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Texas Tech School of Art fosters an environment of success, both for our students and our employees. When you work here, you become part of our campus community that's dedicated to advancing each other personally and professionally.

In the School of Art, we stand committed to an ongoing engagement with diversity in ways that increase social and cultural awareness, challenge content knowledge, and circulate an empathetic understanding of one another, across all facets of our community. This is evidenced by opportunities for students, staff, and faculty that include start-up funding for new faculty; opportunities to advance equity and inclusivity through research, pedagogy, and reshaping the curriculum; participation in the TTU Institute for Inclusive Excellence; and highlighted issues in the Race & Social Justice in the Arts Speaker Series.

Lubbock is a community where the arts collaborate. The School of Art works closely with the Charles Adams Studio Project (CASP), the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts (LHUCA), the Lubbock Arts Alliance, the Museum of Texas Tech, and the Schools of Music and Theatre & Dance in the J. T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts to provide stimulating and at times challenging arts experiences in this fine community.

Assistant Professor of Art History, Pre-Modern (Tenure-Track)

The Texas Tech University J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts, in collaboration with the School of Art, is accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Professor in Art History. Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. in Art History or related disciplines with specialization in the pre-modern era (pre- 1600) that engages the artistic, visual, and material cultures of Europe in its intersectional encounters with the circum-Mediterranean, circum-Atlantic, or circum-Pacific. The successful candidate will teach advanced undergraduate and graduate courses within their area(s) of specialization as well as the core curriculum pre-1400 art history survey course. Service in this full-time position will start at the beginning of the 2022 Fall semester. Please see the full position description for details. Apply directly at the Texas Tech University job application website, referencing requisition number 25830BR.

Assistant Professor of Art History, Art of the Americas (Tenure-Track)

The Texas Tech University J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts, in collaboration with the School of Art, is accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Professor in Art History. The successful candidate will begin service in this full-time position at the beginning of the Fall 2022 semester. Ph.D. in Art History with specialization in Post-1492 Art of the Americas, degree obtained by August 2022. Candidates must be committed to quality education, serving diverse populations, and working as a team member. We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute to our graduate programs by teaching courses at the Masters level. Demonstrable interest in art-historical methodology as well as in art-historical investigation. Evidence or strong indication of sustained research and publication. Commitment to continual growth as an educator and researcher within a state university system. Strong interest in helping to accomplish the goals of the Art History area, the School, College, and the University. Candidates who have clear potential to support scholarship by extramural funding, as appropriate to research specialization, are encouraged to apply. Please see the full position description for details. Apply directly at the Texas Tech University job application website, referencing requisition number 26797BR.

Assistant Professor of Graphic Design (Tenure-Track)

The Texas Tech University J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts, in collaboration with the School of Art, is accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of graphic design. Our comprehensive B.F.A. curriculum focuses on design thinking, concept development, social awareness, and preparation for entering the professional design practice. We seek a forward-thinking individual who will foster positive relationships and inspire students in a highly collaborative environment. An individual who is eager to contribute to a small but driven program with a solid track record of student success. The ideal candidate will prepare students for both traditional graphic design and emerging digital technologies, including but not limited to web and social media design. The candidate will continue professional research relevant to graphic design with a vision towards future advancements related to a curriculum that addresses students' needs as they enter the professional field. The successful candidate will begin service in this full-time position at the beginning of the 2022 fall semester. Please see the full position description for details. Apply directly at the Texas Tech University job application website, referencing requisition number 26600BR.

Assistant Professor of Illustration (Tenure-Track)

The Texas Tech University School of Art (TTU SOA) is accepting applications for a full time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Illustration starting Fall 2022. We are seeking a successful professional illustrator with forward-thinking ideas about the practice of illustration as anchored in traditional media (drawing, painting, printmaking) while rapidly evolving in new digital forms, and its application to a broad spectrum of employment outcomes, including industry, entertainment, non-profit, or government sectors. The TTU SOA Studio Art program is moving towards the development of an Illustration minor to expand professional career options for our students. Our program seeks to balance existing strengths in traditional studio media with expanded offerings in industry-driven fields and envisions this position to meld professional expertise in illustration with a fine arts studio context, such as Printmaking. Please see the full position description for details. Apply directly at the Texas Tech University job application website, referencing requisition number 26183BR.

Assistant Professor of Transmedia (Tenure-Track)

The Texas Tech University School of Art (TTU SOA) is accepting applications for a full-time, Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Transmedia starting fall 2022.  The ideal candidate will be able to teach topics such as 2d animation, storyboarding, character design, etc. with a focus on helping students create portfolios that are relevant to various industry-related fields. We are seeking someone with forward-thinking ideas about new digital forms of making and its application to a broad spectrum of creative and employment outcomes including industry, entertainment, non-profit, or government sectors. Our program seeks to interweave existing strengths in traditional studio media with expanded offerings in technology-driven fields. Please see the full position description for details. Apply directly at the Texas Tech University job application website, referencing requisition number 26547BR.