The Department of Art within the College of Fine Arts at Florida State University (FSU) seeks applicants for a one year visiting Assistant Professor in Sculpture within an interdisciplinary art department.
Find the official posting here: https://art.fsu.edu/one-year-visiting-assistant-professor-in-sculpture/
Candidates will have a commitment to sustained investigation in contemporary art, with primary artistic research in sculpture. Ideal candidates will be comfortable working across disciplines and encompassing broader approaches to art practice and teaching.
The position requires an MFA or equivalent professional experience in the visual arts, emerging or established recognition in the field of sculpture, a clear record of excellence in teaching and strong communication skills, and an understanding of a wide array of curricular and artistic methodologies. Knowledge of the history, criticism and theories of visual art with a specific focus on sculpture and 3D making is required.
Skills in wood and metal fabrication are required along with a wide-ranging knowledge of materials and their applications. Knowledge of ceramics is preferred. As an interdisciplinary department, we are interested in candidates who may have additional skills, such as: digital fabrication, video and time-based media, installation, performance, etc. The position provides the opportunity for new course development, according to the skills and interests of the candidate.
The candidate will have responsibilities in research/creative activity, teaching and limited service. Primary teaching responsibilities include beginning to advanced undergraduate and graduate courses that address concepts and practices in contemporary sculpture. This position has a 3/2 teaching load.
DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAMS:
The Department of Art offers undergraduate BA/BFA programs and a 3-year MFA in Studio Art. Our programs encourage interdisciplinary freedom through a wide range of emerging and traditional art practices, while also offering concentrations in digital media, painting and drawing, ceramics, sculpture, photography, printmaking, and photographic/artist books. Both BFA and MFA programs provide students large personal studios and exhibition spaces.
FSU is a public, fully accredited, coeducational research institution with the Carnegie Foundation’s highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, with strong support for faculty research and exhibition and is committed to fostering an academic community of excellence.
RANK AND SALARY:
One year Assistant Professor, 9-month appointment.
Salary is competitive and negotiable, depending upon qualifications and experience. Florida State University is an equal employment opportunity employer and educational provider committed to a policy of non-discrimination. AA, EOE, WMA.
Candidates must complete an online application at https://jobs.fsu.edu. The FSU e-Recruit Job Opening number is 40076.
Candidates must also submit via Slideroom at https://fsuart.slideroom.com/#/login/program/30321/XKSOikpueP.
Each bulleted item below should be submitted as a separate PDF:
- Cover letter with contact information (addressed to Sculpture Search Committee Chair) with names and contact information for 3 references
- CV and Artist statement
- Teaching statement and relevant syllabi of courses taught (up to 3)
- 20 images/ links to online video (< 3:00 min each) of your recent work (approx. 1024×768 JPG) with list of titles/dates/media
- 20 images of student work with list of course title/date for each image
For full consideration, applications must be received by 4-29-16.