Art Education Full-Time Faculty

Position Summary:

The College for Creative Studies (CCS) invites applications for the position of Art Education full-time faculty.  This position reports to the Chair of Art Education and requires a “three/three” teaching load. Additionally, the candidate’s work is expected to demonstrably contribute to the efficient running of the Art Education Department, including assisting with curriculum and student placements at the art and design charter school located on the CCS campus.

Subject to final budgetary approval, this position will be filled by the start of the 2013/2014 academic year. Rank and compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Job Requirements:

Applicants must have a proven record of accomplishments as an art educator including a minimum of three years (or equivalent) K-12 art teaching in a public or private school system, higher education teacher preparation experience, knowledge of contemporary art education pedagogy, as well as demonstrated success in a studio area. Candidates must have a BFA, as well as an MA in education or art education, and a Ph.D. in Art Education or Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction or a closely related field.  Expertise in K-12 art methods, classroom management, and technology in the art room is essential.  Additional proficiency in educational psychology or special education, or possession of a reading endorsement, is desirable. Accreditation experience with the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC), National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), and/or Michigan Educator Preparation Institutions (EPI) is advantageous.




How to Apply:

CCS is an Equal Opportunity employer and educator. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants are required to submit a resume, statement of teaching philosophy supported by digital images of the applicant’s work--and the work of their students--on either CD or via URL to:

College for Creative Studies
Office of Human Resources
201 E. Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202-4034


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