Full-time tenure track Position in Interdisciplinary Practices



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Job description

Waltham, MA

The Department of Fine Arts, Brandeis University, invites applications for tenure track interdisciplinary practices position. This is a full-time appointment starting at the level of assistant professor.

Brandeis University is a medium-sized private research university located in the metropolitan Boston area. The faculty of the Department of Fine Arts is comprised both of artists and art historians. An excellent visiting artists program and the Rose Art Museum are on-campus resources that augment the studio curriculum. Additional information regarding the Fine Arts department and learning goals can be obtained from the departmental website: http://www.brandeis.edu/departments/finearts/

Qualifications: MFA or equivalent experience in sculpture, with a minimum of 3 years of college teaching experience beyond the level of teaching assistantships, and an active exhibition record. This position requires a background with some combination of three- dimensional studio processes and materials, digital media capabilities, performance, social practice, and/or installation practices. Candidates must have a thorough knowledge of contemporary art and art history; be comfortable working with students at the introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels; and be able to teach formal and conceptual skills within a liberal arts university setting. Additional experience in new media practice is desired.

The Fine Arts Department is searching for a colleague who will participate fully in both the department and university community. Tenure track assistant professors are eligible to receive annual research funds to support continued artistic and professional development.

How to apply

Applications can be uploaded at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12276. Please submit a cover letter, 20 images and/or video documentation of recent work with corresponding reference sheet, 15 images of student work also with corresponding reference sheet, a C.V. that includes exhibition and teaching experience, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Brandeis University is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and service. Applicants should address at least one of these areas of faculty effort in their C.V. indicating how their experiences, interests, commitments, or future goals could promote and build departmental and institutional pluralism, justice, or unity. Please include the names and contact information for three references. Reference letters are not required to complete the application but will be requested later in the interview process.
First consideration will be given to applications submitted by January 15, 2019.