Delta State University
Assistant Professor of Sculpture
Full or Part Time:
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
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9 monthCommensurate with experience and qualifications
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
- Cover letter addressing unique qualifications for the
- Curriculum vitae including names and contact information for
- 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
- 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 DSUHRJobs@deltastate.edu
Once letters are received we will add them to your application
materials. Since letters are optional, links will not be
Open Until Filled:
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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