Location: Notre Dame, Indiana Open Date: Oct 27, 2020 Deadline: Feb 1, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Description:The Department of Art, Art History and Design at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in sculpture at the rank of assistant professor to begin fall 2021.
The Department seeks an innovative artist with an expanded understanding of contemporary practice in sculpture, including conceptual approaches, craft-based investigations, digital advances in sculpture, and courses at the intersection of art and design. Candidates should be knowledgeable in the technical and critical aspects of the medium and highly committed to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses related to sculpture in a multidisciplinary curriculum. Qualified applicants must have an active exhibition record that demonstrates a trajectory of increasing recognition required of a research and teaching university. The appointed faculty member will be expected to contribute to curriculum development, engage in academic and professional service, participate in departmental critiques and MFA theses, and work collaboratively across all three divisions of the department. The terminal degree (MFA) in studio art is required for this position. Candidates must have a minimum of three years of teaching and professional experience beyond graduate school.
The Department of Art, Art History, and Design has twenty-two full-time faculty members and is located within the College of Arts and Letters. The studio art program is one part of an exciting, trans-disciplinary creative studies department including studio artists, art historians, and visual communication and industrial designers. The Snite Museum of Art and the Charles B. Hayes Sculpture Park are located on campus and the University will soon break ground on the new Raclin-Murphy Art Museum. The department is committed to a collaborative teaching and learning environment within the context of a liberal arts education. The department also has a strong commitment to inclusive excellence and an expectation that candidates have an interest in or show support for diversity, respect, and inclusion. https://artdept.nd.edu/
The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff, and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). Salary is competitive and includes full benefits package.
To Apply: Please include the following as one or more PDF files: 1) a letter of interest outlining how your credentials and experience meet the qualifications and responsibilities of the position, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) relevant syllabi, 4) a visual portfolio including evidence of professional practice/ links to professional websites are also welcome, 5) three references with contact information only.
Application Deadline: February 1, 2021. Start date for this position is August, 2021.
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Please take notice: Due to the Pandemic, the University is on extended winter recess until late January, when we will reconvene our search committee and begin reviewing all applications for this position. We appreciate your interest in the position and will be getting back to everyone as soon as possible.
Sculpture Search Committee Department of Art, Art History and Design University of Notre Dame
Qualifications: Candidates must have:
MFA in Studio Art
A minimum of three years of teaching and professional experience beyond graduate school.
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.
Equal Opportunity Employment Statement The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
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