Visiting Assistant Professor, Painting

West Virginia University, School of Art & Design

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West Virginia University, School of Art & Design is seeking nominations and applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Art – Painting. The position is a full-time, 9-month appointment commencing August 16, 2019.


Teach all levels of Painting: Introduction, Advanced, Senior Projects, and Graduate. Teaching assignment is 3 courses per semester.

May be asked to teach in the foundations program.

Co-Manage the Painting Program, studios, and equipment.

Continue professional and creative development sufficient to meet the expectations of a Carnegie Research 1, land-grant University.

Participate in committee assignments, academic advising, professional service, and recruitment.


MFA in studio art with an emphasis in painting.

Demonstrate achievement in teaching.

Independent teaching experience

A strong record of exhibitions

A proven working knowledge of oil and acrylic mediums

Written and oral communication skills consistent with and complementary to the expectations of a public research university

One (1) year teaching experience at the college or university level in a comprehensive studio arts program is preferred.

Experience in the recruitment of quality graduate and undergraduate students is preferred.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply online at A complete application must include:

  • A letter of application

  • Curriculum vitae

  • Artist statement

  • Teaching Philosophy and sample syllabus

  • 20 Digital images (in JPEG, PDF, or PowerPoint format only) of personal work

  • 20 Digital images (in JPEG, PDF, or PowerPoint format only) of student work

  • Names and contact information (address, email, telephone) of 3-5 references that may be contacted by the School of Art & Design Director

Posted on May 14