The School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University continually seeks
qualified adjunct instructors to teach a variety of studio courses.
This is an open call for part-time adjunct instructors in the area
of Sculpture, Installation, and Site Work (SIS). This area focuses
on object making and fabrication, teaching a range of techniques in
wood, metals, mold making, soft sculpture, as well as mixed media
and site-specific installation. This area also teaches interactive
object making, physical computing, and various forms of digital
fabrication, including 3D printing and the uses of various CNC
Examples of courses for which we seek instructors include
foundation-, intermediate-, and advanced-level courses in wood,
metals, mold making and casting, soft sculpture, physical
computing, digital fabrication, mixed media, and installation.
Studio classes typically meet for three hours a day, two days a
week, over a 14-week semester. Studio courses have an average
enrollment of 15 students per class.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis all year long.
Candidates who meet criteria for needed courses will be contacted
during planning for the fall or spring semesters.
We encourage applications from members of groups that have been
marginalized or underrepresented in art and higher education and
who will contribute to the breadth of our program.
About The School of Art
The School of Art is one of five schools within the College of Fine
Arts, which also includes the Schools of Architecture, Design,
Drama, and Music. Benchmarks of the School include collaborative
relationships with innovative learning environments such as the
Center for Arts in Society, the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative
Inquiry, and IDeATe; and a unique curriculum that includes
contextual practice, critical theory, and technology alongside
programs in electronic and time-based media, painting, drawing, and
sculpture. The School of Art is ranked as number six in the US and
is currently number one in Time-Based and New Media by US News and
Carnegie Mellon University and the School of Art value equality of
opportunity and mutual respect and believe that a diverse campus
community is essential to enriching intellectual exchanges and
enhancing cultural understanding. As such, CMU does not
discriminate against any faculty, staff, or applicant for
employment on the basis of disability, protected veteran status,
race, ethnicity, or gender. Qualifications
Qualified candidates will have an MFA.
Please include both a CV and a link to view your artwork with your
application. In addition, please complete the form (within this
application) to provide general information about your areas of
expertise and skill sets in the area of Sculpture, Installation,
and Site Work.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Carnegie Mellon University shall abide by the requirements
of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These
regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals
based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with
disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals
based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors
and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in
employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion,
sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.