Part-Time Position in Fine Arts

Published: Friday, Jul 26, 2013

St. Thomas University invites applications for an instructor to teach the following course in Fredericton from September to December 2013:

Semester 1:
FNAR 2183A Ideas in Art, TTH, 11:30 AM – 12:50 PM
This course focuses on major ideas in art, art theory, and aesthetics since 1945. Students explore subject matter through lectures, readings, projects, excursions and written assignments relating practical applications with theoretical ideas. Subject matter will consider major visual artists and movements such as Abstract Expressionism, Pop, Minimalism and Conceptual art. (Maximum enrolment: 40)
St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution whose roots are in the faith and tradition of the Roman Catholic Church. With a full-time enrolment of 2,400, its students graduate with Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Education, and Social Work degrees. The faculty members are distinguished teachers, researchers and scholars, and the university holds four Canada Research Chairs.
An MFA or equivalent is preferred. Each applicant is to submit a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching portfolio preferred), and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Dr. Martin Kutnowski, Director, Fine Arts Programme, St. Thomas University, Fredericton NB E3B 5G3.
Closing date: August 13, 2013, or when position is filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their completed applications, including letters of reference, are received by this date.
An equal opportunity employer, St. Thomas University is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. The university welcomes applications from all faiths and backgrounds. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.