Assistant Professor, Sculpture

Greensboro, NC
Mar 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Number 000937

Functional Title Assistant Professor, Sculpture

Position Type Tenure Stream

Position Summary

The School of Art at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is seeking a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in sculpture. All applicants should show evidence of a strong independent studio practice, a commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds, and demonstrated excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching. Successful applicants for this position will teach sculpture at the undergraduate and graduate levels, will advise undergraduates, and serve on M.F.A. thesis committees.

The School of Art is part of the College of Visual & Performing Arts, a community of artists with almost 1500 undergraduate and graduate students. It is the largest visual and performing arts unit in the University of North Carolina system and is recognized for its comprehensive array of graduate programs and the success of its graduates. The School of Art enrolls over 400 majors and offers degrees in Art Education, Art History, New Media and Design, Painting, Printmaking and Drawing, Photography, Sculpture and Ceramics.

Housed in a first-rate facility and located next door to the acclaimed Weatherspoon Art Museum, the School of Art has also opened the Greensboro Project Space gallery and experimental site in a vibrant downtown area that is home to the Elsewhere Museum, the International Civil Rights Museum and numerous other cultural institutions.

We seek to attract a diverse applicant pool for this position, including women and members of minority groups. UNCG, a Minority Serving Institution and Federally recognized Title III institution, is an EEO/AA/M/F/D/V employer and we have a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity.

Minimum Qualifications

MFA required
significant record of peer-reviewed creative activity
Broad knowledge of historical and contemporary global practices in the visual arts.

Preferred Qualifications

MFA Sculpture is preferred
3 years of teaching experience preferred

Tenure Status Tenure Track

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply for the position, electronically submit the following as Word or PDF:
• statement of interest
• curriculum vita/resume
• research statement
• link to professional portfolio (20 works)
• teaching philosophy
• link to portfolio of student work (20 works)
Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) References, in the References section of the electronic application. These References will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Reference/Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur when an applicant is being considered for an interview

Recruitment Range Commensurate with experience

Org #-Department Art - 12203

Job Open Date 11/08/2016

For Best Consideration Date 01/09/2017

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)

Time Limited? No

Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Link to Professional Portfolio
  5. Teaching Philosophy
  6. Research Statement
  7. Other Documents
  8. Link to Portfolio of Student Work
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • UNCGjobsearch Website
    • Greensboro News & Record
    • Carolina Peacemaker
    • Other Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other Professional Journal
    • UNC System Job Board
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Other

To learn more or to apply for this position please visit our UNCGjobsearch website at



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