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Rhode Island School of Design Assistant Professor in Residence, Teaching + Learning in Art + Design in Providence, Rhode Island

Job Summary Overview:

The Department of Teaching + Learning in Art + Design ( TLAD ), Rhode Island School of Design, invites applications for a 1-year term, full-time faculty appointment, at the rank of Assistant Professor in Residence, to commence fall 2021. Rhode Island School of Design ( RISD ) recognizes diversity and inclusivity as fundamental to its learning community and integral to an art and design education. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, scholarship, professional practice, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

TLAD seeks a colleague to enhance and advance the Department’s record of innovation and commitment to an engaged role in supporting contemporary approaches to art and design education in urban public schools and K-12 arts education initiatives throughout Rhode Island.

Job Qualifications Required:

• Earned Ph.D. or Ed.D in Art Education, or related field. ABD candidates with commensurate experience teaching at the secondary school level may also be considered. • Evidence of a high level of scholarly practice. • Full-time art teaching experience at the secondary school level. • College teaching experience. • Command of contemporary theoretical and pedagogical practices in K-12 art and design teaching and learning. • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity in art and design education. • Ability to teach and advise graduate students at the Masters’ level and supervise the development of thesis work. • Familiarity with state standards governing teacher education program approval and teacher licensure. • Ability to work supportively with students, faculty, staff, clinical educators and alumni in the maintenance and development of a professional learning community. • Confident communication skills, with proven ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.

Job Qualifications Preferred:

Multiple years full-time teaching art or design in an urban public high school, with appropriate certification. • Experience with practicum and student teaching supervision. • Experience in working with high school students in out-of-school time programming. • Demonstrated experience in the integration of new media technology in the teaching and learning environment. • Active membership in relevant professional association(s). • Experience teaching in online and hybrid modalities.

Employment Type: Full-Time

Department: Teach + Learn in Art + Design