Assistant Professor in Art

Spearfish, South Dakota, United States

Job description

Black Hills State University is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure track position in 3-D Techniques and Foundations of Art as part of its Bachelor of Fine Arts and Art Education Programs.

Black Hills State University offers BFAs in Graphic Design, Photography, and Studio Art as well as a BSEd in K-12 Art Education. The course load is four classes per semester. Subjects to be taught may include Ceramics, Sculpture, 3-D Design, Design Concepts in Crafts Media, and foundations courses in studio art as necessary.

The successful applicant will have experience in (or a strong understanding of), the following:
*Sculptural techniques in additive and subtractive media.
*Ceramics techniques including firing and glaze materials.
*3-D Design
*Foundations of art, including 2-D Design

Experience in any of the following areas is also desirable:
*Installation work
*4-D Art
*3-D printing

MFA course work expected complete by August 1st 2018. Minimum of one year teaching experience and/or professional workshop level teaching experience in 3D media or related field is desired.

How to apply

Applications must be made online at Candidates must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts and three letters of reference. In addition, submission of 20 images of personal work need to be sent in JPEG format to Desy Schoenewies, Search and Screen Chair, College of Liberal Arts at This position is open until filled with a first review date of 01/15/2018 at 11PM MDT. For application assistance, please contact Human Resources at 605.642.6545. Questions specific to the position may directed towards Desy Schoenewies at

Black Hills State University is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of a satisfactory background check.

Black Hills State University, located in the heart of the northern Black Hills – Spearfish, South Dakota, offers 72 academic programs at the associate, bachelor, and master degree levels. BHSU, which has nearly 4,500 students, has earned a reputation for transforming lives through innovative, high-quality academic programs and a dynamic learning community.