Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Art
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: hr.unm.edu, 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 http://www.unm.edu/~ubppm. EEO/AA.