Assistant Professor in Sculpture

University of Notre Dame
Indiana, United States
Competitive Salary
Oct 27, 2020
Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Art, Art History and Design at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in sculpture at the rank of assistant professor to begin fall 2021.

The Department seeks an innovative artist with an expanded understanding of contemporary practice in sculpture, including conceptual approaches, craft-based investigations, digital advances in sculpture, and courses at the intersection of art and design. Candidates should be knowledgeable in the technical and critical aspects of the medium and highly committed to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses related to sculpture in a multidisciplinary curriculum. Qualified applicants must have an active exhibition record that demonstrates a trajectory of increasing recognition required of a research and teaching university. The appointed faculty member will be expected to contribute to curriculum development, engage in academic and professional service, participate in departmental critiques and MFA theses, and work collaboratively across all three divisions of the department. The terminal degree (MFA) in studio art is required for this position. Candidates must have a minimum of three years of teaching and professional experience beyond graduate school.

The Department of Art, Art History, and Design has twenty-two full-time faculty members and is located within the College of Arts and Letters. The studio art program is one part of an exciting, trans-disciplinary creative studies department including studio artists, art historians, and visual communication and industrial designers. The Snite Museum of Art and the Charles B. Hayes Sculpture Park are located on campus and the University will soon break ground on the new Raclin-Murphy Art Museum. The department is committed to a collaborative teaching and learning environment within the context of a liberal arts education. The department also has a strong commitment to inclusive excellence and an expectation that candidates have an interest in or show support for diversity, respect, and inclusion.

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff, and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). Salary is competitive and includes a full benefits package.

To Apply: Please include the following as one or more PDF files: 1) a letter of interest outlining how your credentials and experience meet the qualifications and responsibilities of the position, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) relevant syllabi, 4) a visual portfolio including evidence of professional practice/ links to professional websites are also welcome, 5) three references with contact information only.

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