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Assistant Professor of Sculpture

Delta State University
Mississippi, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 15, 2023

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Faculty Positions, Arts, Art
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Employment Type
Full Time

Delta State University

Assistant Professor of Sculpture

Position Type: Faculty

Department: Art

Posting Number: 201201354

Full or Part Time: Full Time

Tenure/Non-Tenure: Tenure Track

Salary Basis: 9 month

The Department of Art at Delta State University invites actively engaged artists to apply for a tenure-track faculty position as an Assistant Professor of Sculpture. Two-years teaching experience and strong evidence of a developed professional studio career is preferred but not required. This full-time appointment offers a competitive salary and benefits package and will commence August 2023. Applicants with diverse cultural, ethnic and national perspectives are encouraged to apply.

Successful candidates will have or show potential for having a national or international record of excellence in creative practice, innovative research, substantive scholarship and effective teaching. All candidates should have a strong interest in collaborative work as well as experience in, or a commitment to, working with diverse student populations in a culturally diverse work and educational environment.


The ideal candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses, mentor students within the context of an interdisciplinary art and design program and advise graduate students in MFA in Studio Art (Low-Residency) program.

Teaching responsibilities include three-dimensional design, low & upper-level sculpture courses, possibility of teaching Furniture Design, serve on department and university committees, advise students, and assist with other departmental duties. Candidate is expected to represent the Art Department on the DSU Sculpture Garden Committee providing oversight and assistance in sculpture Installations as necessary.

The position carries a 3:3 teaching load and the expectation of service to the department and the university. Upper-level courses may be stacked and some independent studies may be included. In addition to our Art majors, these courses may also interest students from across the university. The candidate will maintain sculpture facilities and equipment, keep an active professional practice and research, and participate in the university community.

MFA in Sculpture MFA in Sculpture

9 monthCommensurate with experience and qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
MFA in Sculpture

Preferred Qualifications:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • Cover letter addressing unique qualifications for the position.
  • Curriculum vitae including names and contact information for three-five references.
  • Statement of teaching philosophy.
  • Digital portfolio submission or link to a curated website containing a digital portfolio showcasing your work and student work (10-20 images of each) including course syllabi (if applicable).
  • Unofficial transcripts (undergraduate and graduate).

Please include the names and contact information of 3 to 5 references. If you would like to add a letter of recommendation please upload them with your application under optional documents. You may also have them emailed to Once letters are received we will add them to your application materials. Since letters are optional, links will not be sent.

Additional Information:

Open Date: 11/07/2022

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Click Here

Delta State University is committed to a policy of equal employment and educational opportunity. Delta State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy extends to all programs and activities supported by the University. jeid-e7637c3675c96046964ed14942bcea74

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