Assistant Professor of Sculpture

Delta State University

United States

February 9, 2022

Description

Posting Details Job Title Assistant Professor of Sculpture

Working Title Assistant Professor of Sculpture Position Type Faculty Department Art Posting Number 201201225 Full or Part Time Full Time If Other, Please Explain: Tenure/Non-Tenure Track Tenure Track Salary Basis 9 month If Other, Please Explain:

Responsibilities

The Department of Art at Delta State University invites actively engaged artists to apply for a tenure-track faculty position as an Assistant Professor of Sculpture. Two-years teaching experience and strong evidence of a developed professional studio career is preferred but not required. This full-time appointment offers a competitive salary and benefits package and will commence August 2022. Applicants with diverse cultural, ethnic and national perspectives are encouraged to apply.

Successful candidates will have or show potential for having a national or international record of excellence in creative practice, innovative research, substantive scholarship and effective teaching. All candidates should have a strong interest in collaborative work as well as experience in, or a commitment to, working with diverse student populations in a culturally diverse work and educational environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The ideal candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses, mentor students within the context of an interdisciplinary art and design program and advise graduate students in a MFA low-residency program that is being initiated in 2022.

Teaching responsibilities include three-dimensional design, low & upper level sculpture courses, possibility of teaching Furniture Design, serve on department and university committees, advise students, and assist with other departmental duties. Candidate is expected to represent the Art Department on the DSU Sculpture Garden Committee providing oversight and assistance in sculpture Installations as necessary.

The position carries a 3:3 teaching load and the expectation of service to the department and the university. Upper-level courses may be stacked and some independent studies may be included. In addition to our Art majors, these courses may also interest students from across the university. The candidate will maintain sculpture facilities and equipment, keep an active professional practice and research, and participate in the university community.

Qualifications

MFA in Sculpture

Salary Commensurate with experience and qualifications Minimum Qualifications

MFA in Sculpture

Preferred Qualifications Special Instructions to Applicants

APPLICATION INFORMATION

• Cover letter addressing unique qualifications for the position • Curriculum vitae including names and contact information for three references • Statement of teaching philosophy • Digital portfolio submission or link to a curated website containing a digital portfolio showcasing your work and student work (10-20 images of each) including course syllabi (if applicable) • Unofficial transcripts (undergraduate and graduate)

Additional Information

Open Date 01/07/2022

Close Date Open Until Filled Yes

Posting Specific Questions

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  • Will you now or in the future require "sponsorship" for an employment based visa status?
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  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Other Document 2
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Document
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