ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN SCULPTURE, College of Fine Arts (9827/H2917)

Boston, Massachusetts
Aug 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor, Sculpture; full-time position; salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits, plus studio; Non-tenure track. Begins Fall 2018.

The Program:

Boston University seeks an Assistant Professor in Sculpture to join the faculty and teach in the BFA and MFA programs. Boston University's Sculpture program is situated in the College of Fine Arts, and draws upon the University's strong liberal arts environment for a comprehensive and diverse academic experience. The Sculpture program at BU encompasses a wide range of approaches, methods and skills, with an emphasis on personal expression grounded in material and technique.


The ideal candidate demonstrates a developed ability and keen interest in teaching sculpture. The successful candidate will teach all levels, with the focus on undergraduate courses, and contribute to academic advising, committee work and curriculum development. Applicants should possess drawing skills, a wide-ranging knowledge of the traditions of sculpture (welding, ceramics, woodworking, etc.), art history and theory, as well as a proven ability to teach all levels of contemporary studio practices, including digital.

Required Skills

Salary commensurate with experience. Must have an MFA, a minimum of three years teaching experience (excluding any TA positions) at the undergraduate level. The ideal candidate will have a substantive national or international exhibition record. Boston University offers a studio and excellent benefits within a vibrant city.

Please upload a letter of application, CV that lists contact information for three references, and your teaching philosophy, statement of artistic practice, as well as 15-20 images of your work and no more than 15 images of student work. Please do not upload more than requested. No email applications, please.

Also indicate in your letter of application whether or not you will be attending the College Art Association Annual Conference.

Application deadline: December 8, 2017

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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