Assistant Professor of Art

Foundation in Studio Art or Art History | Curate Art Gallery | Participate in Ongoing Education

Briar Cliff University of Iowa, an institution committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective, seeks applications for a 9-month, full-time Assistant Professor of Art to start in the Fall of 2023.


Candidates must have earned a terminal degree, preferably either an M.F.A. in Studio Art or a Ph.D. in Art History or show evidence of the planned receipt of the degree before the Fall 2023 semester.


  • Teach a 4/4 load with course release for administrative duties. Typical courses include art history, art appreciation, drawing, design, and studio courses.
  • Curate and maintain the campus art gallery.
  • Serve on committees and participate in ongoing education through our Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, graduate transcripts, a teaching statement, a portfolio of artwork or publications, and the names and contact information of three references who will not be contacted without consent.

Briar Cliff University is an equal opportunity employer.