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Work at the School of Art

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 in 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. This position seeks a dynamic and talented graphic designer with a commitment to helping to guide the graphic design program to national distinction and nurturing the next generation of graphic designers/educators/scholars enrolled in our BFA program. The successful candidate will begin service in this full-time position at the beginning of the 2021 fall semester. Candidates who have strong academic records supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University 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 22532BR.

Assistant Professor in Transmedia (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 transmedia. This position seeks a dynamic and talented artist with a commitment to helping to guide the new transmedia program and nurture the next generation of artists enrolled in our BFA program. The successful candidate will begin service at the beginning of the 2021 fall semester. Candidates who have strong academic records supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University 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 22586BR.

Assistant Professor of Practice in Life Drawing/Illustration 

The Texas Tech University School of Art (TTU SOA) is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor of Practice in Life Drawing with a specialty in Illustration starting fall 2021. This is a continuing appointment position renewable upon successful periodic performance evaluations. To meet the ever-changing demands for visual artists in this field, it is critical for our students to be equipped with both mature life drawing skills and expertise in applicable digital technology. We are looking for a visual artist with forward thinking ideas about drawing and illustration and their application to a broad spectrum of employment outcomes, including industry, entertainment, non-profit, or government sectors. The TTU SOA Drawing program is moving towards the development of an Illustration minor to expand professional career options for our students, while also offering in demand courses in areas of concept art and character design for our growing Transmedia program. Please see the full position description for details. Apply directly at the Texas Tech University job application website, referencing requisition number 22585BR.