13 Jan 2017

Full-Time Job Assistant Professor of Arts Education

Westminster College (Job Poster) – Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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Beverley Taylor Sorenson Assistant Professor of Arts Education

Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah, invites applications for the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Professor of Arts Education, a full-time, continuing position at the rank of assistant professor that begins in August 2017.

The successful candidate will be a successful teaching artist or arts education professional who will coordinate Westminster College’s involvement in Utah’s Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program (BTSALP).

The BTSALP was created in 2009 to enhance the social, emotional, academic, and arts learning of students in kindergarten through grade six by integrating arts teaching and learning into core subject areas and by providing professional development for positions that support arts education.
This program is a teaching partnership between highly qualified arts specialists and classroom teachers in 300 Utah elementary schools, 31 school districts, 16 charter schools, 99 Title I schools and has seven university partners, serving over 200,000 Utah students.
This program brings music, visual arts, dance, and theatre back into the classroom and these art forms integrate with language arts, math, social studies, and science.

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Depending on area of expertise, the successful candidate will teach one course per semester in the School of Education or the School of Arts and Sciences. Additional responsibilities include supporting Sorenson Fellows in the Masters of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program and overseeing the Westminster College ArtsBridge program. This position is funded by the Sorenson Legacy Foundation. http://sorensonlegacyfoundation.org/about/beverley_taylor_sorenson

Minimum Qualifications
Terminal degree (e.g., PhD or MFA) in Arts Education, Art, Dance, Music, Theatre, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications
Demonstrated experience supporting the learning and success of all students, including those historically underrepresented in higher education (such as students of color, LGBTQ+ students, students with disabilities, and first-generation college students).

Successful teaching experience at the K-12 and/or college level, as well as experience mentoring in-service teachers and/or student teachers.

An active agenda for scholarship, research, publication, exhibition, and/or performance.

Demonstrated experience in professional service, such as participating in collaborative partnerships across campus or with external communities.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply please complete an application on the online application system and include an application letter, resume, and contact information of three references. In the application letter, please describe your experience and skills in facilitating the learning of all students, including those historically underrepresented in higher education. Review of applicants will begin February 6, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
This position is contingent on budgetary approval.



• Job Title: Assistant Professor of Arts Education
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: Westminster College
• website: https://www.westminstercollege.edu
• Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts, arts education, assistant professor, teaching, and theatre. Location: Utah.