Assistant Professor of Art (Painting and Drawing), Brevard College (Brevard, NC)
Monday, December 04, 2017 01:43 PM

Brevard College seeks an enthusiastic teacher and active artist for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Art position. This position requires an MFA from an accredited institution and demonstrated success in the college studio setting. 

The successful candidate should be well versed in the history, theory, and contemporary practice of painting and will teach courses in painting, foundation area drawing and design, and other courses in general education curriculum. The standard teaching load is 24 semester hours per year. Participation in the art profession and engagement in College service through student advising, committee work and other forms of leadership are also required. The Brevard College Art program is a part of the Division of Fine Arts, which includes Art, Music, and Theatre. 

Brevard College, founded in 1853, is a residential liberal arts college. Situated in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Brevard College is located 33 miles southwest of Asheville, North Carolina. Brevard College is committed to an experiential liberal arts education that encourages personal growth and inspires artistic, intellectual and social action. Our faculty purposefully engage with learners in direct experience and focused reflection in order to increase knowledge, develop skills and clarify values. 

The starting date for this position is August 2018. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living environment, Brevard College conducts background investigations on all final candidates being considered for employment. 

Applicants must submit the following in three separate PDF files

PDF 1: Cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, artist’s statement, contact information for three professional references, and graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the application stage; official transcripts will be required before the finalist can be hired). 
PDF 2: Representative examples of personal work. 
PDF 3: Representative examples of student work, if applicable. 

Please name files using the following format: 

  • lastname_app.pdf 
  • lastname_personal.pdf 
  • lastname_student.pdf 
Submit to: 
Art Painting and Drawing Search Committee Chair 
Brevard College 
One Brevard College Drive 
Brevard, NC 28712 


Additional information is available at our College website, Brevard College seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.