The Department of Art in the School of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sculpture to begin in August 2023. The Art Department seeks a dynamic and flexible colleague to collaborate in further developing an innovative Sculpture curriculum that expands the conceptual and technical aspects of the discipline beyond traditional conventions. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to inclusive teaching excellence and possess the expertise to teach and work across multiple media, from traditional sculptural practices to expanded forms, which may include digital technologies, site-responsive installations, conceptual approaches, social practice, and/or performance.
Under the general supervision of the department chair, a person in this position is responsible for teaching undergraduate courses and advising students. In addition to preparing for and holding classes [face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online], teaching involves maintaining relevance in the content area related to the teaching assignment, evaluating students’ work, assessing student outcomes, and holding office hours. The individual is expected to maintain an active, ongoing program of scholarship/creative activity appropriate to the discipline. In addition, this individual will provide service to the department, college, and university and is expected to provide service to the community and/or the profession. The chair or dean may assign other duties. The academic year salary is competitive and includes fringe benefits and insurance programs.