The School of Art seeks instructors to teach a variety of studio art and lecture courses in some of the following areas: animation, art history, ceramics, drawing, foundations, glass, metals, painting, photography and intermedia arts, printmaking, sculpture, visual arts education, and visual communication. The School of Art at Ball State has forty-nine full-time faculty and offers state-of-the-art facilities serving over 500 undergraduate majors as well as a growing graduate program. Programs at the BA, BS, BFA and MFA levels include animation, art education, art history, ceramics, drawing, glass, metals, painting, photography and intermedia arts, printmaking, sculpture, and visual communication (graphic design). Housed in the Art and Journalism building, School of Art students enjoy over 57,000 square feet of world-class facilities, a nationally ranked animation program, the Atrium Gallery, and the Glick Center for Glass. Students and faculty work closely with David Owsley Museum of Art on campus, among the finest university art collections in the nation. Ball State University is accredited by the National Association for Schools of Art and Design
Length of Appointment
The School of Art at Ball State University anticipates the need to hire individuals to teach semester courses in a variety of studio art and lecture courses in some of the following areas: animation, art history, ceramics, drawing, foundations, glass, metals, painting, photography and intermedia arts, printmaking, sculpture, visual arts education, and visual communication. Responsibilities include teaching 1-3 undergraduate art courses.
Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in Art from an accredited college or university completed by start of appointment. (For Art History, master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in Art History from an accredited college or university.) Experience teaching at the college or university level.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
For Art History, Ph.D. with 18 graduate hours in Art History from an accredited college or university by start of appointment. For studio courses, M.F.A. from an accredited college or university by start of appointment. Experience teaching at the college of university level beyond graduate assistantships. Evidence of scholarly publications and activities.
Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.
About Ball State University
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of 10 academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.
Department: School of Art:600020
Posting Number: 201500253F
Number of Vacancies: Multiple
Desired Start Date: 08/17/2018
Position End Date
Applications Accepted Through Date: 07/25/2018
Open Until Filled: No
How to apply
Applicants, please identify your areas of expertise when applying (example: ceramics).
1. Cover letter.
2. Curriculum vitae, including a link to artist website if one is available.
3. Representative course syllabus under the “Other” document in the Applicant Documents section.
4. Samples of your current work and student work: 20 images (for those applying to teach studio courses) under the “Portfolio” document in the Applicant Documents section.
Although the option to upload copies of masters and doctorate transcripts is available in the application, an official, original doctoral transcript showing the highest degree granted is required at time of hire. Additionally, a degree verification will be ordered at time of hire.
Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information
Dr. Michael Prater (firstname.lastname@example.org)
School of Art
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.