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Search begins for Full Professor in Painting.

The School of Art at the University of Houston is seeking applicants for a position in the Painting Area beginning Fall 2014.

We are looking for an artist/teacher who has a dedicated commitment to painting and an active engagement with contemporary issues and discourse. The successful candidate should have a strong exhibition record with attendant critical attention, and an outstanding record as a professional and a teacher in the field of contemporary art. A national reputation for excellence is required.

Candidates must have a terminal degree, demonstrated teaching experience at the university level, and have a record of national and international exhibitions sufficient to warrant tenure. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses and seminars. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

The School of Art is part of a Tier One public research university with a proven commitment to the arts. In addition to Art, Design, and Art History, the University houses nationally recognized programs in Theatre, Music, and Creative Writing. Houston is a dynamic, multicultural city of 4 million with an active art and design community. Send CV, letter of application, and contact information for three professional references, to Dr. Rex Koontz, School of Art, University of Houston, 100 Fine Arts Building, Houston, TX 77204-4019. Supporting documentation of exhibition and publication record may be provided at the candidate’s discretion. No applications by email. To receive full consideration, applications should be received by January 15, 2014.

The University of Houston is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.