Assistant Professor of Art



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Job description

Briar Cliff University of Iowa, an institution committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective, seeks applications for a 9-month, full-time Assistant Professor of Art to start in the Fall of 2023.


Candidates must have earned a terminal degree, preferably either an M.F.A. in Studio Art or a Ph.D. in Art History or show evidence of the planned receipt of the degree before the Fall 2023 semester.

Key Responsibilities

    • Teach a 4/4 load with course release for administrative duties. Typical courses include art history, art appreciation, drawing, design, and studio courses.
    • Curate and maintain the campus art gallery.
    • Serve on committees and participate in ongoing education through our Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching.

How to apply

Apply online

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should provide

      • Curriculum vitae
      • Cover letter
      • Graduate transcripts
      • Teaching statement
      • Portfolio of artwork or publications
      • The names and contact information of three references

About Briar Cliff

Perched on a scenic hilltop in Sioux City, Iowa, Briar Cliff University is a liberal arts institution offering baccalaureate to doctoral degree programs and is home to more than 1,000 students. Since 1930, the University has educated students in the Franciscan tradition of service, caring, and openness to all. Grounded in faith and pursuit of higher learning, the liberal arts education from Briar Cliff shapes more than just students’ résumés – it shapes their character.