Position: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, Director of the Art Therapy Program (Regular, Full-time)
College: College of Arts, Sciences and Letters, Department of Art and Music
Reports to: Department Chair
FLSA: Exempt

Marian University is a Catholic applied liberal arts community that welcomes diverse spiritual traditions. Sponsored by the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes, Marian University engages students in the education of the whole person. We embrace justice and compassion and transform lives for professional service and leadership in the global community.

Marian University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position as Assistant Professor/Director of the Art Therapy Program.  Responsibilities include teaching expressive and therapeutic arts courses and may include one or more studio art or art history courses.  Program responsibilities include curriculum development, community networking, student advising, and supervision of field experience sites and students.

Minimum qualifications: M.A. or M.S.; Preferred qualification of M.F.A. or Ph.D. Must be a registered Art Therapist, board certified. Previous teaching experience at the college level required. Willing to support the Mission and Core Values of Marian University.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, teaching evaluations, examples of exhibited professional artwork and student or client artwork (please submit as a PDF, any media files should be either linked or embedded to the portfolio PDF), names and contact information of three references to: muapplicants@marianuniversity.edu. Please use ‘Assistant Professor/Director of Art Therapy’ in the subject line of the email.

Deadline: February 1, 2019.


Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the receipt of criminal background and reference check information; and the determination that the candidate remains eligible and suitable for employment.