PRIMARY DUTY: Teach foundational 3-D design,
introductory and advanced sculpture courses, Art Appreciation, and
supervise sculpture studios. Knowledge of casting and fabrication
processes required. Strong rendering and drawing skills
- Teach foundational 3-D design
- Teach introductory and advanced sculpture
- Teach Art Appreciation
- Perform other duties as assigned
Education: MFA in Sculpture
Skills: Casting, fabrication, and welding skills; drawing
Experience: MFA in Sculpture with professional experience
Skills: Knowledge and proficiency with casting foundry; mild
steel welding skills; basic knowledge of introductory sculptural
materials; strong drawing skills; also knowledge/proficiency with
laser machine, 3-d printer, and milling machine preferred.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Student employees
or lab assistants
CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY: Northwest Missouri State
University is a public, four-year institution located in Maryville,
MO, a community of 12,000 with a diverse economy and a strong
industrial and agricultural base. Maryville is located 45 miles
north of St. Joseph, MO; 90 miles north of Kansas City; and within
a 150-mile radius of Omaha, Lincoln, and Des Moines – all of which
have growing arts communities, nationally-recognized cultural
institutions, and rank high in studies on quality of life.
Northwest is a traditional, resident-based campus on 370 acres.
Designated as the Missouri Arboretum, campus is home to over 17,000
trees and was recently named one of the most amazing arboretums in
the U.S. Northwest promotes a diverse environment with students
representing 39 states and 35 countries, and total enrollment
amounts to over 6,500 students at undergraduate and graduate
levels. A four-time winner of the Missouri Quality Award, Northwest
is a teaching-focused institution. For more information, please
visit www.maryville.org and
DEPARTMENT: The Department of Fine and
Performing Arts is home to three academic disciplines – Art (150
majors), Music (100 undergraduate majors, NASM accredited), and
Theatre (60 majors). The Department focuses primarily on teaching,
providing a high degree of interaction between faculty and
students, as well as serving as a cultural hub for the region.
The Art discipline includes study in ceramics, sculpture,
drawing, graphic design, interactive digital media,painting,
fibers, photography, printmaking, art history, and teaching (K-12).
For more information visit our website at http://www.nwmissouri.edu/finearts/index.htm.
TO APPLY: To complete an application, go
Application materials should be uploaded on that site. Please
contact the Office of Human Resources at 660-562-1127 or email Anne
Long at firstname.lastname@example.org for more
information. Review of applications begins immediately and
continues until the position is filled.
APPLICATION MATERIALS: Letter of application,
one-page statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching
effectiveness (if available), one-page statement of design
philosophy, current resume, transcripts (unofficial are acceptable
prior to a hire), annotated slides of student work (if available),
annotated slides of your own work or other appropriate visual
documentation (i.e. CD, ZIP, DVD, video), at least five drawings in
non-computer generated media, and four references with phone and
email contact information.
INQUIRIES FOR THE POSITION CAN BE MADE
Dr. Kathryn Strickland, Sculpture Search Committee, email@example.com