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Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Art

University of New Mexico
New Mexico, United States
$55,000.00 - $55,000.00
Date posted
Dec 17, 2020

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

University of New Mexico, Assistant Professor in Interdisciplinary Art.  Probationary appointment leading to a tenure decision.  1.0 FTE.  The new faculty member will teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, advise MFA students, and serve on graduate committees when requested.  Salary:  $55,000. Start August 16, 2021.  MINIMUM:  M.F.A. in Studio Art with emphasis in Sculpture, New Media, Social Practice, or related fields.  Active exhibition record utilizing interdisciplinary approaches.  Two years cumulative university-level teaching experience as instructor of record after the M.F.A. PREFERRED:  Demonstrated interest in contributing to a contemporary interdisciplinary setting in an atmosphere of close faculty-student mentoring.  Conversant in contemporary issues of critical theory and aesthetics. Expertise and ability to teach two or more of the following: wood, metal, installation, fibers, digital fabrication, moldmaking/casting, small-scale metals.  Ability to provide mentorship to graduate students across disciplines. Excellent communication skills and an interest in collaboration.  A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities. 

All applicants must apply online at the University of New Mexico web site:, Req#14218.  Please attach as part of the application in the UNMJobs system: (1) a letter of application that includes contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service; (2) CV with names and complete addresses (mailing, telephone, and e-mail) of three recommenders; (3) maximum of three representative course syllabi; (4) teaching philosophy; (5) artist statement; (6) 20 examples of your work, with a list of images, including title, year, medium, and size. (7) 10 examples of student work, with a list of images, including title, year, medium, and size.  Image portfolio should be uploaded as a screen-resolution PDF file.  If selected for the position, you will need to provide official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements required as a minimum requirement for this position prior to your initial employment with UNM.  APPLICATION DEADLINE: For best consideration, all application materials must be received by January 31, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.  For further information, UNM's confidentiality policy ("Recruitment and Hiring," Policy #3210), which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at  EEO/AA.



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