Assistant Professor of Art (3-D Artist) - Multiple Campuses

Location
Macon, Georgia
Posted
Jan 24, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, Design
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Media, Culture, & the Arts invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Art (3-D Artist).  The successful candidate will possess the ability to teach ceramics, traditional studio sculpture techniques, emergent 3-D media and contemporary practices as well as supportive and core courses inthe College of Arts and Sciences. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

·Teaching a 4/4 load (2 studio classes/2 lecture classes per semester)

·Participate in departmental and curriculum development

·Service to the university, department, & community (i.e. committees, senate, boards, etc.)

·Instructional modes may include but are not limited to: face to face, hybrid, online, and multisite classroom  instruction

·Instructional times may include but are not limited to: day, evening, night, weekend, and online

·Advising students in timely progression through the art program and maintaining student records

·Maintaining equipment, materials, and classroom budget

·Maintain professional development through exhibitions, panel discussions, and/or academic written discourse

QUALIFICATIONS: Completed MFA in Ceramics, Sculpture, or Installation Art or the equivalent thereof with a terminal degree; demonstrated excellence in teaching on the college level with a minimum of three (3) years teaching experience; a minimum of three (3) years of professional studio practice.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Commitment to innovative pedagogical practices as well as active involvement in scholarly and creative practices; active knowledge in both traditional and digital studio practices; knowledge of current, contemporary discourse in sculpture as well as historical context within the studio practice; ability to work within a community oriented and diverse working environment; strong communication and interpersonal skills as well as time management abilities; possess the ability and sensitivity to work with a diverse student body; ability to effectively advise students in support of retention and graduation efforts in the Art program.

SALARY:  Commensurate with education and experience.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Review of applications will begin immediately. Position open until filled.

TO APPLY: Application materials should be emailed as a Microsoft Word or Adobe.pdf attachment to: recruitment@mga.edu with the subject line “AP Art 3D”. Application materials are to include a resume, an MGA Faculty application; a letter of interest which includes salary requirements; curriculum vitae; philosophy of teaching; four professional references and unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts of all institutions attended. Paper application materials will not be accepted.

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