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Assistant/Associate Professor in Sculpture and Integrated Practices (71102)

Employer
Pratt Institute
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 3, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant/Associate Professor in Sculpture and Integrated Practices (71102)


Location: Brooklyn, NY

Description:
The Fine Arts Department in the School of Art at Pratt Institute invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Sculpture and Integrated Practices, to commence Fall 2022. The department seeks candidates with demonstrated critical and technical knowledge of both material-based and digital making processes in sculpture with an emphasis on contemporary art practices. The candidate's work should engage two or more of the following: contemporary sculpture, sculptural installation, integrated practices, hybrid practices, public sculpture, and/or social practice. The candidate should be able to demonstrate significant experience and achievement as a professional artist exhibiting nationally and internationally, have a minimum of three years' teaching experience at the college level, and hold an MFA or equivalent.

The successful candidate will teach studio and technical classes at the graduate and undergraduate levels in addition to electives in their speciality, conduct critiques, provide service to the Department—including committee work and curriculum development—, play an engaged role in the life of the Institute, and maintain an active studio and/or professional practice. The successful candidate will also have leadership abilities and the collaborative skills to work alongside colleagues in strengthening the Sculpture and Integrated Practices area of the department.

Fine Arts undergraduate areas of emphasis are Painting, Drawing, Sculpture and Integrated Practices, Printmaking, and Jewelry. In addition, the Fine Arts Department offers a minor in Ceramics. The MFA in Fine Arts is an interdisciplinary graduate program, currently located 1.5 miles from Pratt's Brooklyn campus in the Pfizer Building on Flushing Avenue, offering areas of emphasis in Painting/Drawing, Sculpture, Integrated Practices, and Printmaking.

Pratt's School of Art provides a rigorous, student-centered education that emphasizes risk-taking and exploration. We are a dynamic community of students, faculty, and staff committed to meeting the challenges of the 21st century. Our programs develop through a mutual, sustained process of critique, articulation, and reflection, and foster an interdisciplinary environment that allows students to broaden their creative thinking and pursuits. Guided by outstanding faculty, students learn to integrate theory and practice, develop their creative voices, and actively engage with the world.

Located on Pratt's historic 25-acre campus in the culturally diverse neighborhood of Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, Pratt is an internationally recognized school of architecture, art, design, and information science, which draws students from diverse cultural and geographic backgrounds. We are committed to advancing diversity and inclusion in our curriculum as well as in the ranks of our faculty, students, and staff and seek applicants who can contribute to the furtherance of these goals.


Qualifications:

  • MFA or equivalent

  • Minimum 3 years teaching experience at the college level

  • Strong record of professional accomplishment

  • Strong understanding of art historical and contemporary issues across diverse cultures

  • Technical knowledge of material-based and digital making processes

  • Leadership qualities; a desire and potential for a leadership role within the faculty

  • Ability to work collaboratively across the Institute

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills

  • Ability to work well with diverse populations

Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Application Instructions:
To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/99266

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, marital or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity or expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Pratt Institute recognizes and values the benefits of a diverse workforce.




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