational technology

Review of applications will begin on April I, 2020. Submit application letter, vita, and statements on teaching philosophy and research plans. Three letters of reference should be sent to Official transcripts will be required for employment.

Contact: Search Committee, Division of Education, Alfred University. I Saxon Drive. Alfred. NY 14802 or email More information at

Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.