Ithaca, NY
May 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Vacancy ID F2049 Job Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SCULPTURE Department Art School/Parent Organization School of Humanities and Sciences Division Provost and Educational Affairs Division Employment Category Fulltime-Temporary Academic Year 2017-2018 Anticipated start date 08/16/2017 If temporary, expected end date 05/31/2018 Faculty Status Term Position/Job Summary
Ithaca College's Department of Art invites applications for a full-time, one-year, non-tenure-eligible Assistant Professor of Sculpture 3/3 teaching position to begin August 16, 2017. Position will include teaching 3-D Design, Introduction to Sculpture, and other courses as appropriate for the candidate's expertise and the department's needs. In addition, it is expected that the successful candidate will have continued professional activity and maintain studio facilities.
Position/Job Qualifications
MFA in Sculpture or related field by appointment start date required. Three years of full-time college-level teaching experience and a proven record of teaching excellence preferred. Teaching expertise in wood shop, plaster and casting required. Experience in kiln, wood and metal shop maintenance/safety preferred. Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to teach in ways that acknowledge and value the varied learning styles and interests of a culturally diverse student population, reflecting a commitment to encouraging the success of all students.
EEO Statement
Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.
Instructions for submitting your application:
Interested individuals must apply online at and attach a cover letter, CV, representative course syllabi for Introduction to Sculpture and 3-D Design, and contact information of three professional references. The cover letter should address the candidate's teaching philosophy, relevant experience and creative interests, and how these relate to the position description above. Please include a web-link to 20 images of personal work, 20 images of student work, and image list/descriptions. Questions about the online application may be directed to (607) 274-8000. Incomplete applications may not be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by May 26, 2017.
Work authorization (select one): Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position Department description
The Art Department offers BA, BFA and Art Ed degrees and minors in Art and Graphic Design.
College description
At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. Our strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger's as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

To learn more about Ithaca College, visit us at
FLSA Status Exempt Is this position eligible for benefits? Yes

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  3. Syllabi
  4. Web-link for Images
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