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Sculpture Lecturer/Technician

Employer
Salisbury University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Jul 26, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Sculpture Lecturer/Technician

The Art Department in the Fulton School of Liberal Arts, is accepting applications for the position of Sculpture Lecturer/Technician. This is a full time, 10-month, non-tenure track position, beginning January 2022.

Area of Specialization: Sculpture

Primary Job Duties: Teach two courses (eight credits) per semester in the Sculpture area as assigned, and bear primary responsibility for the management of the Sculpture studios. A typical full-time load is three classes (12 credits) per semester. The one class release is to allow the successful candidate to devote time to the facility. Must be able to work in a collegial manner with other faculty to develop a diverse and vibrant 3D area which includes Glass and Ceramics, and support other areas in the Art Department as assigned. Will be responsible for managing and training student workers. Academic advising and service to the College and department are expected. Engage in the day-to-day operation and maintenance of all studio equipment in a large and newly developed facility, ensure a safe and professional working environment and assist in budgeting and ordering of equipment and supplies.

Minimum Qualifications: MFA in Sculpture or related field required. The ability to teach Beginning Sculpture.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience maintaining and developing iron and bronze foundry, welding, metalworking, and wood shops, including designing and building equipment. Ability to engage with technologies including 3D modeling, printing and CNC. Experience and expertise in managing and/or teaching upper-level classes in at least one of the studio areas listed above preferred. Experience with budget management and ordering of materials and supplies. At least basic fabrication skills and the ability to learn new skills as required. Experience supervising student workers and coordinating with staff and faculty across disciplines. Strong organizational and communication skills.

Applications received by September 6, 2021 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin January 24, 2022. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.    

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1) A letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statement of teaching philosophy; 4) List of technical skills and proficiencies 5) graduate and undergraduate transcripts (copies accepted); 6) the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references. 7.) 15 images each of professional and student work through Salisbury.slideroom or via a weblink. Please label student images with material, scale and project information. All other documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the online employment application system. Label all uploaded files with your last name and type of document. Do not send any other documents via E-mail. If you have any questions about the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, David Smith at dssmith@salisbury.edu.

This position is based in Salisbury, MD, an area with a culturally diverse population with rich cultural experiences. Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 60 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and ‘best values’ by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/.

Salisbury University (SU) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunities to all qualified people. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President, Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, 100 Holloway Hall, Tel. (410) 548-3508.

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