Mississippi Valley State University

August 30, 2015

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August 04, 2015

Assistant Professor of Art




Fine Arts



Assistant Professor of Art


Appointment Conditions:

Full-time (9-months) Tenure Track


Commensurate with qualifications and experience 

Position Available:


Job Description:


Faculty will service the department by teaching courses in graphic and art design and related art courses; maintains course records including course syllabi, roll book, and office hours; advising students, perform in are of expertise; will serve as a resource for students; maintains a regular presence at scheduled campus performances, aids in recruitment and demonstrates professional skills including achievement in the area of performance artistry and craft expertise; will perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications Desired:

Three years of teaching experience preferred; candidates who have completed an MFA or equivalent in graphic art design or a closely related field with professional design experience is required, including three years of college level graphic design teaching experience or legitimate professional experience is preferred.  Candidates with less than three years work experience maybe considered depending on high-level college accolades and strong recommendations from accredited sources; must be able to demonstrate teaching success and domostrate skills in area of expertise as an artist. 

Application Deadline:

Open until filled 

Application Procedure:

Please send application, Curriculum Vitae with exhibition history, official transcript and three letters of professional recommendation,  a portfolio of up to 20 images of applicant's work and a student portfolio (if available) up to 20 images on a disc with an image list mailed to us OR a link to the artist's website, artist statement, and teaching philosophy to 


Mississippi Valley State University

Office of Human Resources

MVSU 7260

14000 Highway 82 West

Itta Bena, MS 38941



Mississippi Valley State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer